Martin Smith leaves General Motors Corp. as executive director-design of Adam Opel AG to take the reigns of Ford of Europe Inc.’s design operations. Martin Smith PT Cruiser designer Bryan Nesbitt takes over Opel’s top design post. GM Design Chief Ed Welburn says a move by Nesbitt to Europe has been “planned for nearly one year.” Before Welburn was named GM vice president-North America design, both Nesbitt, who joined GM in 2001 after seven years with DaimlerChrysler ...
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