Leadership changes afoot at General Motors

Andrew Smith Exec Dir Global Cadillac Design

Andrew Smith to lead GM’s Global Advanced Design division while Bryan Nesbitt will head up Cadillac Global design, replacing Smith

Top design execs at General Motors are swapping roles with the executive director of Global Cadillac Design Andrew Smith moving to become executive director of Global Advanced Design. Bryan Nesbitt, who is executive director of Global Advanced Design, will move to lead Cadillac as executive director of Global Cadillac Design. The move will be effective 1 March, 2022. 

A truly international designer Smith has been with GM for 25 years in a career that has spanned leadership of interior, exterior and advanced design programs, global architecture development and concept car design on three continents. A graduate of Sydney College of the Arts and University of Technology, Smith joined Holden in 1992 to work as an exterior designer on the VT Commodore and oversaw the exterior design of the VU Ute and the Sandman panel van and Utester concepts. 

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