Ford Motor Company Hires Head Of Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Studio Joel Piaskowski

Posted Sep 22, 2010

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has hired designer Joel Piaskowski. Piaskowski will be joining as the director of exterior design for The Americas starting October 1st. Piaskowski worked as a designer of Hyundai and Mercedes-Benz brand cars. His most recent position was head of the Advanced Design studio for Mercedes-Benz in Irvine, CA. Before Mercedes, Piaskowski worked at the North American Design Studios at the Hyundai Kia America Technical Center in Irvina, CA. Some of his most significant contributions were the Hyundai Genesis sedan and coupe. He also did work for the 2011 Hyundai Sonata and the 2010 Hyundai Tucson. [Detroit News]