My guess it’s more (in both cases) the end of a restructuring. After you get the people to fill the positions, you look at the organisation to maximise the people you got.Just_a_fan wrote: ↑Sat Aug 14, 2021 9:44 amCould this be as a result of the cost cap? Certain senior management roles are excluded from the cost cap I believe. Maybe it's just the team ensuring those salaries are "safe".ralphster7 wrote: ↑Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:37 pmMcLaren have also renamed all their engineering positions.
James Key is now Executive Technical Director, Andrea Stella Executive Racing Director, and Piers Thynne Executive Operations Director (from Production Director)
Really don't know why they've done this but I guess it is to distinguish the engineering hierarchy more clearly.
Williams have done a similar thing with Adam Carter now Engineering Director (instead of Chief Engineer) and Dave Wheater now Aerodynamics Director (instead of Head of Aero)