December 15, 2021
Automobili Pininfarina Strengthens Global PR Team


Automobili Pininfarina today announces the appointment of Franziska Queling to the position of Global Head of Public Relations. Franziska joins at an exciting time for the luxury Italian e-carmaker following a successful 2021, while looking forward to significant growth in 2022 and beyond. 

Franziska will act as the leading PR spokesperson in Automobili Pininfarina’s Communications and Experience team, reporting to Chief Brand Officer Dan Connell. As the company enters the final phase of development of the multi award-winning Battista hyper GT before starting deliveries to customers in 2022, Franziska and her team will focus on a series of engaging media opportunities covering important corporate, brand, product and partnership activities next year. 

Franziska brings extensive experience from a variety of international communications roles, most recently with Audi China and Audi AG. Her comprehensive knowledge of corporate, design and financial communications will be key as Automobili Pininfarina embarks on the next phase of its development.

Franziska said: “I’m delighted to be joining the Automobili Pininfarina family at such an exciting moment for the company. The opportunity to tell the story about the eventful journey of a brand inspired by such an established heritage as it embarks on an exciting new phase in its history is rare. I am thrilled to now be a member of a family that will propel Automobili Pininfarina forward, with many significant strategic initiatives already planned for 2022.”

On Franziska’s appointment, Dan Connell, Chief Brand Officer, said: “I am thrilled to welcome Franziska to the Automobili Pininfarina family. Our brand is thriving, and we have an exciting year ahead as we begin the next chapter of our story. Franziska will have a crucial role to play as we shape the future of sustainable luxury, bringing a wealth of creativity and international communications experience to our operations.”

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Media contacts

Franziska Queling

Global Head of PR

+49 (0) 171 265 4094

Dan Connell

Chief Brand Officer

+49 (0) 160 553 0318

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