Posted on May 10, 2017

Michelin Group Recognized by Forbes as “America’s Best Employer” in Automotive Industry for 2017

Michelin Group Recognized by Forbes as “America’s Best Employer” in Automotive Industry for 2017

Michelin ranks No. 1 in Automotive Industry and 34th overall on 2017 list

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 10, 2017 Michelin Group, a global leader in sustainable mobility and innovation, today announced it has been selected by Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Best Employers” for 2017.

On this year’s list, Michelin Group ranks No. 1 in the Automotive Industry and 34th overall out of 500 large employers. This recognition highlights Michelin’s commitment to building a culture that enables every employee to leverage their unique talents to serve its diverse customers across the United States, and around the globe.

"At Michelin, we strive to put people first -- our own employees and the people who use our products and services," said David Stafford, chief human resources officer, Michelin North America. "We're guided by our company values and our purpose -- to give people a better way forward. Our employees are deeply committed to that purpose, and I believe that's why they're so determined to make great tires and deliver great services that improve mobility for everyone."

Working with online statistics provider Statista, Forbes asked more than 30,000 U.S. workers employed by companies with more than 5,000 staff members to determine, on a scale of zero to 10, how likely they were to recommend their employer to someone else. Further, how did they feel about the other employers in their industry?

The employees who took part in the survey were consulted anonymously through several online access panels. Their scores were analyzed using the net promotor score theory -- and involved a highly-selective criteria to determine the company’s eligibility and rank as one of America’s Best Employers.

This year’s list includes 500 employers across 25 industries -- ranging from corporate giants to universities and government agencies.

Click here to view the full report featured online.

About Michelin Group

Michelin, the leading tire company, is dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its clients’ needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high-technology materials that serve the mobility industry. Headquartered in Clermont-Ferrand, France, Michelin is present in 170 countries, has 111,700 employees and operates 68 production facilities in 17 countries which together produced 184 million tires in 2015. (


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About Michelin North America

Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The Company has earned a long-standing reputation for building innovative premium tires.  In addition to tires, the Company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America ( employs about 22,700 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants. Forbes magazine has ranked Michelin No. 1 on its annual survey of “Best Large Employers in America” for 2018. Learn more about purpose-driven careers with a purpose-driven company at


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