Karim Antoine Habib (born 1970 is a Canadian automotive designer of Lebanese descent, currently the head of design for the Korean vehicle manufacturer Kia. He previously worked for BMW and Infiniti.He is fluent in Arabic, English, French, German, and Italian.
Habib moved to Canada in his early years and was educated at McGill University, as well as Transportation Design at the Art Center College of Design.
In 1998, he was hired by BMW. He got his first break at BMW designing the interior of the E60 5 Series.Later he designed the exterior of the BMW 7 Series F01. He left to work for Mercedes-Benz in 2009 for a few years and came back to BMW in 2011 as exterior designer until January 2017.
He started employment with Infiniti in July 2017 and left the company in August 2019, being replaced by Taisuke Nakamura.
In September 2019, Habib joined Kia as Senior Vice President and Head of Kia Design Center.