Michael Simcoe Biography – VP Gm Global Design

Michael Simcoe Biography – VP Gm Global Design

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On 7 April 2016, Michael Simcoe was named vice president, GM Global Design, effective 1 May 2016 replacing Ed Welburn who will retire as of 1 July 2016. Michael Simcoe was previously vice president, Design, for GM International (GMI), since 5 March 2014.  His design leadership responsibilities included GM’s production and advanced studios in Korea, Australia and India.  He was also Holden brand champion. Michael Simcoe began his career at GM Holden as a designer in 1983.  He had subsequent appointments as a senior designer (1985) and chief designer (1987), becoming involved in every major vehicle design program that GM Holden had undertaken. In 1995, Michael Simcoe became director of Design for GM Asia Pacific and was responsible for the management of collaborative projects with GM alliance partners such as…
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