Gentex Appoints Joe Matthews Diversity Officer
“We want to ensure that Gentex’s culture is supportive and welcoming to all, which is essential to becoming a world-class organization,” said Gentex President and CEO Steve Downing. “The ideal environment is one in which every team member can be their best while making a positive impact corporately, and in the lives of our employees and the community. Joe’s background and passions make him uniquely suited for this new role.”
Matthews will also provide leadership to Gentex’s newly formalized
Matthews joined Gentex in 2010 as a Purchasing Manager. In 2013, he was promoted to Purchasing Director with additional responsibilities for supply chain management. He was promoted to Vice President of Purchasing in 2014 and is responsible for all direct and indirect material goods and services, as well as supplier diversity.
Previous to Gentex, Matthews held supply management roles at
Matthews graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from
Founded in 1974, Gentex Corporation (The NASDAQ Global Select Market: GNTX) is a supplier of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and electronics to the automotive industry, dimmable aircraft windows for aviation markets, and fire protection products to the fire protection market. Visit the Company’s web site at www.gentex.com.
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Source: Gentex Corporation