Sauber Group AG announced on Tuesday that Andreas Seidl has joined the company as CEO.

Seidl joins the Swiss company from McLaren Racing where he served as Team Principal and will oversee the Alfa Romeo F1 Team’s search for a new team boss following Frédéric Vasseur’s departure to Ferrari.

Speaking about his arrival, Andreas Seidl said:

It is great to join the Sauber Group from January: this is a team with a rich history in Formula One and an organisation I know really well from my time working and living in Hinwil for four years. I can’t wait to join the team and work with all the colleagues at the Sauber Group on the ambitious goals we have set together. I want to thank Finn Rausing and everyone at the Sauber Group for their choice: I am looking forward to repaying their trust with my work.”

Finn Rausing, Sauber Holding AG Chairman of the Board of Directors:

“It is an immense pleasure to welcome Andreas Seidl back to Hinwil as CEO of the Sauber Group. Andreas’s experience is second to none and he brings to Sauber Group a clear understanding of what is required to achieve sustained success. He takes over a company on an upward path and he shares our commitment to keeping our organisation growing: I look forward to many years of success together.”

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