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FISITA welcomes Adient as a member to its exclusive Honorary Committee

30 March 2017

FISITA, the international federation for the automotive mobility engineering profession, welcomes Adient, the global leader in automotive seating as a corporate member to its Honorary Committee.

Adient joins over 60 other leading organisations from many of the most influential companies within the global automotive and mobility systems industry as part of the FISITA Honorary Committee. The select group works with FISITA in support of its mission to advance the development of safe, sustainable and affordable mobility solutions and support the global automotive engineering profession.

Chris Mason, FISITA CEO, said: “We are delighted to welcome one of the leading brands in automotive seating to FISITA’s Honorary Committee. Adient brings over 30 years of experience and expertise spanning every step of the automotive seat making process for all vehicle classes and major OEMs, so it’s a pleasure to bring them on board to collaborate with our existing membership”.

“It’s an exciting time to be joining FISITA’s Honorary Committee as we have recently formed an Industry Committee for members that will support the international automotive industry in its transition to the mobility sector. This important group will provide valuable strategic direction to the broader FISITA membership and enable our corporate members to engage with their peers and collaborate on key issues as they create the mobility solutions of today and the future.”

“Adient is pleased to be a voice in the room as we join a select group of industry leaders from the world’s top automakers, suppliers and technology providers,” said Adient Vice President of Engineering & Chief Technical Officer, Dr. Detlef Juerss. “We are entering a new era of mobility and the collaboration of the world’s vehicle makers and suppliers is critical to our success, and the experience of a world in motion.”

Honorary Committee members are exclusively invited to attend and contribute towards FISITA’s global events and activities, and take the lead in developing and delivering the by-invitation technical leaders event, the World Automotive Summit.

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