2015 Bentley Flying Spur Exterior

Bentley has named a new Head of Exterior Design. Brit John Paul Gregory has spent 8 years with Bentley and is being promoted from his role as Advanced Exterior Design Leader.

John Paul Gregory Bentley MotorsHe will report to Stefan Sielaff, Director of Design. Speaking about Gregory, Sielaff said, “John Paul’s experience at Bentley is invaluable. He brings a passion for the brand and a deep understanding of the direction we wish to go in. This is an important time for the company as we look ahead to new models with John Paul, alongside our highly-skilled design team, bringing many insights and ideas to inspire the next great Bentley.”

Before joining Bentley in 2008, Gregory spent four years as an Exterior Designer for Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, following completion of a Masters Degree in Automotive Design at Hochschule Pforzheim University in Germany. In his most recent position, Gregory worked on a team that developed the beginning of the EXP-10 Speed 6 concept car, which is rumored to be moving towards becoming Bentley’s next production coupé after the 2018 redesigned Continental GT debuts.