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Former Land Rover designer Phil Simmons joins Great Wall

Phil was previously the Studio Director for Land Rover Exterior Design where he led the creation of the 2018 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport, 2017 Range Rover Velar and 2016 Range Rover Evoque, Discovery and Discovery Sport.

 

 

 

 

Born in England, Phil has over 30 years of automotive design expertise including a number of years at Ford and will be leading the design studio at HAVAL’s headquarters in Baoding, as well as the advanced design studio in Shanghai.

His role is to build a world-class design team and create the unique design of all HAVAL models and strengthen the brand’s position in the SUV segment on the world stage.

This is one of the most important and exciting appointments at HAVAL and reinforces the company’s desire to bring in the very best talent from around the world to create the world’s best SUVs and further evidence that HAVAL is moving forward, fast.