From the official Push Release:
Joaquin Garcia, 48 years previous, soon after graduating in Industrial Design at the Cardenal Herrera University in Valencia (Spain), attained a master’s diploma in Vehicle Style at the Royal School of Arts in London, in 1998.
Since then, he has held large-profile roles of raising obligation at Renault, Ford, Škoda and Seat/Cupra ahead of joining NIO GmbH’s European Layout Center as Head of Studio.
Joaquin Garcia will supersede Carsten Monnerjan who is leaving Italdesign to consider up the purpose of Head of Design and style at Porsche Lifestyle Team as of April 1st.
“I obtained to know Italdesign lots of several years back, as I collaborated with its pros on a number of tasks, when I was running SEAT/CUPRA Exterior Design” – claimed Joaquin Garcia.
“Managing the Style and design Middle of one particular of the most successful world corporations in the car or truck and item structure sectors is a problem and a powerful stimulus at the exact same time. I will be fully commited in primary and growing the creative staff and in supporting this great actuality, pushing it to be more and much more a main player in the long run eventualities of mobility and sustainability. I am knowledgeable that it is a really essential legacy, and I will satisfy it with fantastic enthusiasm and passion”.
“I am really pleased Joaquin will join our family” – said Antonio Casu, Italdesign CEO – “Creativity, style, have usually performed a strategic purpose for us, in the growth of our products, and will generally do. I am absolutely sure Joaquin will carry his new tips, alongside with his potent and characterizing contributions. I desire him all the incredibly very best in his new purpose. And I am also definitely grateful to Carsten for the many years he spent with us. My warmest congratulations go to him with my very best wishes for his new and prestigious position”.