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Todt Leaves All Ferrari Posts

Jean Todt, the former CEO of Ferrari and team principal of the F1 team has resigned from all positions within the Italian marque and has officially left all of his positions it was announced today.

The Frenchman, who joined Ferrari in 1993 and was instrumental in bringing German Michael Schumacher to the team, who later won 5 World Championships and with team mates numerous construcotrs titles decided last year to quit his role on the F1 team.

Todt was awarded with the post of CEO of Ferrari’s road car division in 2006, as Luca di Montezemolo became the managing director of the Ferrari company.  Todt has overseen car launches including the 599 GTB Fiorano, F430 Scuderia and recently the critically acclaimed California.

“Jean Todt has been one of the leading protagonists of the Ferrari story of the last 15 years,” declared Montezemolo.

“Skill and passion have always characterised his work and have won him my persona respect and affection, the one of the Company as a whole and of the Prancing Horse enthusiasts everywhere.

“I would like to wish him the very best for the future which I hope will prove extremely satisfying both personally and professionally.

“All of these years we’ve spent together – victories and tough times included – have forged a link between Jean Todt and Ferrari that will never be broken.”

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