Maserati names Giovanni Tommaso Sgro Head of Maserati Corse

Modena, Italy –  2 May 2022 – Giovanni Tommaso Sgro has been assigned responsibility for the Maserati Corse (Maserati Racing) department. In his role, Sgro will lead the brand’s work in the sporting field, reporting directly to Davide Grasso, Maserati CEO and operationally to Jean-Marc Finot, Senior VP, Stellantis Motorsport.

Giovanni Tommaso Sgro is an Italian American, born in Rome. A graduate in Communication Sciences from the University of Rhode Island (USA), he also completed university studies in Spanish and business administration. He can boast a great deal of long-standing international professional experience, with responsibilities in marketing and brand creation. Sgro has held a series of positions with increasing responsibility within Diageo, including Group Brand Director and spent almost 10 years with the company managing a number of global brands. He was in charge of leveraging the motorsports platforms which Included a 7 year commitment with NASCAR, Grand Am and Rolex 24, maximizing the sponsorship.

With motorsport in its genes, Maserati will be the first Italian brand to compete in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship from 2023.  As such, the newly created organization aims to renew the Maserati spirit of pure competition.  Sgro will be coordinating Maserati’s future work in motorsport; he will raise awareness of the brand and its racing vocation.

Maserati S.p.A.
Maserati produces a complete range of unique cars, immediately recognisable by their extraordinary personality. Thanks to their style, technology and innately exclusive character, they delight the most discerning, demanding tastes and have always been a reference point for the global automotive industry. A tradition of successful cars, each of them redefining what makes an Italian sports car in terms of design, performance, comfort, elegance and safety, currently available in more than seventy markets internationally. Ambassadors of this heritage are the Quattroporte flagship, the Ghibli sports sedan, the Levante, the first SUV made by Maserati, and the Grecale, the all-new “everyday exceptional” SUV, all models characterised by the use of the highest quality materials and excellent technical solutions. Ghibli, Levante and Grecale are also available in hybrid versions. A complete range, equipped with 4-cylinder hybrid powertrains, V6 petrol and V8 petrol, with rear-wheel and four-wheel drive, embodying the performance DNA of the Trident Brand. The top-of-the-range is the MC20 super sports car, powered by the ground-breaking Nettuno V6 engine, incorporating F1-derived technologies available in the power unit of a standard production car for the first time.

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