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001_smallAhead of 2014 Formula 1 season, the Williams team has expanded its engineering team as part of its ongoing work to strengthen the technical structure with a trio to joins.

As part of the process, 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.

Max Nightgale, to report directly to Andreasen, has been promoted to chief scientist of vehicles to ensure a focus on performance within the new structure, which will improve the connection between the operations of career and work of progressive development.

“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.”

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