Ahead of the Curve: MEMA OE Town Halls
Our promise as an organization is to deliver the strength and certainty you need to take action for yourself, your business, and your industry. Our MEMA OE Town Halls allow attendees to do just that. Town Halls serve as a platform for OEMs to share business updates and strategic initiatives with suppliers. These events also offer suppliers the unique opportunity to pose questions to OEM executives they might not encounter otherwise. Additionally, exclusive networking opportunities are provided for various commodity groups during the Town Halls.Top of Form
MEMA OE is pleased to announce three OEM Town Halls. These must attend events are for anyone looking to learn about the current state of the business and to get in front of OEM executives.
Stellantis Town Hall – February 13 – Novi, MI
Join us for the 15th Annual Stellantis Town Hall. Marlo Vitous, Senior Vice President of Purchasing and Supply Chain at Stellantis-North America will provide a business update including organizational focuses, current challenges, procurement activities, and strategic initiatives. Cyril Benitah, Senior Vice President North America Portfolio Planning will provide economic insights and their impact on the automotive industry. Finally, Keith Clements, Senior Vice President, NA Battery JVs Project Management Office will provide details about Stellantis’ North American battery JVs as a key strategic element of the Dare Forward 2030 plan. Stellantis executive leaders including Mark Champine, Senior Vice President, Engineering – N.A. Technical Center will join the panel to address questions regarding electrification plans and future technical strategies related to Stellantis Dare Forward 2030 plans. The event will conclude with an opportunity for attendees to network with Stellantis commodity groups.
Ford Town Hall – February 28 – Livonia, MI
Our second town hall event in February will be our members-only Ford Town Hall. Attendees will learn about current and future opportunities with Ford and gain access to Ford’s supply chain and supplier quality representatives. Liz Door, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Ford Motor Company, will take the stage to share a supply chain update. Following formal presentations and a live Q&A, attendees will have the opportunity to network with Ford supply chain executives.
Nissan Town Hall – March 6 – Livonia, MI
The 2024 members-only Nissan Town Hall offers suppliers the exclusive opportunity to gain insights from Nissan executives. The program will feature updates from speakers, including Chris Reed, Regional Senior Vice President, Research and Development, Nissan Americas, Andrew Wareing, Chief CPO and Vice President, Purchasing, Nissan Americas, Chris Styles, Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Nissan North America, and Michael Colleran, Corporate Vice President, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Senior Vice President, U.S. Marketing and Sales. Following the updates, Nissan executives will answer questions from attendees. The event will conclude with the opportunity for networking with Nissan executives.
We hope that you’ll attend these key events as they provide unprecedented access to members of OEM teams.
If you have questions on our Town Halls, or any of our events, please reach out to me.
We look forward to seeing you there!