September 28, 2023


Only Automotive

Joaquin Garcia is new Italdesign Head of Design

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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 Car Design on the Royal School 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 Middle as Head of Studio.

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

Official Statements

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

“Managing the Design Middle of one of the crucial profitable world corporations within the automotive and product design sectors is a problem and a robust stimulus on the similar time. I shall be dedicated in main and rising the inventive staff and in supporting this nice actuality, pushing it to be increasingly a predominant participant sooner or later situations of mobility and sustainability. I’m conscious that it’s a crucial legacy, and I’ll meet it with nice enthusiasm and fervour”.

“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 position for us, within the growth of our merchandise, and can at all times do. I’m positive Joaquin will deliver his new concepts, alongside together with his robust and characterizing contributions. I want him all the easiest in his new position. And I’m additionally actually grateful to Carsten for the years he spent with us. My warmest congratulations go to him with my finest needs for his new and prestigious place”.

(Supply: Italdesign)

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