Former Volkswagen technical director Francois-Xavier Demaison fills in the exact position at Williams Racing from 2021.
The process of restructurisation continues at Williams and Francois-Xavier Demaison is a new part of it – it has been announced earlier on Tuesday that he joins the team as the technical director.
Demaison reacts on the announcement: “I am really looking forward to joining Williams Racing, as they begin an exciting journey to turn their performance around. It’s going to be a great challenge, but one that I am eager to start. They have a great team of talented people, and I hope I can work with them and the senior management team to help carve out a direction for the future, to help the team achieve its ambitions.”
Williams Racing’s CEO Jost Capito adds: “We are delighted to welcome FX to the team. I have seen his technical capabilities first-hand, and his sporting successes speak for themselves. Bringing in someone of his calibre to our already experienced technical team will help drive the future direction of our operation and strengthen our team. I have no doubt that his knowledge will contribute to us taking another important step towards our ambitions of winning again. At Williams we have an exciting challenge ahead of us, and I look forward to seeing FX contribute as we continue on this journey.”
Francois-Xavier Demaison is well-known for working as the Volkswagen technical director, where his car won four consecutive WRC titles.