General Motors recognized Magna as a 2022 Supplier of the Year and Overdrive award winner at GM’s 31st annual Supplier of the Year event in San Antonio, Texas. Magna is one of only two suppliers to receive both awards this year.
Our very first customer was GM and our strong, longtime partnership exemplifies Magna’s commitment to delivering solutions that help our customers achieve their goals,” said Eric Wilds, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Magna. “Receiving seven category awards in one year, plus the Overdrive award, is a great honor and testament to our team’s commitment to excellence and inspires us to keep innovating.”
GM’s Supplier of the Year award recognizes global suppliers that distinguish themselves by exceeding GM’s requirements, in turn providing customers with innovative technologies and among the highest quality in the automotive industry.
The Overdrive award was first presented in 2012 and 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 thrilled to recognize these outstanding suppliers after yet another challenging year in the automotive industry," said Jeff Morrison, GM vice president of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. "They overcame countless obstacles and exemplified what it means to be resilient, resourceful and determined. Beyond that, these suppliers demonstrated their commitment to sustainable innovation and to driving advanced solutions in collaboration with the GM team."
Each year, GM’s Supplier of the Year and Overdrive award recipients are selected by a global, cross-functional GM team for their performance in criteria such Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales and Logistics.>/p>
Magna received seven awards -- in the categories of Active Aero, Body Shop, Cradles, Driveline, Fascia, Frames and Structures.