Hella, the lighting and electronics expert, was named a ‘Supplier of the Year’ by General Motors during its 27th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony, which was held at the end of May.
During the event, GM recognised 133 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value or introduced innovations to the company.
Joerg Weisgerber, CEO of Hella Electronics for North and South America (centre) and Rick Bloomfield, Vice President of Sales (to the right) received the award.
“We hold our suppliers to a high standard,” 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.”
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.
“We are incredibly proud to be named a 2018 Supplier of the Year by our valued customer, General Motors,” said Joerg Weisgerber, CEO of Hella Electronics for North and South America. “Receiving this coveted award is a strong reflection of our team’s efficient, results-focused mentality and we look forward to building upon on our partnership as we shape the future of mobility together.”