The Brit driver won the F1 championship by a margin of 46 points over Vettel whose campaign imploded with crashes and reliability issues and resulted in a series of poor results in Singapore, Malaysia and Japan.
Lewis Hamilton has won the F1 title in three of the past four seasons with Mercedes, losing out to former teammate Nico Rosberg last year.
Mani also felt that former BCCI President and ICC Chairman N Srinivasan had a significant role to play in India not resuming bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan.
Marchionne is unhappy with the sport's proposed 2021 engine rules, which were revealed at the end of October, and has said that Ferrari could leave F1.
Sreerupa also served as the cricket manager of the Indian women's team during three World Cups - 1993, 1997 and 2000.
Next year's Sauber car will bear the Alfa Romeo logo and will be equipped with Ferrari power units.
Hamilton's winning margin of 46 points over Vettel does not reflect an often tense title battle, one in which Ferrari had a genuine chance of breaking Mercedes' stranglehold until Vettel's alarming dip.
It was a frustrating finale to a topsy-turvy year that saw Ricciardo finish fifth in the Formula One standings.
Raikkonen currently sits fifth in the driver's standings heading into this weekend's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Vettel was .149 seconds behind Hamilton, and Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo was .303 back in third.
With Hamilton wrapping up this year's title two races ago, the pressure is off this week at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
In a possible case of ‘Love Jihad’, a former Mumbai model has alleged that her Muslim husband forced her to follow his religion, adding that he tortured and assaulted her to do so.