Faurecia wins U.S automotive supplier diversity award

United States
Published:  27 October, 2014

The automotive supplier, Faurecia North America has been named Corporation of the Year in the Manufacturing Level II category, and Faurecia’s Glenn Donell was designated National Buyer of the Year by the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC). The honour was announced last week at the 31st Annual MMSDC Awards Ceremony in Detroit.

Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Faurecia North America has pursued a vision to become the global industry benchmark for diversity and to champion a diverse extended enterprise that reflects Faurecia’s employee and customer base. The acknowledgement of Faurecia’s efforts by the MMSDC represents a continuing validation of the company’s commitment to diversity.

Donell is the Director of Purchasing for North America Transportation and Tool & Equipment for New Programs with Faurecia North America’s Automotive Seating unit, where he has launched several new major programs to meet purchasing timelines, lead-time deadlines and business-plan financial objectives. He is pursuing his certification in Senior Professional in Supply Management (SPSM).

An article on Tier-1, Faurecia Interior Systems and its use of leather will be published in the November-December edition of International Leather Maker (ILM) coming soon.

Source: Daily Tribune