Ron Dennis, the Chairman and CEO of McLaren, is expected to leave the British manufacturer after his contract expires
After his contract expires by the end of the year, Ron Dennis will leave the McLaren Technology Group but he will remain the chairman of McLaren Automotive. It is unclear as to who will replace him at McLaren.
McLaren Technology Group consists of McLaren Racing, McLaren Marketing and McLaren Applied Technologies. McLaren Automotive, which is the brand’s car division, is not a part of the Technology Group. Ron owns 10% of the Automotive division but has no day to day involvement. It will continue to be run by CEO Mile Flewitt. The 69-year old also has a 25% share of the McLaren Technology Group.
Ron Dennis is the CEO of McLaren Formula1 team. He has worked with the team for 36 years. The 2016 season is expected to be his last year with the team. He became McLaren’s team principal in 1981 and under his leadership, the British racing team won the Constructor’s Championship and Driver’s Championship with Niki Lauda, Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna, Mika Hakkinen and Lewis Hamilton.
Source – Autosport