Gerry McGovern to oversee Land Rover and Jaguar brands

Gerry McGovern - Land Rover - NonPR

Land Rover’s chief creative officer has landed JLR’s top design job. Car Design News asks why (and why now)?

News broke unofficially on November 9th 2020, that long-standing Land Rover’s chief creative officer Gerry McGovern will now be responsible for both Land Rover and Jaguar brands as chief creative officer (CCO) for the whole JLR group. As McGovern moves up, so too does Land Rover’s former creative director Massimo Frascella to become the 4x4 marque’s design director, thus creating parity with Julian Thomson’s role as Jaguar’s design director. Both now report to McGovern.

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