SAE Foundation Industry Leadership Award

The Industry Leadership Award recognizes individuals who have made meaningful contributions to the mobility industry. Nominees must have achieved the following:

  • A significant level of success in their STEM careers.
  • Demonstrated innovation and risk taking.
  • Established a new direction or developed a position which challenged their industry.
  • Made contributions outside of their industry, exemplified through community education, philanthropic or government activities.

Award Sponsor: DENSO

Year

Name

Employer

2018

Josè Muñoz

Nissan Motor Company, Ltd.

2017

Jack Roush

Founder, CEO, and Co-Founder of Roush Fenway Racing, and Chairman of the Board of Roush Enterprises

2016

Mark Fields

Ford Motor Company

2015

Sergio Marchionne

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

2014

Osamu (Simon) Nagata

Toyota

2013

Mary T. Barra

General Motors

2012

Edsel B. Ford II

Ford

2011

John Krafcik

Hyundai

2011

Peter Marks

Bosch

2010

Rodney O’Neal

Delphi

2009

Jim Press

Chrysler

2008

Alan Mulally

Ford

2007

Carlos Ghosn

Nissan

2006

Robert A. Lutz

General Motors

2005

Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda

Toyota

2004

J.T. Battenberg - III

Delphi

2003

Gary L. Cowger

General Motors

2002

Heinz C. Prechter

ASC Incorporated

2001

Shamel T. Rushwin

Ford

2000

Donald E. Hackworth

General Motors

1999

James J. Padilla

Ford

1998

Dennis K. Pawley

Chrysler

1997 G. Richard Wagoner, Jr. General Motors
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