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NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED THE RISING STARS OF 2018 WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON APRIL 9!

Automotive News' annual Rising Stars program honors automaker and supplier executives in the U.S. who are young and entrepreneurial-minded. Its a recognition of those who possess the drive and talent needed to become industry leaders of tomorrow, in the following categories:

Aftermarket & Customer Service
Design
Finance
Human Resources
Manufacturing
Purchasing
PR & Communications (including social media)
Engineering
General Management
IT & Connected Car (including big data & analytics)
Marketing
Sales
 
 
Who can become a Rising Star?

Rising Stars come from all disciplines on the manufacturing/supply side of the auto industry - designers, engineers, finance, purchasing, product planners and more. What they have in common is a drive beyond their years and a level of dedication that puts them on a path toward becoming industry All Stars.

How does the program work?

Nominations for the fifth annual Rising Stars program were accepted through December 31, 2017.

Nominees were notified by email about their nomination, and asked to complete an online candidate information form. Automotive News editorial staff and a select group of industry leaders will meet to review the nominations and candidate information forms.

The Rising Stars will be announced in a special section inside the April 9, 2018 issue of Automotive News.

Contact Us

For questions regarding sponsorship
opportunities, contact:

Ellen Dennehy, Director of Relationship Marketing
Phone: (313) 446-6039
Email: edennehy@autonews.com


Questions about the Rising Stars program?
Kathy Lightbody, Director of Sales Operations
Phone: (313) 446-6037
Email: klightbody@autonews.com