2018 TOP 30 Champions of Diversity
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Lottie Holland

Head of Supplier Diversity
FCA

Lottie Holland Builds Strong Supplier Diversity Program at Fiat Chrysler

As the head of supplier diversity at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Lottie Holland has demonstrated strong leadership in providing diverse suppliers with sourcing opportunities. Initiatives include a prestigious matchmaker event and an innovative structured high focus tier II program that educates Tier 1 suppliers on supplier diversity and rigorously measures their performance through metrics. This program has a direct economic impact as well as increasing spend with diverse suppliers. Fiat Chrysler also sponsors MBEs in the Centers of Excellence Program and Tuck Program, and it partners with four major financial institutions and two private equity firms to offer MBEs financial education opportunities.

As the voice of diverse suppliers at Fiat Chrysler, Holland has a global impact. She leads a global project that has identified diversity as one of the core values of the purchasing organization. She is a matchmaker and advocate for diverse suppliers, ensuring they are considered in sourcing opportunities. She relies on robust metrics for measuring and reporting diverse Tier I and Tier II spend to drive the continued success of Fiat Chrysler's supplier diversity program.


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