Vauxhall appoints new design chief

DAVID Lyon is to become the new vice president, design, for General Motors Europe, effectively becoming the new design chief for Opel/Vauxhall.


Lyon(43) succeeds Mark Adams who has been named executive director, global Cadillac and Buick design.


Lyonwill be based in Rüsselsheim while Mark Adams will be located in Warren, Michigan. Both will report to GM vice president, global design, Ed Welburn. The changes are effective from August 1.

Currently,Lyonis executive director, North American interiors/global cross brand design, and brand champion for Buick and GMC.

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