“Eric’s appointment is an integral part of a senior management restructure within McLaren Racing,” said chairman Ron Dennis.
McLaren confirmed they also plan to appoint a new chief executive officer of McLaren Racing, who Boullier will report to.
“In due course we’ll announce the identity of McLaren Racing’s new chief executive officer” added Dennis.
Boullier, who joins the team after spending four years as Lotus’s team principal, said: “I?óÔé¼Ôäóm both eager and determined to play an active part, working alongside McLaren Racing?óÔé¼Ôäós other senior managers and directors, within a new operational structure, to bring about the changes that will deliver success.”
“I want to take this opportunity to assure the McLaren Racing workforce that I’m utterly determined to match their famous passion and commitment to win.”
No mention was made of the future destination of previous team principal Martin Whitmarsh.
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