TOKYO, July 1, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced that Jorge Diez has joined MMC Design as the head of Mitsubishi Motors Europe Design (MMED) near Frankfurt, Germany, and also becomes vice president of Mitsubishi Motor R&D Europe (MRDE).
Jorge Diez graduated from the Royal College of Art in London. He has 18 years' experience at Volkswagen Group, where he was the head of Exterior Design at SEAT and head of the Automotive Department at Audi Konzept Design Munich.
During his career, Jorge was responsible for designing models including the SEAT Leon, 20V20, Audi A7 and Audi TT. Especially Audi TT was named World Car Design of the Year in 2007.
"I am pleased to announce that Jorge Diez is joining our design team and will lead it in Europe," said Tsunehiro Kunimoto, corporate vice president of MMC's Design Division. "He combines both strategic thinking and creative leadership. I look forward to him enhancing the creativity and quality of future Mitsubishi design as we expand our European studio."
About Mitsubishi Motors Europe Design
Mitsubishi Motors Europe Design founded in 2014, is a one of our global design studios and works in close cooperation with other global design studios in Tokyo and Okazaki. Our multinational staff develops both advanced and production design projects from European design viewpoints. The studio is fully equipped and capable to provide full-scale models.
About Mitsubishi Motors
MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION is a global automobile company based in Tokyo, Japan, which has a competitive edge in SUVs and pickup trucks, electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Since the Mitsubishi group produced its first car more than a century ago, we have demonstrated an ambitious and often disruptive approach, developing new vehicle genres and pioneering cutting-edge technologies. Deeply rooted in MITSUBISHI MOTORS' DNA, our brand strategy will appeal to ambitious drivers, willing to challenge conventional wisdom and ready to embrace change. Consistent with this mindset, MITSUBISHI MOTORS introduced its new brand strategy in 2017, expressed in its "Drive your Ambition" tagline -- a combination of personal drive and forward attitude, and a reflection of the constant dialogue between the brand and its customers. Today MITSUBISHI MOTORS is committed to continuous investment in innovative new technologies, attractive design and product development, bringing exciting and authentic new vehicles to customers around the world.
Public Relations Department
July 1, 2019 18:19 HKT/SGT
Source: Mitsubishi Motors
Topic: Press release summary
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