Pierre Leclercq has been appointed VP and Head of Styling at Kia, joining a roster of highly qualified designers that have left senior positions at premium and super luxury European manufacturers to join Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group in just the last few years.
In his new role, Leclercq will be based at Kia Motors Corporation’s Namyang R&D Center and report to Peter Schreyer, President and Chief Design Officer for Hyundai-Kia.
Formerly Vice President of Design at Great Wall Motors (GWM), Leclercq resigned from his position last month over what Chinese media reports cited as ‘cultural . . .