Saab Designer Profile – Bryan Nesbitt

Posted on 02. Dec, 2007 by in 2000-2009, Aero-X, Designers

nesbitt_200.jpgBryan Nesbitt, began working with General Motors in 2001 and was most notably responsible for the Saab Aero-X concept car as Executive Director of GM Europe Design.

Since this accomplishment, he has been promoted to GM Vice President of GM North America Design located at the GM Design Center in Warren, Michigan on June 1st, 2007 where he reports directly to Ed Welburn.

Most recently, he was present to illustrate the design intent of the 2008 Saab 9-3 Turbo-X at the Boston Auto Show premiere that took place on November 27th, 2007.

Here is a brief biography of Bryan Nesbit provided by General Motors.

Bryan Nesbitt was named Executive Director, GM Europe Design in February 2004. In his capacity he heads the newly established GM Europe design organization, responsible for all Opel, Saab and Vauxhall design activities.

He was born in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A. on January 24, 1969. Nesbitt studied Architecture and Industrial Design at the Georgia Institute of Technology and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Transportation Design from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, U.S.A.

Before joining General Motors, Nesbitt served as design manager at DaimlerChrysler. He was the principle designer for the Chrysler PT Cruiser, which was first presented at the Detroit motor show in 1999.

He joined General Motors in April 2001, as Chief Designer for the Chevrolet brand. In January 2002, Nesbitt was appointed Executive Director, Design, Body-Frame Integral Architectures, for all of GM’s North American Brands.

Source: GM Sweden

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