Peter Schreyer, Man of the Year! November 23rd, 2011

Innovative design has been the backbone of Kia’s transformation. The man who is at the forefront of Kia’s design movement has been unanimously selected as 2012’s “Man of the Year” by Automobile Magazine and is none other than our chief design officer, Peter Schreyer.

This award is another notch on Peter Schreyer’s long list of accomplishments, including the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany, the internationally famous red dot design award and the German National Design Award.

Since 2006, Peter Schreyer has been dedicated to revolutionizing the Kia brand through design. He is the mastermind behind the Kia signature grille and the design for models like the Soul, Rio, Optima and GT concept car.

To read the full article about the “Man of the Year,” check out the article from Automobile Magazine at, or find out more about Peter Schreyer and Kia’s design at Kia global corporate website:

  • Smart

    Sorry, but Peter Schreyer is ‘Man of the Year’ 2012 not 2010!

  • Hello Smart, sorry for the typo and thank you for the correction!

  • Fuszkia

    Peter Scheryer has changed the face of Kia.