Mark Adams – VP GM Europe Design

Posted on 18. Jan, 2008 by in 2000-2009, 9-4X BioPower, 9-5 NG, Designers, Germany, Russelheim, Germany


Mark Adams, is the Vice President of GM Europe Design based in Russelheim, Germany at the GM Design Center.

Here is his biography:

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Mark Adams

Vice President, GM Europe Design

Mark Adams has been acting as Vice President, GM Europe Design since June 1, 2007. In this capacity, he heads the newly established GM Europe design organization, including the Rüsselsheim-based GM Europe Design Center. He is responsible for the design of GM’s European brands Opel, Vauxhall and Saab, as well as certain Saturn products in North America.

Mark Adams was born in London, U.K., on December 11, 1961. He studied both Engineering and Design. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Mechanical Engineering (vehicle option) and a Master of Arts degree in Automotive Design from the Royal College of Art in London.

Adams served in a series of chief designer positions at Ford Motor Company before joining General Motors in September 2002 as Director Exterior Design for the Opel brand. He was responsible for the exterior design of new models such as the Astra GTC, Zafira, Astra TwinTop, Antara, new Corsa and all next-generation Opel and Saab vehicles. He was also in charge of the exterior design of the Insignia and Antara GTC concept cars. In 2004, Adams became Director of Exterior Design for GM Europe and was responsible for the exterior design of all Opel, Saab and Vauxhall vehicles.

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