Williams further strengthens engineering team
13 January 2014 – Williams has further strengthened its engineering team ahead of the 2014 season with a trio of signings.
Jakob Andreasen, formerly of Force India, joins the Grove-based outfit as Head of Engineering Operations, where he will report to Chief Technical Officer Pat Symonds who arrived from Marussia last season.
Craig Wilson, who returns after a spell at Mercedes, and Rod Nelson, who switches from Lotus, are the other new additions, taking on the roles of Head of Vehicle Dynamics and Chief Test & Support Engineer respectively.
Meanwhile, Max Nightingale has been promoted to Head of Vehicle Science, where he will report to Andreasen.
"Williams is determined to make strong improvements in our competitiveness over the coming seasons and these new appointments continue our aggressive approach in recruiting some of the sport's best talent," said Symonds.
"We are also committed to allowing our existing talent to grow and showcase their skills in senior leadership roles.
"Our engineering team for the coming season is looking strong and I'm excited about what we can achieve moving forwards."