Walter de'Silva Heads up Volkswagen Design

The shake up and shuffles at VW continue

Volkswagen has just announced that Walter de'Silva, 55, has been appointed Head of Volkswagen Group Design. Since March 2002, de'Silva has been Head of Design at the now discontinued Audi brand group. There, in addition to supervising the Audi brand design, he was also in charge of SEAT and Lamborghini. With his new position he will be responsible for design for all Volkswagen Group passenger car brands, including Bentley, Bugatti and Skoda. The change of direction will be effective February 1st 2007, although we understand de'Silva to be active in this position as of this week.

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