Awards

ANNUAL CELEBRATION AWARDS

SAE Foundation Industry Leadership Award

The Industry Leadership Award recognizes individuals who have made meaningful contributions to the mobility industry. Nominees must have achieved the following:

  • a significant level of success in their STEM careers
  • demonstrated innovation and risk taking
  • established a new direction or developed a position which challenged their industry
  • made contributions outside of their industry, exemplified through community education, philanthropic or government activities

Past Award Recipients

2018 Josè Muñoz – Nissan Motor Company, Ltd.
2017 Jack Roush – Founder, CEO, and Co-Founder of Roush Fenway Racing, and Chairman of the Board of Roush Enterprises
2016 Mark Fields – Ford Motor Company
2015 Sergio Marchionne – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
2014 Osamu (Simon) Nagata – Toyota
2013 Mary T. Barra – General Motors
2012 Edsel B. Ford II – Ford
2011 John Krafcik – Hyundai
2011 Peter Marks – Bosch
2010 Rodney O’Neal – Delphi
2009 Jim Press – Chrysler
2008 Alan Mulally – Ford
2007 Carlos Ghosn – Nissan
2006 Robert A. Lutz – General Motors
2005 Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda – Toyota
2004 J.T. Battenberg – III – Delphi
2003 Gary L. Cowger – General Motors
2002 Heinz C. Prechter – ASC Incorporated
2001 Shamel T. Rushwin – Ford
2000 Donald E. Hackworth – General Motors
1999 James J. Padilla – Ford
1998 Dennis K. Pawley – Chrysler
1997 G. Richard Wagoner, Jr. – General Motors

Young Industry Leadership Award

Ableson Award for Visionary Leadership

Gordon Millar Award