One more Quebecer is making his way into Formula 1. The Williams team announced on Tuesday the appointment of Frédéric Brousseau as director of operations.

Brousseau, who worked in the aerospace industry at Pratt

“There is no better feeling than embarking on a whole new adventure, towards the realization of your dreams,” the Quebecer reacted in a press release.

Holder of a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Sherbrooke and a graduate of HEC Montréal in business administration, Frédéric Brousseau began his career at Pratt

Since April 2022, Brousseau has held the role of Vice President of Operations at Pratt

“It’s been an exciting start to the season and I can’t wait to join a team with such a great Formula 1 heritage. I can’t wait to get started and help build the future of the organization alongside the entire Williams Racing team. »

According to Williams Chairman Matthew Savage, Brousseau is an “energetic and experienced leader who can help transform Williams Racing.” “I expect him to contribute significantly to the development” of the team, he added.

Williams had an interesting, if not surprising, start to the season at the first Grand Prix of the season in Bahrain, as Alexander Albon picked up a point by virtue of his 10th place finish. His teammate, Logan Sargeant, finished 12th.