As of May 11, David Durand, 49, will be the new design manager for Dacia. He began his career at Renault Group in 1997 as an exterior designer. He has, among other things, created the concept cars Koleos 1999 and Ellipse 2002.
Between 2002-2009, David Durand worked at the Group's various design centers in Barcelona, Seoul, and Sao Paolo and later was appointed Global Access Design Director in 2011. In 2020, David became design manager for Dacia's exteriors and contributed to Bigster Concept design, which shows the brand's future development.
Durand will be part of the management team under the leadership of Dacia's CEO Denis Le Vot and report to Renault Group's design director Laurens van den Acker. He succeeds Miles Nürnberger, who is leaving the company for personal reasons.