James Hope has been appointed Corporate Director of Design at Chery Automobile, China’s 7th largest state-owned automaker. The former Assistant Chief Designer at GM’s Advanced Design Studio in Russelsheim, Germany, started his new role in January this year. He reports to Vice President of Product Development Anning Chen.
Based at Chery’s Strategic Design Center in Shanghai, Hope has been working with a core team of strategy members and a team of approximately 90 designers in the company’s main research and design center in the city of Wuhu, in the eastern province of . . .