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Nick Fry began his career with the Ford Motor Company in 1977 as a graduate trainee after gaining a degree in Economics from the University of Wales.

Over the next 24 years he held a variety of positions within Ford in Product Development, Marketing, Manufacturing and at Aston Martin where he was Managing Director. Nick worked with Ford in the UK, Detroit, USA, and Cologne, Germany where he spent his final two years with the company as Product Planning and Business Director for Ford Europe.

In January 2001, Nick joined Prodrive in the role of Managing Director where he was responsible for leading Prodrive's expansion into outsourced engineering services as well as maintaining the company's position in premier division motorsport. During this time the team won the World Rally Championship twice with client Subaru, the GT Sports Car Class at Le Mans with Ferrari, Saloon Car Races with Ford in Australia as well as numerous other events.

Nick also took on the responsibility of Managing Director of the BAR Honda Formula One Team as part of a Prodrive management agreement to restructure the team.

Instrumental in negotiating Honda's subsequent purchase of the team, Nick became CEO of the Honda Racing F1 Team in 2005. He was the helm for the team's first victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix in August 2006 and remained in his position as Chief Executive following the transfer of ownership from Honda and the creation of the Brawn GP Formula One Team in March 2009.

Brawn GP with engine partners Mercedes-Benz went on to achieve eight victories in the 2009 Formula One season, winning the Constructors’ Championship and the Drivers’ Championship with Jenson Button.