Audi designer to head Volkswagen group design


FRANKFURT, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Volkswagen has appointed Walter Maria de Silva as head of group design effective Feb. 1, replacing Murat Gunak, who is leaving the company by mutual agreement, the company said on Tuesday. De Silva is now in charge of design at Audi, the group's luxury brand, which used to be run by Martin Winterkorn, who took over as chief executive at Volkswagen, the world's fourth-largest carmaker, at the beginning of the year. The designer, born in the Italian town of ...

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