Bridgestone wins General Motors’ recognition for the third year
Bridgestone Corporation was named General Motors Supplier of the Year during the 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony recently held in Orlando. This is the third consecutive year and 16 for the occasion that Bridgestone has received this award. General Motors has recognized 132 of its best suppliers from 17 countries. Quinn and Fred Cusimano, Bridgestone senior director, global original equipment sales, accepted the honour on behalf of Bridgestone.
“This recognition reflects the outstanding work that Bridgestone global employees are delivering to exceed the expectations of important partners like General Motors. We are honoured to be recognized not only for our commitment to quality and performance but for our ongoing focus on bringing value to General Motors and its customers,” said Shannon Quinn, president, original equipment sales, U.S. and Canada, Bridgestone Americas.
GM’s Supplier of the Year award is reserved for suppliers that distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation and total enterprise cost, the company said.
“This is an opportunity for General Motors to honor suppliers who are truly the best of the best. The automotive industry is transforming at an incredible rate. The relationships we have with our supply base are critical to delivering a strong vehicle lineup today and the cutting-edge mobility services of tomorrow,” said Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice president, global purchasing and supply chain.