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Carla Kalogeridis

Carla Kalogeridis is AIAG’s e-news editor.

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New AIAG Quality Steering Committee Chair Jim Pastor Outlines Focus for 2017 and Shares Key to Maximizing Value of AIAG Membership

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Jan 19, 2017 9:05:58 AM

The new chair of AIAG’s Quality Steering Committee, Jim Pastor, has some specific ideas of where he’d like to see the committee focus its efforts in 2017. After eight years with Johnson Controls in positions ranging from global director of quality — GM Business Unit to group vice president — automotive quality, Pastor recently transitioned to the role as vice president — quality for the new Johnson Controls spinoff, Adient. With global responsibility for all of Adient’s manufacturing sites, including complete seat and components, Pastor is in a perfect position to lead AIAG’s quality initiatives on behalf of the industry.

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PACCAR’S Debra Poppas Will Help AIAG Develop Initiatives to Better Serve the Commercial Vehicle Industry and Improve Supplier Processes

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Dec 7, 2016 11:12:33 AM

As one of AIAG’s recently appointed board members, Debra Poppas, vice president, global quality for PACCAR, plans to help AIAG better serve the commercial vehicle industry and work to improve overall supplier processes. More than 20 executives from the automotive and transportation OEM and supplier community currently serve on the AIAG board, representing a cross-section of its member companies.

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Delphi’s Jeffrey Richards Will Work on Developing Standards to Improve Supply Chain Processes

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Dec 7, 2016 11:04:36 AM

As one of AIAG’s recently appointed board members, Dr. Jeffrey Richards, global director production control, logistics, and supplier quality for Delphi, says he will work on developing standards to improve the quality and performance of supply chain processes.

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Survey Reveals Where Industry Concerns Lie in Current and Future Risk

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Nov 27, 2016 1:00:00 PM

To continue a lively discussion on automotive corporate responsibility and risk management, OEM panelists at this year’s AIAG Corporate Responsibility Summit called for conference participants to respond to a follow-up Corporate Responsibility OEM Risk Survey, with results to be shared with the AIAG membership.

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2016 Corporate Responsibility Summit: A Legal Perspective on Human Trafficking

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Sep 21, 2016 10:06:17 AM

Moving the needle from theory to practice was at the heart of AIAG’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Summit, held April 27-28, 2016, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. Speakers addressed a variety of CR topics, providing the latest information to help participants build a business case for sustainability.

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2016 Corporate Responsibility Summit Tackles Risk, Workforce, and Reputation

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Aug 24, 2016 12:00:21 PM

Moving the needle from theory to practice was at the heart of AIAG’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Summit, held April 27-28, 2016, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. Speakers addressed a variety of CR topics, providing the latest information to help participants build a business case for sustainability.

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Toyota’s Dave Mimms: Take the Opportunity to Be an Influencer

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Aug 17, 2016 2:57:20 PM

Actively involved in AIAG’s Quality Steering Committee since its inception 18 years ago — and a continuous member for the last 14 years — Dave Mimms, general manager of Quality Strategy Management for Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., shares his thoughts about why he has stayed active in AIAG and what he thinks the industry still has to accomplish, in this exclusive interview with AIAG Quality e-News.

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Unilever: A Successful Business Case for Sustainability

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Jul 28, 2016 8:56:46 AM

Moving the needle from theory to practice was at the heart of AIAG’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Summit, held April 27-28, 2016, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. Speakers addressed a variety of CR topics, providing the latest information to help participants build a business case for sustainability.

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Lifecycle Assessment Strategies from Pirelli Tire

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Jun 22, 2016 11:23:27 AM

Moving the needle from theory to practice was at the heart of AIAG’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Summit, held April 27-28, 2016, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. Speakers addressed a variety of CR topics, providing the latest information to help participants build a business case for sustainability.

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INAUGURAL EVENT: MEXICO FVL CAPACITY 2020 — NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Jun 8, 2016 9:43:17 AM

With a significant amount of auto industry production going to Mexico — and more vehicles coming into the U.S. from Mexico — estimates are that by 2020, the volume may exceed 5 million vehicles a year.

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