Lear corporation is a leading global tier 1 automotive supplier that serves all of the world’s major automakers with content on more than 400 vehicle nameplates worldwide. lear is one of the world's largest suppliers of automotive seating and e-systems. lear provides complete seating systems and components, as well as both traditional and high voltage/high power electronic products and e-systems and components. with facilities in 37 countries on six continents, lear operates in every major auto producing region of the world. achieving $18.6 billion in 2016 sales, lear ranks #154 among the fortune 500. headquartered in southfield, michigan, lear's world-class products are designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of more than 150,000 employees. lear shares are traded on the new york stock exchange under the symbol [lea].