Weber Shandwick Named A 2020 Supplier Of The Year Winner By General Motors
Weber Shandwick was named a GM Supplier of the Year winner in General Motors’ 29th annual Supplier of the Year awards.
GM recognized 122 of its best suppliers from 16 countries for performance in the 2020 calendar year. The annual awards highlight global suppliers that distinguish themselves by exceeding GM’s requirements, in turn providing GM customers with innovative technologies and among the highest quality in the automotive industry.
For the second year in a row, General Motors has recognized Weber Shandwick as the only communications firm among its most innovative partners. Weber Shandwick serves as the communications agency of record for Chevrolet, Buick and GMC Communications. In 2021, Weber Shandwick helped GM launch its commitment to an all-electric future, to be carbon neutral by 2040 and lead an inflection point in the transformation of the auto industry.
“As GM works to achieve a future with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion, we are proud to have innovative and dedicated suppliers around the world as partners in this mission,” said Shilpan Amin, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain.
“Throughout a challenging year, our suppliers have showed resilience and dedication in working toward our shared goal of long-term sustainability for our planet and the communities we serve, while meeting our present needs,” Amin said. “We are pleased with what we’ve accomplished together in the past year and we are excited by the opportunity that lies ahead.”
The 2020 Supplier of the Year winners were selected by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics leaders. Winners were chosen based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics.
“Our decades-long partnership with General Motors is one we’re especially proud of, and no less today. To be named among its most trusted, innovative partners with this award is an honor we hold high – and to receive it twice is even more incredible,” said Weber Shandwick CEO Gail Heimann.