Shaw Industries Group Inc.’s (Shaw) Susan Farris, executive vice president of enterprise experiences, has been inducted into the Women in Manufacturing (WiM) Hall of Fame. Each of the leaders recognized by WiM have exhibited a commitment to growing the voice of women and creating pathways for them to succeed in the manufacturing industry. Farris and the other honorees will be recognized at an Induction Ceremony and Gala on September 26 at the Women in Manufacturing SUMMIT in San Diego, Calif.
The WiM Hall of Fame honors women who have made outstanding contributions throughout their careers in manufacturing. Since the WiM Hall of Fame’s debut in 2020, only 47 leaders have been recognized by the Women in Manufacturing Association, a more than 14,000-member-strong organization dedicated to supporting, promoting and inspiring women who have chosen a career in manufacturing.
Farris has been a dynamic and fierce leader at Shaw for more than 30 years. She has held leadership roles in supply chain, retail operations, marketing, communications, philanthropy, sustainability, innovation and customer experience. In 2015, Farris co-founded Shaw’s first associate resource group, Women’s Innovation Network, which prepares and empowers women for successful and impactful careers that foster innovation and growth for the company. Additionally, Farris served on the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce Executive Board, The Conference Board Communications & Marketing Center Advisory Board and is currently a member of the United Way Women’s Leadership Council.
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