Archive for Kuwait Concours

2012 Kuwait Concours Judge Spotlight: Sandra Button – United States of America

Sandra Button has played a key role in orchestrating the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance for over 25 years. After serving as the event’s first full-time Executive Director, she was named Concours Chairman in 2002. She has also been involved in the creation and growth of related events such as the Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance, Pebble […]

2012 Kuwait Concours Judge Spotlight: Marek Reichman – United Kingdom

As Aston Martin’s Director of Design he has been responsible for numerous new models at Aston Martin, his most notable contributions include the DBS and Rapide. Prior to Aston Martin, Marek worked on the Rolls-Royce Phantom, the Lincoln MKX Concept and Navicross Concept Cars and the current-generation Range Rover. He graduated from Teesdale University in […]

2012 Kuwait Concours Judge Spotlight: Andrea Zagato – Italy

Andrea Zagato is the third generation Zagato to head Coachwork Zagato since its founding in 1919. In his time, the firm has built solidly on its reputation for innovative styling that embodies advanced engineering. Zagato today is a world renowned Atelier, as it is an expression of Italian excellence in the creation of exclusive bodyworks […]

2012 Kuwait Concours Judge Spotlight: Dr. Ulrich Bez – Germany

Dr. Ulrich Bez is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Shareholder Board of Aston Martin. He has worked previously for BMW, Porsche and Daewoo Motors. Since 2000, Dr. Bez has been responsible for the growth of Aston Martin, bringing the company from 800 cars per annum to 7,500 in 2007, increasing the dealer […]

2012 Kuwait Concours Judge Spotlight: Jurgen Lewandowski – Germany

While at university in Germany Jürgen was the Co-Manager of the then famous Jägermeister Max-Moritz Racing-Team (Drivers: Manfred Schurti, Jacky Ickx, Jürgen Barth etc.) driving Porsche Carrera RS / RSR, 934 and 935 from 1973 to 1978. Also while still at university he worked for ‘auto motor und sport’ as a freelance journalist. From 1977 […]

2012 Kuwait Concours Judge Spotlight: Fersan Haddad – Lebanon

Fersan Haddad was born in Lebanon and graduated in Business Administration. He is fluent in Arabic, French, English, and German. His professional experience includes representing Michelin France in Kuwait and Iraq, and as well as having been a consultant for numerous French companies in the Middle East and for the Al-Masaood Group in UAE, Lebanon […]

2012 Kuwait Concours Judge Spotlight: Horst Bruning – Germany

Horst Brüning is the President of the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA). He is a patron, judge, official and sometimes competitor at many of the world’s leading historic vehicle events. He was born in Germany in 1946, raised in Belgium, and has resided in Sweden since the early 1970′s. Several years ago he retired […]

2012 Kuwait Concours Judge Spotlight: Jacques Braneyre – France

– 1979 – present, President of the Antic Auto Club Catalan, Spain – 1978 – present, Organizer of the Salon Perpignan Auto Motoretro, France – Co-Organizer of the international Salon de Barcelona, Spain – Associate Organizer of the Madrid, Valencia, Alcaniz Automobile Salons – Founder of Musee de l’Auto de CANET – FIVA-FFVE accredited Technical […]

2012 Kuwait Concours Judge Spotlight: Mohammed Ben Sulayem – Dubai

Mohammed ben Sulayem is a UAE champion rally driver who lives in Dubai. He has won more FIA regional championships, and more international rallies, than any other racer in history. His premier event was the FIA Middle-East Rally Championship. Since first winning in 1986, he has gone on to win the event 14 times, never […]

2012 Kuwait Concours Judge Spotlight: Shiro Nakamura – Japan

SVP. Chief Creative Officer of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Since he came on board with Nissan in 1999, he immediately exerted leadership in driving the design team to create distinctive and innovative designs based on Japanese traditional aesthetics and contemporary culture. Nissan Cube, Fairlady Z, GT-R, Murano, Juke and LEAF as well as Infiniti M, […]