Ex-SEAT exec to lead Alfa Romeo design

LONDON: Alfa Romeo rarely make headlines nowadays. When it does, well, it's news.

Stellantis, of which Alfa Romeo is part of, has announced today that the Italian brand is getting a new chief designer.

Alejandro Mesonero-Romanos will start work at Alfa Romeo from July 1. He will report to Jean-Pierre Ploué, chief design officer at Stellantis.

At the 110-year-old Alfa Romeo, he will focus on refreshing its line-up and lead its electrification and modernisation process.

Mesonero-Romanos had worked for SEAT where he had left his mark on the the Cupra Tavascan and Formentor, Leon, Arona and Ibiza.

Mesonero-Romanos is an alumnus of the Royal College of Art, London.
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