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Ford Honors MSX International at Its 19th Annual World Excellence Awards

DEARBORN, Mich., August 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ford honored MSX International, a leading global business process outsourcing company, as an Aligned Business Framework Supplier of the Year at its 19th annual World Excellence Awards.

MSXI was presented with the award by Hau Thai-Tang, Ford Motor Company group vice president, global purchasing. Honorees were recognized based on the Aligned Business Framework principles focused on quality, value, and innovation.

MSXI works with Ford in a variety of capacities. Wholly-owned subsidiary Geometric Results, Inc. manages Ford’s contingent workforce. Its Retail Network Solutions and Sewells-MSXI business units provides training and BPO services for Ford’s sales and aftersales groups globally.

“We are extremely honored and humbled by Ford’s recognition of MSXI as an Aligned Business Framework Supplier of the Year,” said Fred Minturn, MSXI President and CEO. “Our Vision at MSXI is to be recognized as Partner of Choice by all of our customers and stakeholders globally. This Ford World Excellence Award is exemplary of that vision at is finest.”

“The Ford World Excellence Awards recognize our outstanding suppliers around the world,” said Hau Thai-Tang, Ford group vice president, global purchasing. “These suppliers deliver excellence at every level, and are key to Ford’s success as we transform to an auto and mobility company.”

Awards were presented to suppliers who exceed company expectations and distinguish themselves from their peers by achieving the highest levels of global excellence in 11 categories.

This is the second consecutive year that MSXI was honored with a Ford World Excellence Award. Last year Sewells MSXI earned a Silver Award. MSXI was originally awarded Aligned Business Framework designation in 2012.

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Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company based in Dearborn, Michigan. With about 202,000 employees and 62 plants worldwide, the company’s core business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing and servicing a full line of Ford cars, trucks and SUVs, as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. To expand its business model, Ford is aggressively pursuing emerging opportunities with investments in electrification, autonomy and mobility. Ford provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products and services, please visit


MSX International (MSXI) is a business process outsourcing company providing technology-based services in more than 80 countries. MSXI is the world’s largest provider of retail solutions to automotive OEMs and their dealers. MSXI and Sewells-MSX in Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, creates value for customers by increasing market share, customer engagement, brand profitability, and channel profitability. MSXI’s wholly-owned subsidiary Geometric Results, Inc. (GRI) is the world’s largest independent managed services provider. GRI maximizes the benefits of a contingent workforce on organizational performance by maintaining a conflict free position relative to staffing suppliers and technology platforms. To learn more about Detroit-based MSXI, please visit

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