Aston Martin sign Mark White as new Operations Director

From the start of September, Mark White will become the brand new Operations Director at the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team.

White has over twenty five years experience behind him having started at Honda in 1994. Whilst working for the Japanese manufacturer White took on various managerial roles including leading Synchro Motorsport, the Honda race team based out of their UK manufacturing sites.

White will take full responsibility of Production Control, Quality Assurance and Manufacturing. White will report to Bob Halliwell, who has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer.

Aston Martin CEO and Team Principal Otmar Szafnauer, is extremely pleased with White’s arrival.

“Mark White’s arrival at Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team will be a key appointment and add valuable expertise to our factory operations. Mark’s experience of the automotive world will be especially relevant as the cost cap comes into force with greater emphasis on containing manufacturing expenses. 

“He will also continue our push to improve quality and efficiency in our production and manufacturing systems. It is yet another demonstration of our desire to strengthen the team in all areas with another experienced senior leader.”

White himself is extremely proud to be joining such a famous manufacturer and race team.

“I am hugely proud to be joining the talented men and women at Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team this September. I have been extremely impressed by the passion and desire of the leadership team, and I believe the roadmap ahead, including the new factory build, will allow the team to be truly competitive in the years to come. I will do all I can to contribute towards the team’s journey to the front of the grid.”

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