July 2014 – Auburn Hills, MI, USA
Chrysler Group and Fiat Award Top-Performing Suppliers at 4th Annual Strategy Meeting and Supplier Awards Event
On June 24, 2014, Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat S.p.A. executives met with approximately 3,000 supplier representatives at their 2014 Annual Strategy Meeting and Supplier Awards Ceremony held at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
Chrysler purchasing leaders Scott Garberding, Head of Group Purchasing, Fiat S.p.A., and Scott Kunselman, Head of Purchasing and Supplier Quality, Chrysler Group discussed the importance of the event’s theme “Putting Quality in the Driver’s Seat” as well as how the supply base will support Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the future. “A thriving, healthy supply base is critical to our ability to support Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ five-year plan,” said Garberding. “This event gives us an opportunity to thank our top-performing suppliers for the contributions they make to our successes, to honor extraordinary performance and to strengthen our future collaborations.”
When awards were distributed, syncreon was named the 2013 Chrysler Group Supplier of the Year for Services.
Award recipients were determined based on an evaluation of each company’s External Balanced Scorecard performance in 2013 – a rating system that evaluates supplier performance in areas such as quality, delivery, cost, warranty and partnership – and input from Chrysler Group senior leadership.
syncreon is honored to be recognized by Chrysler as a top performing supplier. The two companies have been working together since 1999.