Jamie Reigle has joined FIA Formula E Championship as its new Chief Executive Officer in place of Alejandro Agag.

Having worked with Manchester United in English Premier League and most recently with Los Angeles Rams in the NFL, Reigle comes in with wealth of experience to lead the Formula E operations from 2019/20.

He fills in for Agag, who moves to the Chairman role of Formula E board. Reigle was chosen after rigorous selection process where Agag was part of as well being the new Chairman.

“I’m delighted and honoured to be charged with leading Formula E through its next phase of development,” said Reigle. “I’ve followed the championship from inception and admired the global sports platform Alejandro and his team have created in short order.

“I’m eager to plug in and work with Alejandro to continue to develop Formula E as the most exciting series in motorsport and a platform for the potential of the future of electric vehicles and sustainable mobility.”

Reigle key work will be retaining relationships with key sponsors, teams and long-standing partners like FIA along with existing host cities. He will also oversee the overall management of the company and day-to-day work.

“I’d like to take this opportunity to officially welcome Jamie to the Formula E family,” said Agag. “Jamie’s wealth of experience working in sports properties across North America, Europe and Asia make him the best person for the job.

“With his addition to our existing executive team, we have an incredibly strong line-up to continue building and developing Formula E through our next growth cycle.

“I’ll be making the transition to Chairman and will work in tandem with Jamie to ensure that our vision and plans for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship are fulfilled.”