John Gaw has joined Aston Martin Racing as the business’s new managing director. Gaw will oversee the sales and customer service activities and will lead the development of new Aston Martin racing cars, as well as new products and services around the world.
Gaw brings a wealth of experience in building successful customer service operations through a range of board level roles in sales and commercial development within major blue chip organisations including Camelot and Pepsi. Gaw is also an experienced GT racing driver with an international B race licence, who won the 2010 Britcar 24 Hour and manages his own GT racing team.
Gaw will work alongside Aston Martin Racing team principal, George Howard-Chappell and group commercial director Tony Schulp, enabling them to be more focussed on their respective areas.
Aston Martin chairman, David Richards, said: “I am delighted to welcome John into Aston Martin Racing at such an exciting time. His appointment is a further statement of our intent to ensure that our customers receive the highest level of support to assist them in achieving their sporting objectives. With John now working alongside George, I am confident that we have a team that will continue the successful development and expansion of Aston Martin Racing to the benefit of all our customers.”