Kenneth L. Way

Industry Leader of the Year Award 2000

Distinguished Service Citation Award 1996

Kenneth L. Way is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lear Corporation of Southfield, the world’s largest manufacturer of automotive seating, with sales of $3.1 Billion in 1994. Way received a Bachelor of Science degree in Packaging from Michigan State University and an MBA from MSU’s Advanced Management Program in 1971. In 1966, Way joined American Metal Products, a predecessor company to Lear Siegler, Inc., and served in a number of manufacturing and executive capacities, including Corporate Vice President of its Automotive Group in 1984. He was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lear Seating Corporation in 1988.

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