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Former BMW design chief turns up at Infiniti

Another one: When Karim Habib quit BMW in January, he was expected to turn up somewhere else. It is Infiniti.

Infiniti hires ex-BMW chief designer Karim Habib to shape Nissan’s glam brand

Infiniti logo15 Mar 2017

By RON HAMMERTON

- FORMER head of BMW design, Karim Habib, is set to take the design reins at Infiniti, replacing Alfonso Albaisa who moves up to take the top styling job at Infiniti’s parent company, Nissan.

- Mr Habib’s move to Infiniti on July 1 follows the retirement of Shiro Nakamura as Nissan’s senior vice-president of design, precipitating a top-order shuffle in the Japanese company’s design department.

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