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Ford designer who left a lasting imprint in Australia dies after battle with cancer
24 Jul 2018
- Ford is mourning the death of Chris Svensson, one of its leading designers who among his many achievements over a 26-year career with the company helped to bring Ford’s regional design centre in Australia into the 21st century as a key cog in the Blue Oval’s global design network.
- English-born Mr Svensson, 53, died on Saturday after a battle with cancer in Detroit where he was Ford global design director for SUVs, trucks and commercial vehicles until, too ill to continue, he retired on July 1.
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