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Supplier diversity awards

Adient is internationally recognized for its Supplier Diversity process and program.

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  • Named Corporation of the Year by the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council 16 years: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1997, 1996
  • Corporation of the Year – National Minority Supplier Development Council: 2008, 2003
  • Global Link Award for International Supplier Diversity, National Minority Supplier Development Council, 2014 and 2015
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Supplier of the Year Award for Supplier Diversity 2012
  • Chrysler Corporation Role Model Award for Diverse Supplier Procurement Initiatives 1995 and 1997
  • Excellent Supplier Diversity Award from the Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. Annual Supplier Business Meeting.
  • Awarded the General Motors 2015 Supplier IMPACT “GOLD” award
  • 2015 Great Lakes Women’s Business Council is recognizing us for Excellence in Supplier Diversity Award in the “Emerging” category.
  • Member of Billion Dollar Roundtable, a group of just 23 U.S. companies that each spend more than $1 billion annually with certified minority- and women-owned firms, 2002.

Many of our employees have been honored as leaders in supplier diversity.

  • Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council Buyer of the Year 2015 awarded to Adient Vice President of Purchasing Metals Francis Lebryck
  • DiversityPlus Magazine names Adient Supplier Diversity Manager Sherry Diccion one of 2016's “Top 25 Women in Power Impacting Diversity”
2015 Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council ACE Award Nominees:
  • Buyer of the Year – Georgia Pitluk, Manager Procurement Commodity
  • Minority Business Advocate of the Year – Sherry Diccion, Manager Supplier Diversity