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April 15, 2015 07:00 ET

Lear and GT Nexus to Present at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

GT Nexus Will Facilitate Discussion With Automotive Industry Leader Around Innovation and Its Award Winning Supply Chain Strategy

OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwired - April 15, 2015) - GT Nexus announced today that Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a leading supplier of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems, will present its acclaimed supply chain strategy at Gartner's Supply Chain Executive Conference, May 12-14, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Todd Glance, Vice President of Global Supply Chain at Lear will present, "Next Level Global Supply Chain Orchestration at Lear." The session will be hosted by Greg Johnsen, co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer at GT Nexus.

A longtime leader in the automotive industry, Lear has been recognized by Gartner as the top automotive supplier in Gartner's Supply Chain Top 25: Automotive. Lear was recently honored by GM in its Supplier of the Year awards, receiving its Overdrive Award in recognition of extraordinary leadership that drove exceptional business results for GM.

"Lear remains committed to innovation driven by technology and a broad vision for generating value throughout the global supply chain," said Johnsen. "The ability to execute flawlessly enables Lear to deploy segmentation and just-in-time delivery strategies that make it one of the best run automotive supply chains in the world."

The Gartner session will be a first person account of Lear's journey, supported by specific examples of new systems and processes that are helping deliver on its vision for supply chain agility and visibility.

Lear is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan. It maintains 235 locations in 34 countries around the globe and employs approximately 132,000 employees.

About GT Nexus
GT Nexus operates the world's largest cloud-based business network and execution platform for global trade and supply chain management. Over 25,000 businesses across industry verticals, including adidas Group, Caterpillar, Citi, Columbia Sportswear, DHL, Electrolux, Levi Strauss & Co., Nestlé, Pfizer, and Sears share GT Nexus as their standard, multi-enterprise collaboration platform. This enables all network participants to operate against a core, real-time and always on set of information across multiple supply chain functions, allowing them to optimize the flow of goods, funds and trade information, from the point of order through final payment. For more information please visit us at

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