Nissan Has Poached Lincoln’s Designer to Forge Ahead for the Future
David Woodhouse will also serve on the company as the Global Nissan Design Management Committee for the coming years in North America.
“As we celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Nissan Design America, I am pleased that David Woodhouse will be leading and inspiring our talented team in San Diego,” said Alfonso Albaisa, senior vice president of global design at Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. “David’s talent, leadership and vision will ensure that NDA shapes an exciting future for the Infiniti and Nissan brands, as well as groundbreaking user experience concepts for our customers for years to come.”
Woodhouse has been a part of automotive design for quite some time with experience from more than 25 years across a range of premium brands such as BMW and Range Rover. The most recent of Woodhouse’s designs was the Lincoln Aviator crossover that has a variant with a 3.0-liter twin turbo V6. As for the other models that he’s worked on those include the Ford Shelby GR1, Ford Airstream, Ford Reflex, Lincoln Continental Concept, Lincoln Mk9 Coupe, Lincoln Aviator Concept, Cadillac Imaj Concept, and Land Rover Freelander.