Karim Habib is returning to BMW to take over as head of exterior design.
Habib spent the first 10 years of his career at BMW. During that time he was responsible for designing the exterior of the current BMW 7-series sedan and the Concept CS.
The 40-year-old returns after a two-year stint with Mercedes-Benz's advanced design studio.
“I'm really delighted about coming back to the BMW brand and being given the opportunity to help shape the future of BMW as part of an outstanding team,” Habib said in a BMW statement issued on Tuesday