Date published: January 10 2019
McLaren has appointed German Andreas to the new role of managing director as their staff continues over
The 46-year-old, ex-boss of Porsche’s World Endurance Championship team, will join “during 2019”, reporting to chief executive officer Zak Brown.
The Woking outfit are desperate to re-establish themselves in 201
9 after years of struggles, and Brown believes the appointment of Seidl will mark a huge Step into the reversal of McLaren’s fortunes
Speaking to BBC he said: “[Seidl is] a highly capable leader with a track record of success.
” It is another important step in our F1 performance recovery plan and long-term commitment to F1. undecided.
“This is an enormous one s privilege and challenge, “Seidl customs BBC.
” To have an opportunity to contribute to the McLaren legacy is extremely special and inspiring.
“McLaren has the vision, leadership and experience but, most importantly, the people to return to the front, and that will be my absolute focus and mission. ” Follow us on Twitter @ Planet_F1 and like our Facebook page .