Jozef Kabaň

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Jozef Kaban)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Jozef Kabaň
Jozef Kabaň (2007)
Jozef Kabaň (2007)
Born (1973-01-04) January 4, 1973 (age 46)
Námestovo, Czechoslovakia, now Slovakia)
EducationMaster of Arts
Industrial Design
Alma materRoyal College of Art
Academy of Fine Arts and Design
OccupationAutomotive Designer
EmployerRolls-Royce Motor Cars
Volkswagen Group AG
Notable work
Škoda Superb
Škoda Kodiaq
Škoda Octavia
Volkswagen Lupo
SEAT Arosa
Bugatti Veyron

Jozef Kabaň (born 4 January 1973 in Vavrečka, Czechoslovakia, now Slovakia) is a Slovak automobile designer. He started his career as a designer at Volkswagen. In 2003 he moved to Audi as an exterior design assistant. In 2007 he advanced to the position of Chief of Exterior Design at Audi. He was exterior designer of the Volkswagen Lupo, SEAT Arosa, Bugatti Veyron and Škoda Octavia. He has been Chief of Exterior Design at Škoda Auto since 2008. In early 2017 he left Škoda for BMW to become its head of design replacing Karim Habib.[1] In 2019 he changed position within BMW Group and headed design at its subsidiary Rolls-Royce.[2] After half a year he decided to leave Rolls-Royce and BMW Group.


Kaban completed a degree in Industrial Design from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design located in Bratislava, Slovakia in 1991. He graduated with a Master of Arts from the Royal College of Art, London, UK in 1997.


  1. ^ "Bugatti Veyron designer and Škoda design chief Jozef Kaban joins BMW | Autocar". Retrieved 2017-02-12.
  2. ^ "Bugatti Veyron designer moves from BMW to Rolls-Royce | Autocar". Retrieved 2019-09-09.

External links[edit]