• Luc Donckerwolke to steer design communications for Hyundai Motor Group’s numerous manufacturers
  • CCO Donckerwolke will even search methods to collaborate with industry-leading designers in addition to spearhead design research for future mobility

Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) at the moment introduced it has appointed Luc Donckerwolke to new firm place, Chief Inventive Officer (CCO). He resumes his profession as Government Vice President and his workplace shall be situated on the Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Heart.

CCO Donckerwolke shall be in command of design-related communications about matters equivalent to Genesis model, devoted BEV lineup model IONIQ and gas cell autos.

Donckerwolke initially joined the Group in 2016, regularly overseeing design for Hyundai, Kia and Genesis manufacturers because the Chief Design Officer earlier than resigning in March to give attention to his well being. Donckerwolke is returning to the Group following momentary time away through which he took to maintain private issues.

“It’s with nice honor and pleasure that I begin this second chapter at Hyundai Motor Group to consolidate creativity. In collaboration with design groups, I’ll talk range and richness of Group manufacturers’ design, which isn’t solely technologically dynamic but in addition customer-centric,” mentioned Luc Donckerwolke, Government Vice President and CCO of Hyundai Motor Group.

Donckerwolke is taken into account an ideal match for the brand new position of CCO as he has been deeply concerned in establishing the present design route and technique for Hyundai, Kia and Genesis.

Because the Group’s consultant, Donckerwolke will improve model place for Hyundai Motor Group, leveraging huge expertise not solely as a automobile designer however as a confirmed chief. He actively fosters design skills and has established a piece surroundings that encourages proactive communication amongst friends. 

He will even search methods to collaborate with industry-leading designers in addition to spearhead design research for future mobility.

As CCO, Luc Donckerwolke will collaborate with design facilities of their improvement and design communication for idea autos of Hyundai Motor Group’s numerous manufacturers. Hyundai, Kia and Genesis manufacturers’ design work will proceed to be overseen by current administration. SangYup Lee, Senior Vice President and Head of Hyundai International Design Heart and Genesis International Design, will proceed to steer design for Hyundai & Genesis manufacturers. Karim Habib, Senior Vice President and Head of Kia International Design, will proceed to steer design for Kia model.

About Hyundai Motor Group

Hyundai Motor Group is a world company that has created a worth chain primarily based on vehicles, metal, and building and consists of logistics, finance, IT and repair. With about 250,000 workers worldwide, the Group’s car manufacturers embody Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp and Genesis. Armed with artistic pondering, cooperative communication and the need to tackle all challenges, we’re working to create a greater future for all.

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