Warming, 48, will join BMW-owned Rolls-Royce from July 1, replacing Jozef Kaban. Warming up left the BMW Group in 2016 after six years as head of design at Mini and three years as chief exterior designer at BMW.
Other previous positions included senior design positions at Volkswagen and Borgward, a recently revived German automaker now backed by Chinese investment.
“As director of design, [Warming] will have a key role in defining our future aesthetic direction and in realizing the dreams and aspirations of our clients, ”said PDG de Rolls-Royce Torsten Müller-Ötvös. “Anders joins us as we move towards the full electrification of our brand, which will shape Rolls-Royce for decades to come.”
Warming studied major transport design at the Art Center College of Design Europe in Switzerland and contributed to exterior designs for the second generation BMW X3, BMW 5 Series, 6 Series, Z4 and current BMW Mini. third generation.
“Anders Warming has a proven track record as an extremely creative and passionate designer with a keen eye for detail and craftsmanship and as he has spent most of his career in our design team I am sure he s ‘will integrate very quickly,’ said Adrian van Hooydonk, senior vice president of design at the BMW Group.
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