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Commonwealth//McCann Recognized by General Motors as a 2018 Supplier of the Year Winner

DETROIT, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth//McCann was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 27th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Wednesday, May 15 in Detroit. 

During the event, GM recognized 133 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM's expectations, created outstanding value or introduced innovations to the company.

This is the first time Commonwealth//McCann has received the award.

"We hold our suppliers to a high bar," said Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. "They went above and beyond to deliver the innovations and quality that will help us earn customers for life." 

More than half of the suppliers are repeat winners from 2017.

The 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 Logistics.

"We are honored to have been named a Supplier of the Year by our valued partners at General Motors," said Bill Kolb, Global President, Diversified Agencies, McCann Worldgroup and Chairman & CEO, Commonwealth//McCann. "This is a clear reflection of the creativity and dedication of our entire Commonwealth//McCann community, and a powerful demonstration of the partnership we share with the Chevrolet team. This partnership enables us to invent impactful, meaningful and effective work that continues to elevate the Chevrolet brand around the globe."

About Commonwealth//McCann

Commonwealth//McCann, named General Motors 2019 Supplier of the Year, is an award-winning advertising agency founded in 2012 as a division of McCann Worldgroup. McCann Worldgroup, part of the Interpublic Group (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).

General Motors (GM) is committed to delivering safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. General Motors, its subsidiaries and its joint venture entities sell vehicles under the CadillacChevrolet, BaojunBuickGMCHoldenJiefang and Wuling brands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety and security services, Maven, its personal mobility brand, and Cruise, its autonomous vehicle ride-sharing company, can be found at http://www.gm.com.


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