General Motors has named Bryan Nesbitt vice president of design at General Motors International Operations.
Nesbitt will move to Shanghai and be "the lead voice for design" at the global organization and champion the Wuling and Baojun brands sold only in China, according to a GM announcement.
He will also oversee GM's design efforts in India.
Nesbitt, 42, is executive director of North American exterior design and global architecture strategy.
Ken Parkinson, currently the vice president of design at GM International Operations, will return to the United States and become executive director of North American exterior design and global architecture. In addition, GM says, Parkinson, 48, will serve as the "brand champion" for Chevrolet.
The changes are effective Aug. 1.
Ed Welburn, GM vice president for global design, said in the statement: "This alignment will continue to position GM's global design organization to provide the company with a compelling vision for future vehicle designs and the excellent execution of GM products."
China is GM's largest market, followed by the United States.