World motorsport personality David Richards joins AeroMobil board of advisors

Recently added to AeroMobil’s growing list of A-list board of advisors is David Richards; founder of UK based world-leading motorsport and technology business, Prodrive. Mr. Richards will be a key asset in staying relevant with the latest technologies, while also helping generate connections to industry investors.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 — The current roster of AeroMobil’s board of advisors includes Anthony Sheriff - former MD of McLaren Automotive, Glenn Mercer who spent two decades at the McKinsey as an automotive specialist partner, and world-class inventor and advocate for new technology, Dean Kamen. Together they create a collective force of industry leaders that contribute insurmountable knowledge in the areas of research, product development, regulatory affairs, and product positioning.

As AeroMobil grows, the board of advisor’s influence naturally increases. With the support of the board, the overarching goal becomes to accelerate development to its highest probability of success. These experienced industry experts seek to help AeroMobil achieve their goal of revolutionizing the personal transportation industry by making it vastly more efficient, environmentally-friendly, and exciting by combining the best of a car, plane and computer technologies in a single vehicle – the flying car. With Mr. David Richards’s agreement to become a member of the board of advisors in August 2016, AeroMobil takes one step closer to seeing this dream come to fruition.

With Mr. Richards help we will be even more capable of developing technologies that can be leveraged and monetized in other areas, including more conventional aerospace and automotive industries. His experience and vast expert knowledge of the industry is already proving to be an accelerator in our development.” – said Juraj Vaculik, co-founder, and CEO of AeroMobil.

David Richards, CBE (Commander of British Empire), founded Prodrive in 1984 and acted as a chairman of Aston Martin. He is one of the most respected figures in world motorsport. Mr. Richards has been instrumental in establishing Prodrive as a world-leading motorsport and technology business. He has also led two F1 teams – Benetton and BAR - as team principal and in the latter led the team to second place in the F1 Constructors’ World Championship in 2004. Today, he is actively involved in all aspects of the Prodrive group and works closely with the board to develop the business strategy, supporting the executive team in its new business activity.