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News Designer David Woodhouse leaves Ford for Nissan

Designer David Woodhouse leaves Ford for Nissan

Ford’s global design director David Woodhouse left the American manufacturer to serve as vice president, Nissan Design America.

A few days ago we learned about the surprise resignation of Ford‘s global design director David Woodhouse. The car designer has gone over to Nissan, the Japanese manufacturer announced, where he will hold the position of vice president of NDA (Nissan Design America).

Woodhouse will now be taking care of the entire Nissan and Infiniti design in North America, as well as taking part in the global design committee for the Nissan group.

“As we celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Nissan Design America, I am pleased that David Woodhouse will be leading and inspiring our talented team in San Diego,” said Alfonso Albaisa, senior vice president, Global Design, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. “David’s talent, leadership and vision will ensure that NDA shapes an exciting future for the Infiniti and Nissan brands as well as groundbreaking user experience concepts for our customers for years to come.”

David Woodhouse brings with him 25 years of experience in the automotive design field. In addition to his recent Ford and Lincoln tenure, Woodhouse has also worked at MINI, Cadillac, Land Rover and BMW.

It will be interesting to see how David Woodhouse’s impact on the design of the brand’s vehicles, which, over recent years, has adopted a more refined style than previous generations of the Japanese brand.

David Woodhouse, Lincoln design director
David Woodhouse, Lincoln design director | Photo: Sam VarnHagen

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