OK, who's up next for top GM design job?Mon, 18, Apr 2016
Mike Simcoe, who takes over for Ed Welburn as General Motors' head of global design July 1, has about seven years before he reaches GM's typical retirement age of 65. Sure, that's a long time, but for such a seminal job, it's never too early to start speculating about a successor.
How American icon Buick gets its global styleMon, 07, Dec 2015
Bryan Nesbitt became Buick's top designer in June after spending four years in China, most recently as the head of design for GM China. He's no stranger to the brand - China is by far Buick's biggest market.
Nesbitt has pedigree to shape Buick designMon, 08, Jun 2015
Designer Bryan Nesbitt returns to the U.S. to take over the Buick brand. And he seems to have the pedigree to lead design for GM's near-premium brand as it seeks to build its U.S. lineup and maintain its heavyweight status in China.
GM's Bryan Nesbitt named chief Buick stylist in design shuffleThu, 04, Jun 2015
GM has assigned Bryan Nesbitt the new global head of design for Buick amid a broader shuffling of design executives at the company. Nesbitt shot to fame when he penned Chrysler's retro-styled PT Cruiser. He joined GM in 2001.
Do auto designers have a shelf life?Sun, 04, Jan 2015
Car designers and actors have at least one thing in common: The lead roles tend to become harder to land with age. A bright, young graduate from design school often lands at automaker, pens two or three solid hits, gets promoted into a management role, spends less time designing and more time managing projects.