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Hankook Tire Recognized by General Motors as a 2016 Supplier of the Year
- - Hankook Tire receives GM Supplier of the Year award for the first time, for providing top-quality tires to General Motors
- - Winner selection was made based on performance criteria in Product, Purchasing, Indirect Purchasing, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics
April 28th, 2017 (Seoul, Korea) – Hankook Tire received recognition from General Motors as a GM Supplier of the Year during the automotive manufacturer’s 25th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held recently in Orlando, Florida.
GM recognized 118 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded its expectations, created outstanding value or brought new innovations to the company. The announcement represented the most suppliers GM has recognized since debuting the Supplier of the Year event in 1992. This is the first time Hankook Tire has received the award.
Winning suppliers were chosen by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics executives and selected based on performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Indirect Purchasing, Customer Care and Aftersales, and Logistics.
‘Hankook Tire is pleased to provide top-quality tires for General Motors vehicles,” said Eric Shirley, Hankook Tire’s director of original equipment sales. ‘We are honored to receive this award as a reflection of our strong and growing relationship.”
‘Acknowledged by our partners, this award is an additional proof point which testifies Hankook Tire’s technology leadership and premium quality” said Mr. Seung Hwa Suh, Vice Chairman and CEO of Hankook Tire. ‘We will continue to strive as a global premium brand by providing innovative, top-quality tires to our partners worldwide.”