Bridgestone named 2019 GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during a virtual awards ceremony honoring the recipients of the company’s 28th annual Supplier of the Year awards on June 24, 2020. This is the 18th time and fifth consecutive year Bridgestone has received the award.
“We are honored to be recognized once again by GM and proud of the hard work and dedication our teammates globally have consistently demonstrated to design best-in-class products and solutions that continue to meet and exceed the needs of our customers,” said Shannon Quinn, president, original equipment tires, U.S. and Canada, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. “We have a longstanding partnership with GM and we look forward to continuing our partnership with them to create and deliver advanced mobility solutions that improve the lives of consumers around the world.”
During the event, GM recognized 116 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value or introduced innovations to the company.
“Our suppliers play a key role in delivering the products, services and experiences our customers deserve – and these award-winning suppliers went above and beyond our expectations,” said Shilpan Amin, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain.
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.