Mario Almondo (born 17 September 1964) is an Italian engineer, currently Operations Director of the Ferrari Formula One team.
A native of Turin, Almondo studied engineering and industrial management at the Politecnico of Milan. After brief spells as a lecturer, in military service and in Italian industry, he joined Ferrari in 1991 as an engineer. After working both in Ferrari's road and race car divisions, he was promoted to become Industrial Director of the F1 operation in 1995.
Following Ross Brawn's decision to leave Ferrari in October 2006, Almondo took his role of Technical Director. On 12 November 2007 he was made operations director.
- ^ Brawn quits at Ferrari Telegraph.com article, retrieved October 27, 2006.
- ^ Ferrari Announce New Tech Structure , November 12, 2007.