Bertone hires designer Carlos Arroyo Turon

Automotive Design 5 Oct 2011
Bertone hires designer Carlos Arroyo Turon

Bertone has announced the completion of its design management with the hiring of Carlos Arroyo Turon as a specialist in Asian Design.


Arroyo joins Bertone’s design team led by Mike Robinson and Adrian Griffiths (Design Director and Chief Designer, respectively).

Mark Filippa, CEO of Bertone, commented: “Bringing Carlos Arroyo here to Bertone confirms our strategy to continuously strengthen our design and engineering departments.”

“We have been pursuing this strategy for the past few months and will complete it early next January, with the addition of about sixty new engineers.”

“Carlos Arroyo, that we warmly welcome in Bertone, is the leading European specialist in Asian Design, a figure which perfectly completes our group of designer managers, along with Robinson and Griffiths, and confirms our company as a international source of creativity and talent.”

About Carlos Arroyo Turon

Born in Granada in 1974, Arroyo graduated in fine arts in Barcelona in 1993 and 1997 in transportation design at the IED in Turin.

After experiences in Ovi-Daf in transportation design, between 1997 and 1999, Arroyo worked as a fashion designer in Nike and Fila.

From 1999 to 2000 he worked at Mercedes Benz, and then moved to the Hyundai-Kia Design Center, first in Korea and finally in Germany where he remained until 2011.

(Source: Bertone)

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