Hyundai Taps Chapman For Design

  • December 23, 2011

Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. has tapped Christopher Chapman to be chief designer of the Hyundai Design Center in Irvine, Calif. Chapman will be responsible for new vehicle and concept design for Hyundai.

Chapman has been a designer at the Isuzu Technical Center of America in Cerritos, Calif. and BMW Group's DesignworksUSA in Newbury Park, Calif. where he penned the exteriors of the X5 Sport Activity Vehicle and X Coupe concept car. In 2002, he became director of automotive design at BMW.

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