Livio Suppo joined HRC in 2010, giving a precious contribution in marketing and riders management. Thanks to his previous experience, where for 10 years he was responsible for, and lead the Ducati MotoGP project, Suppo has brought with him into HRC a new and fresh approach to racing to racing. 2013 was Mr. Suppo’s maiden year as Team Principal of the Repsol Honda Team. As requirements for exposure and advertising increase in MotoGP, the role of Team Principal has broadened from a mere head of machine development to a powerful role as the manager of Communication and Marketing. Since then Mr. Suppo continued his dual-role as Team Principal and HRC Communication and Marketing Director, involved in all aspects related to media and sponsors.

Career History

1989 Degree in Business and Administration at the University of Turin
1995 – 1998 Responsible for Benetton motorcycle racing project with Tohru Ukawa, Marco Melandri
1999 – 2002 Ducati Corse Marketing Manager
2003 – 2009 Ducati MotoGP Project Leader Riders: Loris Capirossi (MotoGP 2003-07), Troy Bayliss (2003-04) Carlos Checa (05) Sete Gibernau (06), Casey Stoner (2007-09), Marco Melandri (08), Nicky Hayden (09)
2010 Joined HRC as Marketing Director
2011-2012 Communication and Marketing Director
2013-Present Team Principal