May 2 - International Automobile Federation (FIA) President Jean Todt will partake in an "Interview of the Day" event during SportAccord Convention in St Petersburg later this month.
Frenchman Todt has served as President of the world auto sport governing body for four years after achieving huge success as chief executive and special adviser to Ferrari from 2004 to 2009 and general manager of Scuderia Ferrari from 1993-2007, leading the Italians to 14 Formula One world titles and 106 victories in his time.
He also saw great success in his early career as a rally co-driver, working alongside the likes of Hannu Mikkola and compatriot Jean-Pierre Nicolas.
Other new additions to the SportAccord Convention conference speaker line-up include Rio 2016 Organising Committee President Carlos Nuzman and Sportfive chief executive Shaila-Ann Rao, who will join Britain's Minister of Sport Hugh Robertson to discuss the Gains and Gambles for Government, moderated by Mike Miller, chief executive of the World Olympians Association.
New top-flight participants have also joined the City Forum, with Andrew Craig, President of the Craig Company, and Lucien Boyer, chie fexeucitve of Havas Sports & Entertainment added to the line-up.
To view a list of confirmed speakers and find out more details about SportAccord Convention 2013, click here.
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