Paul Hembery

© Pirelli, 25 March 2011

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Motorsport Director, Pirelli
Nationality : British
Place of Birth : Yeovil, England

Paul Hembery was born in Yeovil, England, but also lives in Milan and Cheltenham. After being educated in the UK, he spent 20 years in the tyre industry, working in research and development before moving onto a commercial role. He joined Pirelli in 1992 and has been in charge of motorsport for the last 11 years. He masterminded Pirelli’s contract to supply control tyres to the World Rally Championship from 2008 onwards, and was then behind the Italian firm’s move to Formula 1 in 2011. Hembery’s role on-event is to oversee all aspects of Pirelli’s operations in Formula 1 and represent the company as it consolidates its Formula 1 programme into the future.


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