While you are waiting for an answer, I advise you to have a look at the following examples, where the present simple instead of the present perfect is used.
'Larry always blames me whenever anything goes wrong.'
'Whenever I hear that tune, it makes me think of you.'
── quoted from http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/whenever
'Whenever she comes, she brings a friend.'
'The roof leaks whenever it rains.'
── quoted from http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...r_1?q=whenever
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