Over 90 members of the French-American business community assembled on March 19, 2015 for the FACC, Michigan Chapter Annual Meeting of Members at the new Faurecia North American Headquarters and Automotive Seating Technical Center in Auburn Hills, MI.
The evening began with a warm welcome and brief introduction on Faurecia's new headquarters and technical center from Mark Stidham, Executive Vice President North America of Faurecia.
FACCMI President, Cedric Ballarin, called to order the Annual Meeting and reported a positive year of membership growth and healthy financial status for the FACC, Michigan Chapter. He was then pleased to introduce Mike Jackson, IHS Director of North American Vehicle Production Forecasts, who provided an insightful update on the status of the automotive industry in North America as well as shared his forecast for growth in the coming years.
The Annual Meeting concluded with the election of our FACC Directors and was followed by a light cocktail reception in Faurecia's Automotive Seating Technical Center. Guests mingled, networked, and enjoyed a French-inspired strolling buffet catered by Corporate Dining.