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Allegiant International LLC Recognized by General Motors as a 2016 Supplier of the Year Winner

INDIANAPOLIS, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegiant International LLC was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 25th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, March 31st in Orlando, Florida. 

GM recognized 118 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM's 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 Allegiant International LLC has received the award.

"We are focused on building positive supplier relationships, bringing new, customer-centric innovations to GM and being the OEM of choice among suppliers," said Steve Kiefer, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. "The companies we recognize tonight not only have brought innovation, they delivered it with the quality our customers deserve."

More than half of the suppliers are repeat winners from 2015.

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.

"Allegiant is honored to receive this significant award and proud to be included with the elite group of businesses that were recognized by General Motors," said Nicole Grove, Founder and CEO.  "I congratulate each of our team members for contributing to our partnership with GM and Allegiant's success. Allegiant looks forward to continuing the long-standing relationship with GM and being recognized as a trusted and reliable partner to manufacturing companies worldwide; delivering innovative, effective, and sustainable results." 

About Allegiant International LLC:

Allegiant International is a professional services network focusing on supplier performance improvement initiatives.  The firm's headquarters is located in Indianapolis, Indiana.   Allegiant has over 1200 professionals working globally, in three lines of services: advisory services, tactical operations (supply chain response teams), and engineering/technical services. 

Allegiant offers the capabilities of a top multinational advisory and consultancy firm, the tactical resources of a best-in-class specialty service enterprise, and the efficiency advantages of a business process outsourcing partner; all combined under a unique strategy that supports their client's critical objectives. With global capability, Allegiant's value proposition is to deliver clients optimal results by acting with "speed & precision". Visit our website at www.allegiantworks.com

General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM, TSX: GMM) and its partners produce vehicles in 30 countries, and the company has leadership positions in the world's largest and fastest-growing automotive markets. GM, its subsidiaries and joint venture entities sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling brands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety, security and information services, can be found at http://www.gm.com

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