Mission24 is steered by the Presidents of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, Pierre Fillon, and GreenGT, Christophe Ricard. Those in charge of managing the project are experts from the two entities.

Pierre Fillon

President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest

Pierre Fillon discovered the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966 thanks to his grandfather. Since then the Le Mans native has not missed a race. In parallel to his professional activity as an ophthalmic surgeon, he has fulfilled his passion for driving by taking part in training courses and events. In 1995, he joined the ACO after which he was appointed as administrator in December 2003. In November 2006, he became a member of the steering committee and was elected president of the club on 31st May 2012. In its role as defender of road users the ACO plays an active role in the development of tomorrow’s mobility. Fillon, who is co-president of MissionH24, has stated his determination to promote hydrogen in car racing.

Christophe Ricard

GreenGT President

Christophe Ricard joined GreenGT in 2010. From 1995 to 2009 he was President and CEO of OM Pharma (biotech) in Geneva. He has an MBNA and a degree in marketing-advertising (USC/Columbia). Cutting-edge technology and environmental responsibility are at the core of his reflections and actions as an entrepreneur. He is an investor in innovative activities and the reference shareholder, president of GreenGT and co-president of MissionH24. Ricard is a true enthusiast and has raced Formula Fords (French Championship, Eurocup, Ford Festival) as well as taking part in endurance events (FIA Sports Cars, LMES).

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