Recognized for his leadership and entrepreneurial vision, Laurent Borne of Stoneridge, Inc. has been named winner of the Automotive Hall of Fame Industry Influencers Award. The Industry Influencers Award reflects the Automotive Hall of Fame’s commitment to the future of the motor vehicle industry and honors individuals who are influencing and leading through their actions, innovation and visible positions on issues surrounding the automotive industry and its future.
Borne joined Stoneridge in 2018 as chief technology officer (CTO) and was quickly appointed president of the Electronics Division in January 2019, where he has led the development and refinement of a robust technology roadmap. He has transformed Stoneridge’s strategic direction, product portfolio and engineering organization to develop systems-based solutions and platforms that make commercial vehicles safer and more efficient. Emblematic of this transformation is industry-disrupting technology, MirrorEye Camera Monitor System, a launch Borne led.
“I joined Stoneridge during a pivotal growth period,” said Borne. “Our renewed focus on data-driven solutions is advancing vehicle electronics that improve safety, efficiency, emissions control and intelligence. Thank you to the Stoneridge leadership team and Electronics Division, who also deserve recognition for their part in driving this innovation. As a team, we will continue to develop vehicle solutions that benefit the industry and society, as well as poise Stoneridge for the future.”
“We are thrilled to recognize Laurent for his work in developing game-changing technology for the commercial vehicle market,” said Sarah Cook, president, Automotive Hall of Fame. “His leadership and commitment to innovation embodies what we want to represent in our Industry Influencer Award.”
Borne was selected as one of six winners by a panel of judges from a competitive pool of nominations and will join a lifelong community of esteemed Automotive Hall of Fame members. Award winners will be recognized during an induction ceremony on July 22, 2021.