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Joaquin Garcia is new Italdesign Head of Design

Joaquin Garcia is new Italdesign Head of Design


From the official Press Launch:

Italdesign new Head of Design Joaquin Garcia detailJoaquin Garcia, 48 years previous, after graduating in Industrial Design on the Cardenal Herrera College in Valencia (Spain), obtained a grasp’s diploma in Automobile Design on the Royal Faculty of Arts in London, in 1998.

Since then, he has held high-profile roles of accelerating duty at Renault, Ford, Škoda and Seat/Cupra earlier than becoming a member of NIO GmbH’s European Design Heart as Head of Studio.

Joaquin Garcia will supersede Carsten Monnerjan who’s leaving Italdesign to take up the function of Head of Design at Porsche Way of life Group as of April 1st.

Official Statements

“I acquired to know Italdesign a few years in the past, as I collaborated with its professionals on a number of initiatives, after I was operating SEAT/CUPRA Exterior Design” – stated Joaquin Garcia.

“Managing the Design Heart of some of the profitable international corporations within the automobile and product design sectors is a problem and a robust stimulus on the identical time. I shall be dedicated in main and rising the artistic crew and in supporting this nice actuality, pushing it to be increasingly a essential participant sooner or later eventualities of mobility and sustainability. I’m conscious that it’s a crucial legacy, and I’ll meet it with nice enthusiasm and keenness”.

“I’m very happy Joaquin will be a part of our household” – stated Antonio Casu, Italdesign CEO – “Creativity, design, have at all times performed a strategic function for us, within the improvement of our merchandise, and can at all times do. I’m positive Joaquin will carry his new concepts, alongside together with his robust and characterizing contributions. I want him all the easiest in his new function. And I’m additionally actually grateful to Carsten for the years he spent with us. My warmest congratulations go to him with my greatest needs for his new and prestigious place”.

(Supply: Italdesign)



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