Jay Frye (pictured) has been named president of INDYCAR, as part of Hulman & Co.’s organizational changes. He has led INDYCAR’s competition and operations departments since November 2015 and now will add marketing and communications to his responsibilities. Mark Miles will continue as CEO of INDYCAR. Frye joined Hulman & Co., which owns INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in 2013 as chief revenue officer, leading the combined team of INDYCAR and IMS in sponsorship sales, licensing and account services.
Mark Sibla (pictured) has been named chief of staff of all INDYCAR departments. He most recently served as INDYCAR chief of staff, competition and operations. Sibla will similarly expand his role with the Indianapolis-based sanctioning body..
The reorganization is a result of C.J. O’Donnell’s resignation at year’s end. O’Donnell has been chief marketing officer at INDYCAR and IMS since November 2013.
Curt Cavin, INDYCAR vice president of communications, and a new role to be filled of INDYCAR vice president of marketing, will report to Frye.
Additional organizational changes have been made at IMS, including:
• Jarrod Krisiloff will have his responsibilities expanded at IMS, becoming vice president of facilities and events. He has been executive director, events, for the past two years.
• Dan Skiver has been named director of operations, and will be responsible for the many functions related to IMS events.
• Pat Garlock has been promoted to assistant manager of facilities and events.
• Alex Damron has been promoted to senior director of communications, for IMS and Hulman & Co. and corporate communications will be added to his responsibilities.