The Williams team has officially announced the invitation of paddy Lowe to the position of chief technical Director.
The former head of the technical Department of Mercedes, will assume overall responsibility for engineering operations in Grou. Also, Lowe’s will take place in the Board of Directors of the Williams Group and will receive a stake in the company.
“I always had great respect for Williams, my first team in Formula 1, – quotes low press-service of Williams. – A great honour for me to be back here in a leadership position and become a shareholder.
I’m extremely motivated and want to contribute to the development of the team.
Future plan proposed by the Board of Directors of the Williams, looks convincing and has helped me make the decision to join the company committed to the development of their unique heritage and return to the top of Formula 1.
Looking forward to a new interesting stage in his career, working with Claire, Mike [O ‘ Driscoll, CEO of Williams Grand Prix Holdings], Nick [rose, Chairman of the Board of Directors] and all the other members of this great team, especially with Frank, which is one of the biggest enthusiasts of Motorsport, I know!”
Deputy head Williams Claire Williams added: “I am delighted to welcome paddy to Williams as chief technical Director. The invitation of the expert of such level will not only raise the morale of all our employees, but also help the team back into the lead group.
The ambitions of the Williams firm – we want to win races and Championships, but we need the best staff. We believe that paddy has got a leader who will set the direction for further change. This is a turning point for our team, and we enthusiastically look to the future.”
As noted in the press release, Lowe joined the team today, March 16.
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