LAUSANNE, Switzerland - SportAccord Convention announced today that Jean Todt, President of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), will be the subject of an Interview of the Day during the conference programme of the 11th annual event in Saint Petersburg, Russia, from May 26-31, 2013. 

Jean Todt has been the President of FIA, the world regulator of motor sport, since 2009. His long experience and his exceptional record of achievements acquired as a rally co-driver in the World Championship and then as manager of Peugeot Sport and Ferrari during a period of great success in Formula 1, give him a unique global vision of this sport, which is facing multiple challenges.

Other stellar names newly added to the conference speaker line-up are Shaila-Ann Rao, CEO, Sportfive, and Carlos Nuzman, President of the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee, who will joining UK Minister of Sport the RT Hon Hugh Robertson in a discussion of Gains & Gambles for Government. The moderator will be Mike Miller, CEO of the World Olympians Association.

New top-flight participants have also joined the City Forum with the addition to the speaker line-up of Andrew Craig, President, The Craig Company, and Lucien Boyer, CEO, Havas Sports & Entertainment.