Alfa Romeo have introduced that Sauber Group Managing Director Alessandro Alunni Bravi will tackle the extra function of ‘Team Representative’ for the 2023 F1 marketing campaign.
Alunni Bravi has been a part of the Sauber Group – who run the Alfa Romeo F1 entry – since 2017, and is now set to signify the workforce in all official capabilities at race weekends and away from the monitor.
It follows Andreas Seidl’s appointment as CEO of the Sauber Group, with the previous McLaren workforce boss formally beginning his function on the firm on January 9.
A Sauber press launch added that Alunni Bravi will “work together with the technical and operational departments to continue the team’s growth and success”, whereas “allowing Andreas Seidl to focus on his objective of further growth of the Sauber Group”.
“I want to thank Andreas and our shareholders for their trust, and I want to reiterate my commitment to giving my best to live up to their expectations and represent the team in the best possible way,” mentioned Alunni Bravi.
“It is a big privilege to maintain working with a gaggle of unbelievable individuals who, over a few years, have helped me combine inside the Sauber Group: what they gave me on this time will allow me to fulfil this activity and signify the workforce in line with our shared imaginative and prescient and our targets.
“I am fully conscious of the work we have ahead of us and of the challenges that face us: I approach this task with humility, knowing I am part of a strong team that will get the job done, and with the belief we have everything we need for a successful future.”
Seidl added: “I’m delighted to verify the appointment of Alessandro Alunni Bravi to the function of Team Representative, along with his present duties of Managing Director of the Group.
“His huge expertise in motorsport has geared up him with all of the instruments he must succeed, and his intimate data of the workforce, of which he has been half for greater than 5 years, will guarantee stability and continuity in our development.
“Alessandro representing the workforce through the Formula 1 championship will enable me to concentrate on rising the Group and making ready for the challenges and alternatives that await us. I thank Alessandro for his perception in our imaginative and prescient and I welcome him to this extra place.
“I am convinced this is another valuable addition to what is without any doubt a very strong team, from the drivers to the management team, to each one of our employees, capable of building on last year’s success and creating a bright future for Sauber.”
Alfa Romeo edged out Aston Martin for P6 in final yr’s F1 constructors’ standings, with Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu remaining as their two drivers for the upcoming season.