Mr. Chris Magana, Goodyear's Vice President and General Manager, OE North America.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company was recognized as a top-performing global supplier at the 22nd annual Ford World Excellence Awards for the second consecutive year.
Commenting on the occasion, Hau Thai-Tang, Ford’s chief product platform and operations officer, congratulated the US tire giant for receiving the coveted award. “Ford’s annual World Excellence Awards recognize our top-performing suppliers for their contributions to our success,” he said, “Thank you for all that you do in support of Ford Motor Company.”
Ford’s World Excellence Awards recognize companies that exceed expectations and achieve the highest levels of excellence in quality, cost, performance and delivery. Awards cover a range of categories, including sustainability, winning portfolio, propulsion choices, autonomous technology, fitness, special recognition and diversity.
The Akron, Ohio-headquartered company received the Special Recognition award for its performance in the area of delivery. Ford highlighted Goodyear’s exemplary leadership in providing technical and commercial solutions to unique problems and for delivering unprecedented assistance on several high-performance vehicle fitments.
“This award is a testament to our dedicated associates who have gone above and beyond to exceed our customers’ expectations,” said Chris Magana, Goodyear's vice president and general manager, OE North America.