DETROIT, June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/
-- Commonwealth//McCann was named a General Motors Supplier of
the Year by General Motors during its
29th annual Supplier of the Year Awards.
This year, GM recognized 122 of its best suppliers from 16
different countries that have consistently exceeded GM's
expectations, created outstanding value or introduced innovations
to the company.
This is the third year in a row that Commonwealth//McCann has
received the award, on the heels of receiving this recognition in
2018 and 2019, as well.
"As GM works to achieve a future with zero crashes, zero
emissions and zero congestion, we are proud to have innovative and
dedicated suppliers around the world as partners in this mission,"
said Shilpan Amin, GM vice
president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain.
"Throughout a challenging year, our suppliers have showed
resilience and dedication in working toward our shared goal of
long-term sustainability for our planet and the communities we
serve while meeting our present needs," Amin said. "We are pleased
with what we've accomplished together in the past year and we are
excited by the opportunity that lies ahead."
"We are honored to receive this recognition from our valued
partners at General Motors," said Grant
Theron, Chief Executive Officer, Commonwealth//McCann.
"Being named a Supplier of the Year is truly reflective of the
dedication and commitment our agency has put forth to ensure
General Motors, including Chevrolet, continues to earn a meaningful
role in people's lives. This partnership has enabled us to strive
for effectiveness and achieve impact, and we're looking forward to
The 2020 Supplier of the Year award winners were chosen by a
global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing
and logistics executives. Winners were selected based on
performance criteria in Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and
Manufacturing Services, Customer Care and Aftersales, and
General Motors Supplier of the Year in 2018 and 2020, is
an award-winning advertising agency founded in 2012 as a
division of McCann Worldgroup. McCann Worldgroup, part of
the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), is a leading global
marketing solutions network united across 100+ countries by a
single vision: To help brands play a meaningful role in
people's lives. Ranked as the world's most creatively effective
marketing services company both in 2018 and 2019, the global
network comprises McCann (advertising), MRM//McCann
(science/technology/relationship marketing), Momentum Worldwide
(total brand experience), McCann Health
(professional/dtc communications), CRAFT (production), PMK-BNC
(entertainment/popular culture), Weber Shandwick (public relations)
and FutureBrand (consulting/design).
About General Motors
General Motors (NYSE: GM)
is a global company focused on advancing an all-electric future
that is inclusive and accessible to all. At the heart of this
strategy is the Ultium battery platform, which will power
everything from mass-market to high-performance vehicles. General
Motors, its subsidiaries and its joint venture entities sell
the Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Baojun and Wuling brands.
More information on the company and its subsidiaries,
including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety and
security services, can be found at https://www.gm.com.