In this new position, Martin will be responsible for managing the growth and development of Visteon's diverse supply base, including minority business enterprises (MBEs) and women-owned enterprises, to meet the company's goal to increase diversity spending significantly within the next five years.Martin also will oversee the annual alignment of supplier goals with Visteon's customer business goals and diversity council initiatives. He will be based in Plymouth, Michigan.
"We are pleased to welcome Henry to this new role," said Paul Radkoski, Visteon vice president, North America materials management. "Developing a diverse supply base and maintaining strong relationships with the supplier diversity community are important elements in Visteon's overall purchasing process. These relationships will enable Visteon to meet customer expectations, while helping achieve stronger company performance in terms of global diversity, corporate citizenship and financial strength."
Martin most recently served as commodity purchasing manager, non-metals commodity sourcing and electrical commodity sourcing for Visteon. He brings more than 25 years of experience in the auto industry to this new role.
Martin holds a bachelor's degree in business from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University School of Business and Industry and a master's degree in management and supervision from Central Michigan University.