Today we will talk about a BMW designer who has moved to another car company, which produces practical and economical cars that are very popular as we see on roads and streets. Many of you might have guessed this company
After Karim Habib, the former BMW head of design, and Albert Biermann, the former head of engineering at BMW M moved to Kia company, which is owned by the Korean manufacturer Hyundai Motors, Jochen Paesen has officially joined them.
Prior to BMW, Paesen worked for Volkswagen where he crafted the interior of the VW Amarok pickup truck.
However, Jochen Paesen is better known for his long history at BMW, where he worked as Interior Design Project Leader for the new 7-series (G11/12) and M4GTS. He also worked on the 6-series (F12/13) and was the lead designer of the BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept amongst other projects. He was also the Head of Interior Design for BMW I before leaving for NIO.
At the Chinese company NIO, Paesen was in charge of the Interior Design team, before he left it and moved to the Korean manufacturer Kia.
According to the official information available to our Arab GT team, Paesen will be Vice President of the Interior Design Group and based out of the Kia Design Center in Namyang, South Korea., and of course, he will be reporting to Karim Habib who is currently the Senior Vice President of the Company and head of Kia Design Center.
The South Korean Kia confirmed that the former BMW interior designer would supervise the interior designs of some futuristic concepts that pave the way for a range of upcoming electric and hybrid cars.