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On Monday, March 10, 2014
Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences
presents Gordon Wagener from Mercedes Benz at 9 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. in Roosevelt hall, Room 127.

Currently Wagener heads the Strategic Advanced Design department and acts as director of Mercedes design studios in California and Japan. He studied Industrial Design at the University of Essen in Germany and later focused on Transportation Design at the Royal College of Art in London. He began his career as an Exterior Designer in 1995, and later joined Mercedes Benz in Sindelfingen in 1997. In 1999, he became the head of the Exterior Interior Styling department, designing the models of the GL-, M- and R-Class with his team. Then in 2002, Wagener was responsible for the design of the models making up the A-, B-, C-, E-, CLK-, AND CLS-Class. Since 2006, he has been directing the Advanced Design department and acted as director of the Mercedes design studios in California and Japan. Wagener was appointed as head of Strategic Advanced design in 2007.

For more information, please contact Lisa Nashua, Director of Development for Wilkinson College at nashua@chapman.edu.

To RSVP for this event, please contact Allison Tritch at tritch@chapman.edu (students do not need to RSVP).