|The following five organizations have won the World Class Award (Highest):
iGATE Patni; Karnataka, India, Mr. Phaneesh Murthy, Chief Executive Officer.
Shanghai Waigaoqiao No. 3 Power Generation Co, Ltd.; Shanghai, PRC, Mr. Feng Phaneesh Murthy, Chief Executive Officer.
Global Indian International School Singapore, East Coast Campus; Singapore, Mr. Atul Temurnikar, Chairman.
Colombo International Nautical and Engineering College; Colombo, Sri Lanka, Capt. Ajith Peiris, Group Managing Director.
Not for Profit:
Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore; Singapore, Mr. Moses Lee, Commissioner.
The following seven organizations won the Best in Class Award (Second Highest):
Britannia Industries Limited, Bangalore, Bidadi, Delhi, Gwalior, Khopoli; Vimanpura, Bangalore, India, Ms. Vinita Bali, Managing Director.
P.T. Pertamina (Persero); Jakarta, Indonesia, Mrs. Karen Agustiawan.
Maliban Biscuit Manufactories (PVT) Ltd.; Rathmalana, Sri Lanka, Mr. D.L., Weerasooriya, Chief Executive Officer.
Comision Federal de Electricidad- Subdireccion de Generacion; D.F.C.P., Mexico, Mr. Ing. Luis Carlos Hernandez Ayala, CFE Director of Operation.
Ba Ria- Vung Tau Urban Sewerage and Development One Member Limited Company; Vung Tau, Viet Nam, Mr. Hoang Duc Thao, Chairman cum General Director.
Global Indian International School Singapore, Queenstown Campus; (representing India), Mr. Atul Temurnikar, Chairman.
Sri Vishnu Educational Society, Hyderabad; Andhra Pradesh, India, Mr. K.V. Vishnu Raju, Chairman.
Finally, the following six organizations won the Quest for Excellence Award (Third Highest):
Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute; Shanghai, PRC, Mr. Zheng Mingguang, President.
Tien Phong Plastic Joint Stock Company; Hai Phong City, Viet Nam, Mr. Pham Van Vien, General Director.
Yibin Wuliangye Co.,Ltd.; Beijing, PRC, Mrs. Lin Chen, General Manager.
Nghe An Agricultural Materials Joinstock Corporations, Nghi Loc District, Viet Nam, Mr. Truong Van Hien, Chairman of the Board cum General Director.
Universiti Tenaga Nasional; Selangor, Malaysia, Mr. Mashkuri Bin Yaacob, Dato Seri Professor.
Global Indian International School Singapore, Balestier Campus; (representing India) Mr. Atul Temurnikar, Chairman.
The awards will be presented at the 18th APQO/International Conference on Quality in Colombo, Sri Lanka on October 14-17, 2012. For more information please visit: www.apqo.org or www.qualityassociation.org. This is the twelfth year of the Global Performance Excellence Awards Process.
About the Global Performance Excellence Award (GPEA)
The GPEA is the only formal international recognition of performance/business excellence. Since 2000, 109 organizations have received the various categories of this award. In 2010, the name of the award was changed to GPEA to reflect the evolution in the field of quality from a focus on product and services to a strategic focus encompassing overall organizational performance termed performance / organizational / business excellence.
GPEA is a strategic enabling tool for global performance excellence. It helps to strengthen the strategies and performance of organizations to succeed in the fast evolving global market place. The GPEA process promotes awareness in performance excellence as an increasingly important tool in competitiveness towards global business success and sustainability. For more information about GEPA visit www.apqo.org.
About the Asia Pacific Quality Organization (APQO)
The APQO was founded and organized by National Quality Organizations in Asian and Pacific Rim countries including the American Society for Quality and was incorporated in the Philippines in 1985. It is a non-profit organization formed to be a primary mover for quality and continuous improvement for goods and services and quality of life in the Asia Pacific Region. APQO has several hundred National Quality Organizations (Core members), Corporate members, and Individual members. For more information about APQO visit www.apqo.org.