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Beginning June 1st, Karim Habib will become Head of BMW Design, after being in charge for Exterior Design BMW Automobiles since March last year.

Karim Habib became a member of the BMW Group design team in 1998, being the one who designed the current BMW 7 Series, among other projects. He had different positions in interior and exterior design, before he became Team Leader Advanced Design for the BMW Group and than head of the BMW Exterior Design department. Karim Habib declared he is honored and looks forward for this new and challenging assignment.

“Karim Habib is an outstanding designer who has had a significant impact on the design of the BMW brand over many years. His longstanding experience and subtle instinct for timely elegance and dynamics are the ideal prerequisites for this demanding task. I look forward very much to his support and collaboration,” says Adrian van Hooydonk, Senior Vice President BMW Group Design.