August 22, 2007 09:05 ET

American Honda Recognizes Genex as a Top Supplier With Premier Partner Award

TORRANCE, CA--(Marketwire - August 22, 2007) - American Honda Motor Co., Inc. President and CEO Tetsuo Iwamura today presented the company's Premier Partner Award to Genex ( of Culver City, CA for excellence in delivering quality, cost-effective services. Genex was one of 15 award recipients selected from 60 suppliers nominated by American Honda associates nationwide.

"We are honored to receive our fourth Premier Partner Award from American Honda. We strive for excellence in service, value and quality each day and are proud of our 11 years of service to American Honda," said Walter Schild, Founder and CEO of Genex.

The Premier Partner Awards were established in 1998 to recognize suppliers who embrace American Honda's philosophy of exceeding customer expectations. This year's award winners represent excellence in a variety of industries including logistics, security, printing, marketing, consulting, training, interactive solutions and much more.

"Today we acknowledge elite suppliers who exemplify Honda's philosophy of delivering the highest possible value to our customers through quality products and customer service," said Tetsuo Iwamura, president and CEO of American Honda.

Founded in Japan in 1948, Honda began operations in the U.S. in 1959 with the establishment of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Honda's first overseas subsidiary. Honda began U.S. production of motorcycles in 1979 and automobiles in 1982. The company has invested more than $9 billion in its North American operations, with employment of more than 33,000 associates, and annual purchases of more than $16 billion in parts and materials from suppliers in North America.

About Genex

Founded in 1995, Genex ( delivers Internet consulting and development services that enable everyday efficiencies and long-term effectiveness. Genex ranks as one of the top 50 interactive agencies in the nation according to AdWeek and Ad Age magazines. Genex clients currently include: American Honda Motor Co., Benjamin Moore Paint, Citigroup, Comcast, KB Home, Purina, and Time Warner. Genex is a wholly owned subsidiary within Meredith Corporation. Meredith ( is one of the nation's leading media and marketing companies with businesses centering on magazine and book publishing, television broadcasting, integrated marketing and interactive media.

Contact Information

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    Gina Davis

    Alicia Jones
    American Honda Motor Co.