Aston Martin strikes important blow and snaps up experienced designer from Alfa Romeo

17-06-2021 10:52 | Updated: 17-06-2021 12:42
by GPblog.com
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Aston Martin strikes important blow and snaps up experienced designer from Alfa Romeo

Aston Martin has struck an important blow in the technical field. With Luca Furbatto, it has found an experienced Engineer Director for 2022.

Alfa Romeo loses designer

Aston Martin is clearly working towards the top of Formula 1. The current designer of the Alfa Romeo car is 'the first of many new names' to join the Silverstone team, it is reported.

''It is very exciting to join Aston Martin as Engineering Director. It is a project that has all the ingredients for success – committed leadership, a talented workforce, and fresh investment in resources. I am looking forward to playing my part in establishing this team at the very top of the sport,'' Furbatto revealed in the press release.

Aston Martin moving forward

''As we continue to add weight to our technical team, we are hugely excited that Luca Furbatto has chosen to join Aston Martin. Working with our existing Engineering Group, he will bring a valuable perspective and knowledge to help shape our approach in the short and medium term. 'This appointment coincides with Andrew Green stepping up to a new role where he will take a global perspective on the company’s mid to long-term technical strategy,'' said Otmar Szafnauer.

''The recruitment of Luca Furbatto adds an exceptionally talented engineer to our Technical Team. He brings a vast amount of experience with him built up from more than two decades in the sport spent at several leading Formula One teams. This is the first of many key appointments we are making in line with our ambition to establish Aston Martin at the front of the grid,'' concludes Andrew Green.

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