Chief Financial Officer
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Mclaren was founded in the year 1963. The company has been active for almost 56 years now. The founder of the company was Bruce Mclaren. The founder was a works driver for the British Formula One team known as Cooper, with whom he had won almost three Grand Prix and had come second in the 1960 World Championship. The 1964 series was won by Bruce, but his teammate, known as Timmy Mayer was killed in practice for the final race. Bruce McLaren had approached Teddy Mayer to help him with the purchase of the Zerex sports car from Roger Penske. It was the moment when Teddy Mayer and Bruce McLaren began discussing a business partnership resulting in Teddy Mayer buying into Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Limited, and therefore ultimately becoming its largest shareholder as well.
The Mclaren team was based in mainly based in Feltham in between years from 1963 to the year 1964. From the year 1965 until the year 1981, it was based in Colnbrook, England. The team had also held the British licence as well. Despite all of this, the company founder never used the traditional British racing green on any his cars. Instead, he started used colour schemes that were not based on national principles. During this period, Bruce Mclaren had driven for his team in sports car races in the United Kingdom and North America and also entered the 1965 Tasman Series with Phil Hill but did not win it though. Bruce continued to drive in Grands Prix for Cooper, but judging that team's form to be waning, decided to race his own cars in 1966. The company had debuted with the Mclaren M2B. This was followed by Mclaren cars fitted with the Ford-Cosworth DFV engines, starting in the year 1968 to the year 1982. After using the Ford engines, the company started using the TAG-Porsche and also Honda engines, from the year 1983 until the year 1992. During the 1990s, the company again started using Ford engines, along with engines sourced from Peugeot and Lamborghini as well. The company made a partnership deal with Mercedes Benz in the year 1995, which had lasted until the year 2014. During the 2000s, the company saw great success in Formula One championship with drivers like Fernando Alonso. During the 2010s, the company had hired drivers like Lewis Hamilton for its F1 team. After the year 2014, the company had ended their deal with Mercedes for the supply of engines and instead chose Honda starting in the year 2015. The company currently uses Renault engines, beginning in the year 2018. The headquarters of the company is based in Chertsey Road. The name of the place is Woking, while the name of the country is the UK. The pin code of the area is GU21 4YH.
Mclaren is a British company that focuses on the designing and manufacturing of various kinds of performance oriented, race-oriented luxurious sports as well as Formula One cars, all around the world. The current executive chairman of the company is Zak Brown. As of the year 2018, the total revenue generated by the company is more than 1.2 billion UK Pounds. As of the year 2018,k the total number of employees working at the company is more than 3,700. The current production unit of the company, as of the year 2018, is more than 4,800.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers and clients to purchase various kinds of luxurious performance oriented cars, sports cars, as well as Formula One and racing cars as well, that are solely manufactured, marketed, sold and distributed by the company itself.
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