By: Spencer Neff
December 17, 2018 | 5:21 pm
On Monday afternoon, current INDYCAR president of competition Jay Frye saw his role with IndyCar expand as he was named president of the sanctioning body. Beginning in 2019, Frye will also oversee the Marketing and Communications departments as part of his expanded role.
Current Hulman & Company president and CEO Mark Miles announced the day’s changes.
Since November 2015, Frye has served as its President of Competition and Operations departments. He previously served as IndyCar’s Chief Revenue Officer, a role he took on in 2013.
The move comes in response to C.J. O’Donnell’s resignation at year’s end. O’Donnell has served as the Chief Marketing Officer for IndyCar and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) since November 2013.
Mark Sibla, the Chief of Staff for Competition and Operations under Frye, will also have his role expanded. Per today’s press release, Sibla will become Chief of Staff for all IndyCar departments.
Curt Cavin, IndyCar’s Vice President of Communications will be among those reporting to Frye. A new role (Vice President of Marketing) to be filled will also report to Frye.
Hulman and Co. (parent company of IMS and IndyCar) also announced the following changes in today’s press release:
· Jarrod Krisiloff will have his responsibilities expanded at IMS, becoming Vice President, Facilities and Events. He has been Executive Director, Events, for the past two years.
· Dan Skiver will become Director, Operations, and responsible for the many functions related to IMS events. Pat Garlock will be promoted to Assistant Manager, Facilities and Events.
· Alex Damron will be promoted to Senior Director, Communications, for IMS and Hulman & Company, and corporate communications will be added to his responsibilities.
Header Image by Chris Owens/INDYCAR.