Mazda names new designer

Mazda Motor Europe has named Jo Stenuit as the brands new European design director.

Jo, a graduate of the Royal College of Art in London, has been part of the Mazda design team in Europe for over 20 years and has held various positions at Mazda’s European design center in Oberursel, Germany.

Jeff Guyton, president and CEO of Mazda Motor Europe, said, ‘Thanks to our award-winning KODO, Soul of Motion design philosophy, Mazda designers in Europe and elsewhere have been a key driver of the success of our products, creating beautiful cars that resonate with our customers.

‘We are delighted, with his depth of understanding of our brand, that Jo will be leading our design team in Europe. Together with his team, we know he will continue to ensure that our philosophy is being applied not only in our cars, but in everything we do.’