During the event, GM recognized 133 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value or introduced innovations to the company.
This is the third consecutive time Maxxis International – USA has received the award.
“We hold our suppliers to a high bar,” said Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “They went above and beyond to deliver the innovations and quality that will help us earn customers for life.”
More than half of the suppliers are repeat winners from 2017.
The Supplier of the Year award winners were chosen by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics executives. Winners were selected based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics.
“Maxxis is deeply honored and grateful to have again been named a GM Supplier of the Year. We’re proud that the company is pleased with our service, and we look forward to continuing to work with GM in maintaining the highest standards for its vehicles and their original equipment,” said Maxxis Vice President of OE Sales Fred Wei.
Award Photo (L-R): Jim Danahy (General Motors, Executive Director & Global Functional Leader, Chassis Engineering), Tom McMillen (General Motors, Executive Director, Purchasing, Global Chassis & Body Structures), Fred Wei (Maxxis International, Vice President OE Sales), Jeffrey Lai (Director of Business Development), Greg Warden (General Motors, Executive Director & Global Functional Leader, Body Engineering).