Shaun Whitehead joins the team from Red Bull as Wiliams’ new head of aerodynamic process. The role of head of aerodynamic performance will be taken by Dave Wheater, formerly of Lotus.
Chief technical officer Pat Symonds said: “These two appointments show our commitment to both improving the process of aerodynamic development while focussing on the application of that development to true on-track performance.”
“Dave and Shaun bring a wealth of experience to our team and I welcome them both to Grove and fully expect them to make significant contributions to the renewed competitiveness that we are all working so hard to achieve.
“With Dave and Shaun on board, and under Jason’s stewardship, we will be well positioned to make gains in this important area and support the continuing task of developing the FW36 in what promises to be an exciting year for the sport in 2014.”
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