Published on August 16th, 2019 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Sasha Selipanov moves to Koenigsegg
From Lamborghini and Bugatti to Koenigsegg, this is Sasha’s dream job!
Koenigsegg has announced that car designer Sasha Selipanov, currently the chief of Genesis’s global advanced design (The Hyundai luxury car division), will be moving to join the Swedish hypercar manufacturer as head of design, effective this October 2019.
Sasha Selipanov has been working at theKorean premium manufacturer since 2017 and before that he was with Lamborghiniand Bugatti so it is clear that he does have plenty of supercar experience.
Sasha was on the team that created the Lamborghini Huracán in 2010, and in 2014 he became head of exteriors at Bugatti while they created the Chiron and the Grand Vision.
Sasha’s Design Credits:
Sasha, a graduate of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, started his career at Volkswagen in 2005. In 2010 he briefly joined Lamborghini, where he contributed to the Lamborghini Huracan.
In 2014 Sasha was appointed Head of Exterior Design, Creative at Bugatti. He was responsible for the exteriors of the Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo and the Bugatti Chiron.
In 2017 Sasha was appointed Head of Global Advanced Design at Genesis. His team worked on recent Genesis show cars: Genesis Essentia and Genesis Mint.
Sasha will also serve as the Managing Director and Chief Designer at the newly established RAW Design House in Ängelholm, Sweden. The company will offer a wide spectrum of design services to a select group of clients.