Bryan Nesbitt appointed VP of GMIO Design

Automotive Design 30 May 2011
Bryan Nesbitt appointed VP of GMIO Design

GM’s Global Design organization has announced that Bryan Nesbitt, executive director – North American Exterior Design and Global Architecture Strategy, has been appointed vice president of GM International Operations Design, effective August 1st.


Bryan Nesbitt presents the 2013 MalibuNesbitt will relocate to Shanghai, China, and serve as the lead voice for Design in the GMIO region as well as serve as the “Brand Champion” for Wuling and Baojun.

Ken Parkinson, currently Vice President of GMIO Design, will repatriate to the United States and become Executive Director, North American Exterior Design and Global Architecture.

In addition, Parkinson will serve as the “Brand Champion” for Chevrolet.

“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,” said Ed Welburn, GM vice president, Global Design.

The moves are effective August 1. The rest of GM’s Global Design organization remains unchanged.

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