Former BMW And MINI Designer Will Become Director Of Design At Rolls-Royce...

Former BMW And MINI Designer Will Become Director Of Design At Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

As announced by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Anders Warming will be joining as Director of Design officially on 1 July 2021. Warming, 48, joins the House of Goodwood from Warming Design, a company he founded in 2019. Before that, he spent almost 20 years in senior positions in the BMW Group, including as Head of Design at MINI and Exterior Chief Designer at BMW.

Outside of the BMW Group, Warming held various senior design positions in companies including Borgward and Volkswagen. Warming, who is from Copenhagen, Denmark, graduated in Major Transport Design at the ArtCenter College of Design, Vevey, Switzerland and Pasadena, USA.Rolls-Royce Motor Cars_Anders Warming_Director of Design

Rolls-Royce_Badge_Logo_Spirit of Ecstasy_Headlight“It is with great pleasure that I welcome a person with the depth of experience and creativity of Anders Warming to the Rolls-Royce family. As our Director of Design, he will have a key role in defining our future aesthetic direction and realising our clients’ dreams and aspirations. Anders joins us as we move forward to full electrification of our brand, which will shape Rolls-Royce for decades to come. He will face the challenge of upholding the fundamental design principles of Sir Henry Royce himself, which have guided us for over 100 years,” commented Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.

He continued, “To become the Director of Design for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is the most prestigious and challenging brief in the luxury industry. It offers unique opportunities for innovative creativity, imagination and exploration of new genres. I have no doubt that Anders, with his extraordinary wealth of experience and talent, will excel in his new role and we are all looking forward to working with him at Rolls-Royce.”

Adrian van Hooydonk, Senior Vice President, BMW Group Design, commented, “Anders Warming has a proven track record as an extremely creative and passionate designer with a keen eye for detail and craftsmanship and since he has spent most of his career in our design team, I am sure he will integrate very quickly.”

“It is a tremendous privilege and a humbling experience to be asked to take up this role. I am personally thrilled to be joining Rolls-Royce and am fully committed to the challenges presented by this great and historic brand as it moves into the future,” said Anders Warming on assuming his new role.



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