Volkswagen: Andreas Mindt new head of design – Industry

Volkswagen: Andreas Mindt new head of design – Industry


Andreas Mindt, currently design director at Bentley, will become the new head of design for the Volkswagen brand from 1 February 2023. He takes over from Jozef Kabaň, who has been appointed Volkswagen’s Creative Director, who will oversee the development of solutions for expected brand mobility towards the future.
Andreas Mindt, who joined the Volkswagen Group in 1996 after graduating from the Design School of the University of Pforzheim, had already held various positions in the Volkswagen brand in 2014. Indeed, he had worked on the design of the first generation Tiguan and out of Golf 7.
He also led the redesign of Audi’s exterior design from 2014 to 2021, before moving on to the role of Design Director of Bentley in 2021.
Kai Grünitz, Volkswagen Brand Board Member and Head of Technical Development, said: “As Chief Designer of the Volkswagen brand, Jozef Kabaň has shown that design involves more than individual fashion trends. Through his design vocabulary it has already stopped marks on ours. the whole range. Andreas Mindt will create Volkswagen’s design language in the next phase of our evolution.”

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