The Australian V8 Ute Racing Series board has seen movement in its stables of late with Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher voted to the positon of Director, representing the Ford’s shareholder’s interests following the resignation of long term Director Ben Dunn. Andrew Eglinton was also re-elected for a further term to represent the Holden Shareholders alongside Kim Jane.
Fisher will bring with him a wealth of experience, not just as a driver but also with vast background in business management and consulting. Andrew has also been a shareholder and racer in the Series since 2007 in the Jesus Racing Ford, and is looking forward to contributing to the Series at Board level.
“I’m looking forward to being a part of the Board, obviously I’ve been a part of the Ute Series for a long time and it’s great to be a part of the planning process, especially with the evolUTEion 2016 UTE오고 그쪽으로 흥분과 기대의 모든. 그것은 우리가 더 큰 높이로 이미 훌륭한 시리즈 무엇을 취할 수있는 곳을 찾고 다른 사람들과 함께 작업 보드로 큰 것입니다,"피셔는 설명했다.
에글 링턴은 김 제인과 함께 홀든 캠프를 나타냅니다. 그는 처음 후반의 역할에 선임되었다 2005 그리고 재선 지난 달 사임, 원하는 경우 그래서 홀든 주주는 변화를위한 기회를 가질 것. 엔지니어링 수석 계정 경영진 및 기술 채용 회사 아데코, 다시 한 번 역할을 담당 할 준비가되어.
"나는 홀든 주주의 이사로 역할을 계속하고 범주에 대한 지속적인 지원을 제공 할 수 있도록 최선을 찾고 있어요. It’s an exciting time in the Series moving into the evolUTEion platform and it will be fantastic to be continually involved in the progression,” said Eglinton.
Independent Chairman of the Board Peter Henry welcomes both Eglinton and Fisher on-board.
“Congratulations to Andrew on his reappointment to the Board but also it’s fantastic to have Andrew Fisher on board. His depth and business experience will add great value and we’re looking forward to the exciting couple of years that we have coming up as the evolUTEion continues,” says Henry.
The Board also renewed the contract of Event Management / Marketing Company SPHERIX, on a multi-year contract, to continue running the Australian V8 Ute Racing Series and partner Bill West is looking forward to the opportunity.
“We’ve be involved for a long time now and to see the Series move into its next phase is really exciting. My business partner Craig Denyer and I have had 8 great years with the Ute family and we are looking forward to taking the series to a new and exciting level. We have seen Craig Dontas go through puberty, Jack Elsegood get engaged, David Sieders become a father, David White move into management level in V8 Supercars, Ryal Harris win back to back titles plus Chris Pither, Warren Luff, Marcus Zukanovic, James Moffat, George Miedecke and Jesse Dixon all go on to race V8 Supercars, so it’s been a great ride,” said West.
The five V8 Ute Board directors include Peter Henry as the Independent Chairman, Kim Jane and Andrew Eglinton as the Holden Shareholder Directors and Gary MacDonald and Andrew Fisher as the Ford Shareholder Directors.