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Top VW designer to lead Skoda brand
Stefani set to take design reins at Skoda after Kaban’s move to BMW earlier in year
11 Aug 2017
By TERRY MARTIN
- Volkswagen Group has appointed Oliver Stefani as the new chief designer for its Czech brand Skoda, filling the vacancy created when Jozef Kaban left the company in February to join BMW as head designer of its core models.
- Officially taking the reins on September 1, Mr Stefani previously served as head of exterior design for the Volkswagen brand, with a variety of production cars and concepts bearing his signature over the past decade including the Up, Polo, Jetta, Tiguan and current Golf range, and the ID show cars.
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