Cosworth Announces Appointment of Mark Gallagher to lead Formula 1 Business

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Cosworth  has  announced  the  appointment  of  Mark Gallagher as the leader of the Group’s Formula 1 Business Unit. Mark brings a wealth of experience in the world of professional motorsport gained during 26 years working in Formula One, WRC and A1GP. Formerly with Jordan Grand Prix and Jaguar Racing between 1995 and 2005, Mark joins Cosworth from Status Grand Prix Ltd, the team he co-founded in 2005 and guided to victory for Ireland in the 2008/09 A1GP World Cup of Motorsport™.

As Business Unit Leader for Cosworth’s Formula 1 operations, Mark will play a crucial role in delivering the performance that Cosworth’s F1 customers will rely on. He will represent Cosworth at the track and be fully responsible for coordination of Cosworth’s relationship with its customers.”I am very pleased that Mark has agreed to join Cosworth,” commented Tim Routsis, Chief Executive of the  Cosworth  Group.  “Mark  is  the  ideal  man  to  head  up  Cosworth’s  Formula  1  operation  and  I’m confident he will play a major role in Cosworth’s success as our engines return to the grid in 2010.”In  response  to  his  appointment,  Mark  Gallagher  said,  “The  opportunity  to  lead  Cosworth’s  Formula  1 operations is one that I am relishing. As we start an exciting new chapter in the history of Cosworth’s contribution  to  Formula  1  my  focus  will  be  on  ensuring  that  the  technical  excellence  inherent  in  our products and the trackside support we will provide will play a significant role in enabling our customers to achieve their goals.”

About Cosworth

Cosworth is a leading provider of high performance technologies to a diverse range of global industries including  aerospace,  defense,  automotive,  marine,  motorsport  and  energy  generation.    Cosworth leverages   its   unique   combination   of   advanced   technologies,   engineering   expertise   and   globally recognized brand to deliver performance solutions.