Fnatic has officially announced that Nick Fry,
What a coup for Esports! Super pumped to work with an incredible sports entrepreneur, Nick Fry, whos joining Fnatic as Head of Commercial Strategy. Nick founded his own F1 team Brawn GP, won the championship then sold it to Mercedes to become CEO! #FNCWIN https://t.co/SZHgxB58ju pic.twitter.com/4VaqvgAbGi— Sam Mathews (@sammathews) February 5, 2018
Fry is well known in the automotive and sports industries for his time in Formula One, where he most recently worked as Mercedes' Formula One CEO. He was involved in the sport for 11 years, during which time he founded his own Formula One team and led it to a world title in 2009 before selling to Mercedes.
Not sure how many people realise the significance for #esports this piece of news is, but it’s enormous! Congrats @FNATIC on bringing in #NickFry - An incredibly talented individual. https://t.co/QeXDyGoEgg pic.twitter.com/X5DXGi04iw— Matt Litherland (@mattsince87) February 6, 2018
Fnatic recently announced its EU LCS roster for 2018, as well as a controversial roster change for its Dota 2 squad after a win at an ESL One Katowice qualifier.
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