Bringing in Eric Boullier shows that Ron Dennis's second revolution at McLaren is heading in the right direction.
Dennis has never lacked for decisiveness and confidence. Those qualities were key to realising his vision of developing McLaren from struggling race team in 1980 into the multi-discipline group it is today.
But when it emerged that Dennis had reclaimed the McLaren Group CEO role with a mandate to overhaul the team and drag it back to winning ways, I was very sceptical. After all, Dennis is now a 66-year-old whose later years steering the team in the last decade were far from smooth.