Who is Mansour Ojjeh's daughter? Family and son of McLaren F1 figure revealed

Joshua Rogers June 6, 2021
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Who is Mansour Ojjeh’s daughter, Sara Ojjeh? Family and son of McLaren F1 figure revealed after his passing.

Who is Mansour Ojjeh?

On Sunday, 6 June 2021, it was reported Mansour Ojjeh had passed away at the age of 68. The official McLaren Twitter account released a statement on his passing.

A statement read: “It is with deep sadness that McLaren Racing announces the death of Mansour Ojjeh, shareholder of McLaren since 1984.

“Mr Ojjeh passed away peacefully this morning in Geneva, aged 68, surrounded by his family, to whom the team sends its most heartfelt condolences.”

Ojjeh was a key stakeholder and team figure for McLaren over the years.

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Who is Mansour Ojjeh’s daughter?

Mansour Ojjeh’s daughter is Sara Ojjeh.

Not much is known about her but in 2007 she was seen on her dad’s 235-foot yacht Kogo – named after his wife. Other guests included with Lewis Hamilton.

Sara was 18 years old at the time.

The Mirror reported at the time that Sara was friends with actors Jude Law and Michael Douglas, and Douglas did the presentations when she graduated from the International School of Geneva.

A source told them she’s “very bright”.

Sara Ojjeh is also a dedicated philanthropist with special interests in international development, global health and education.

Sara Ojjeh is a trained birth doula and strong advocate for maternal health and birth rights.

She and her siblings founded the Ojjeh Family Fund and have worked for more than 15 years providing grants in the areas of education, women’s and human rights, and health.

In 2013, Sara was a founding member of The Maverick Collective, a ground-breaking philanthropic and advocacy initiative to transform the lives of girls and women around the world.

Who is Mansour Ojjeh’s son?

Ojjeh has been a senior figure at McLaren since his TAG Group invested in the company more than 30 years ago.

TAG switched its backing from Williams to McLaren after being recruited by Ron Dennis. Ojjeh played a key role in McLaren’s expansion and established a close friendship with Dennis.

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Mansour’s Ojjeh’s son, Sultan, took his place as a McLaren Group director on 12 June 2020. Since then, he has sat on the board on Mansour’s behalf.

Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.