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Iain Wight joins Williams Advanced Engineering as Business Development Director

07 Aug 2017

Williams Advanced Engineering is delighted to announce that Iain Wight been appointed Business Development Director.

Iain joins Williams Advanced Engineering from Ricardo UK Ltd., where he fulfilled roles as Director in Transmission Systems as well as Business Development. He was responsible for the development of the highly successful High Performance Transmission Systems business from both a commercial and operational standpoint.

Iain started his career as an electronics engineer, working on aircraft navigation systems, before moving into a commercial role in automotive systems with multinational German engineering company, Bosch. In 1995, he took a step towards motorsport as Sales Manager for the rapidly expanding control and data acquisition company, Pi Research. Iain is also Vice Chairman of the Motorsports Industry Association, having served on the committee since 2010.

Commenting on his appointment, Iain Wight said: “I’ve watched the growth of Williams Advanced Engineering with great interest. The portfolio of projects that the business has in the automotive and motorsport industry is really very impressive for such a young company, not to mention its work in the healthcare, defence and energy sectors. I believe it has a very bright future ahead and am delighted to be a part of that future.”

Managing Director of Williams Advanced Engineering, Craig Wilson, added: “We’re very pleased to welcome Iain to our growing team here at Williams Advanced Engineering. I believe that Iain's vast Commercial and Product delivery experience in many of the sectors that we are currently engaged, along with some new ideas, will greatly support our further growth.”