|Chief designer of ''AvtoVAZ'' become Steve Mattin|
STEVE MATTIN - Steve Mattin from October 01, becoming a new member of the team of AvtoVAZ, the chief designer of the company. p>
Igor Komarov, President of AvtoVAZ, "I met Steve at the Geneva motor show six months ago. I believe that the cooperation of the largest automobile plant in Russia and world-class designer - an important component of success. Our team is now able to realize the ambitious goals that put the shareholders ».
Steve Mattin was born in England (Bedford / Bedford) October 29, 1964, in 1987 he graduated from Coventry (Lancaster) University at the rate of "industrial designer - Vehicles».
17 years he worked for Mercedes-Benz, then embodied in the cars' true Swedish design "as the chief designer of Volvo Car Corporation. Considers the machine "sculptures on wheels».
Mattin joined DaimlerChrysler in 1987 as a young designer, and already in 1997, the market goes Mercedes A-Class - a small city car, exterior design is fully developed them. For this project was Steve Mattin Designer of the Year (according to the magazine Autocar).
In 1998, Mercedes is S-Class, which created the exterior Steve Mattin
In 2001, Steve Mattin is a senior design manager for the company and switches to the "big machines" that are so appreciated and loved in Russia. Another vehicle, the author of exterior design of which was Steve Mattin Mercedes SL-Class.
In 2005, the company brings to market Mercedes ML-Class and GL-Class. Steve Mattin is fully responsible for the design of these vehicles.
From 2005 to 2009. Steve Mattin works vice-president, design director, board member of Volvo Car Corporation. He played an important role in creating successful and famous Russian models, such as Volvo S60, V60 (2010) and XC60 (2008).
«I hope to work with a team of AvtoVAZ - Alliance partner company Renault-Nissan - give me the opportunity to design one of the core brand values LADA. Our first step - the opening of the design studio of AvtoVAZ in Moscow in the autumn "- Steve Mattin.