Canadian to Lead Infiniti Design
Karim Habib, former Head of BMW Design has been named Head of Infiniti Design, effective July 1, 2017.
A McGill University alumnus, with a proven track record with BMW and Daimler AG, Karim Habib will soon be heading the Infiniti Design team. Based in the company’s technical centre in Japan, Habib will be responsible for design teams in Japan, China, the USA and England.
He will report to Alfonso Albaisa, Senior Vice President Global Design for the Nissan Motor Corporation. “We are happy to have Karim join us and head our global Infiniti design teams,” Albaisa said. “During his career as a designer and a leader of global teams he always created modern and inspiring designs. Karim is very skilled at capturing the heart and passion of a brand while at the same time giving each design its unique character. I look forward to Karim inspiring our teams to shape the next generation of Infiniti’s.”