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General Motors names Hankook Tire a 2022 Supplier of the Year

2023. 04. 03

Nashville, Tennessee, April 3, 2023 – General Motors recognized Hankook Tire & Technology as a 2022 Supplier of the Year. GM celebrated honorees at its 31st annual Supplier of the Year event in San Antonio recently.

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. This is the seventh consecutive year that Hankook Tire has received the award.

“Strong partnerships are what drive our business, and we are immensely grateful for our partnership with GM," said Eric Shirley, Vice President of North America OE Sales of Hankook Tire. "This recognition as a GM top-performing supplier is a testament to our unwavering dedication to deliver superior quality tires that not only enhance vehicle performance but also meet and exceed our customers' expectations."

"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 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.