Compuware Corporation have received the General Motors 2007 Supplier of the Year award for its significant contributions to GM’s global product and performance achievements. The 16th annual award–themed “Best of the Best–was given during ceremonies, April 26 at the Sawgrass Marriott Hotel in Jackson, Florida.
“GM is proud to honor Compuware as a GM Supplier of the Year winner,” said Bo Andersson, GM group vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “This award is our way of telling the winners that we appreciate all of their efforts in working together with GM to manufacture world-class vehicles.”
“Compuware is among the best of the best,” he continued. “They understand that our mutual success can only be achieved by sharing common goals and priorities.”
“Compuware and Covisint are honored to receive this award for delivering economic value to such a valued partner,” said Compuware Chairman and CEO Peter Karmanos, Jr. “Compuware helped powered GM’s achievement of its business goals through our superior service and our focused combination of powerful technology and talented people. This honor demonstrates Compuware’s commitment to excellence and our dedication to the success of partners like GM.”
The GM Supplier of the Year award began as a global program in 1992. Winners are selected by a global team of executives from purchasing, engineering, manufacturing and logistics who base their decision on supplier performance in quality, service, technology and price. This year, General Motors honored 97 suppliers for their outstanding performance throughout 2007.
Compuware Corporation maximizes the value IT brings to the business by helping CIOs more effectively manage the business of IT. Compuware solutions accelerate the development, improve the quality and enhance the performance of critical business systems while enabling CIOs to align and govern the entire IT portfolio, increasing efficiency, cost control and employee productivity throughout the IT organization. Founded in 1973, Compuware serves the world’s leading IT organizations, including more than 90 percent of the Fortune 100 companies. Learn more about Compuware at