Faurecia named Overdrive Award winner by General Motors


Faurecia, Company of the Group FORVIA, received the Overdrive Award by General Motors at its 30th annual Supplier of the Year ceremony. The Overdrive Award is a distinction reserved for suppliers who display outstanding achievement across the Global Purchasing and Supply Chain organization’s key priorities. These include sustainability, innovation, relationships, total enterprise cost, launch excellence and safety.

“We are thankful for the strong partnership with General Motors and honored to be recognized by them as a change agent for sustainability. Receiving the Overdrive Award for Sustainability is a testament to Faurecia’s commitment to partner with customers like General Motors to develop together more sustainable materials and products for the future of mobility,” said Faurecia Clean Mobility North America President Brad Ring. “We are excited to continue this key relationship with General Motors, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions that support their commercial strategies”.

“This year’s Supplier of the Year event was special not only because it’s the 30th anniversary of the program, but because it provided us with the opportunity to recognize our suppliers for persevering through one of the most challenging years the industry has ever faced,” said Shilpan Amin, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “These top suppliers showed resilience and reinforced their commitment to pursuing sustainability and innovation. Through our strong relationships and collaboration, GM and our suppliers are poised to build a brighter future for generations to come.”

A global cross functional team selected the 2021 Supplier of the Year and Overdrive Award winners based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales and Logistics.

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