Jeremy Offer has been hired by Volvo Cars as the company’s new global head of design. He brings 35 years of design expertise from a variety of sectors with him. Jeremy will be a member of the Group Management Team and report to CEO Jim Rowan.
With effect from May 1, Jeremy Offer will succeed Robin Page, who will continue working for Volvo Cars as a senior advisor.
Jim Rowan, CEO of Volvo Cars, expressed his happiness at welcoming Jeremy to the company.
“I’m very happy to welcome Jeremy to Volvo Cars,” said chief executive Jim Rowan. “He brings strong leadership and a wealth of design experience ranging from electric vehicles and industrial design to digital products and services – all key as Volvo Cars transitions into a future with safe, fully electric cars, defined by their software.”
As Senior Vice President and Chief Design Officer, Jeremy Offer most recently oversaw Arrival’s design team, which worked on vehicle programs, components, brand, and user experience. In his position as Head of Industrial Design and a member of the senior management team at the international consulting firm EPAM prior to joining Arrival, Jeremy worked to integrate service and industrial design into the firm’s broader consulting practice. Through his career, Jeremy has won various design accolades.
“It’s a great honour to take up this position at Volvo Cars, a company with a fantastic heritage at the forefront of a new era,” said Jeremy Offer. “It’s an amazing opportunity to define Volvo Cars’ design language and principles, together with all the great talents across the company, as it soon enters its second century of providing customers with innovative and new products.”
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