Report: One of GM’s highest-ranking designers unexpectedly resigns

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Following the biggest news surrounding General Motors that Joel Ewanick, the brand’s Global Marketing Chief, stepped down, reports now say that one of the General’s highest-ranking designers has just stepped down very unexpectedly.

Dave Lyons, who joined General Motors in 1990, is most recently notable for the design of the 2013 Cadillac XTS’s interior, along with transitioning Buick’s interior design with a theme from GM’s Opel brand in Europe. His work also brought about the design of the Chevrolet Volt’s interior.

It is not clear as to why Lyon left as he was expected to spearhead General Motors’ design studio in Germany. Additionally, General Motors recently promoted him to vice president of design for General Motors Europe.

– By: Chris Chin

Source: DetroitFreePress