JC Pavone talks Volkswagen promotion and regional design strategy

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Longtime design lead for Brazil has been promoted to head of Volkswagen design for both North and South America

JC Pavone has been promoted by Volkswagen bosses to head up design for the Americas. A longtime servant to Volkswagen design, Pavone will be in charge of handling design for both the North and South America regions.

His resume certainly seems to fit the bill, having spent long stints in São Paulo, Wolfsburg and California – serving most recently as head of the Brazil Design Centre for the last seven years. During his time at Volkswagen of America, he worked out of the Santa Monica Studio first as a design manager and then a decade as head of exterior design.

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