IQPC's Process Excellence Network Expands Global Awards Programme to India

By Iqpc Middle East, PRNE
Monday, May 16, 2011

NEW DELHI, India, May 17, 2011 - Following the annual success of the global Process Excellence awards
programme across the US, Europe, APAC & Australasia, IQPC's PEX Network
recently announced the addition of an Indian based Awards programme.

The Process Excellence Awards have been established to honor, recognise
and celebrate projects and programmes that truly demonstrate world-class best
practices and are judged against a global benchmark for excellence.

This announcement follows significant growth in the PEX Network community
from across the Indian region and an increase in entries from Indian owned
companies in the global awards categories.

The Indian Awards programme will launch with the 3 most popular global

    - Best Process Improvement Programme
    - Best Process Improvement Project in Service & Transaction
    - Best Process Improvement Project in Manufacturing

The Awards programme is now open for entries, with the initial submission
deadline set for the 8th July. Further information on the awards programme
and application process can be found on

Regional Indian judges include:

    - Debashis Sarkar, Global Champion & Head (Asia-Pacific), Avery Dennison
    - Murtaza Poonawala, Head Business Excellence, State Street Syntel
      Services Pvt Ltd
    - Sri Badrinath Balakrishna, General Manager - Business Excellence at
      Jubilant Organosys Limited
    - Mr. Ashutosh Pandey, Global IT, Quality & Process Manager, Nokia
      Siemens Networks
    - Jacob Jacob, Head Quality and Open Source Strategy, Motorola Solutions

Global judges represented include:

    - Pankaj Aggarwal, Regional CEO/Director, Indus Towers Limited
    - Jeff Ayland, Head of Offer to Create, RS Componants
    - Roger Cliffe, Former Director Quality, Vodafone

Applications are marked based on the global judging criteria for each
award category ensuring that the approach is fully standardised and judged
against the international benchmark. Following initial submissions, 3-8
finalists will be selected per category with all shortlisted applicants
required to attend a further face-to-face judging round. Face-to-face
interviews and the awards ceremony will be hosted on the 22nd September at
IQPC's Lean Six Sigma & Process Improvement Summit, India, New Delhi.

About the Process Excellence Awards

Hosted globally and recognised internationally, IQPC's Process Excellence
Awards programme reflects a world recognised benchmark in Lean Six Sigma and
Process Excellence. Now offered for India, the awards offer the chance for
Indian businesses to align and profile their greatest success stories amongst
the global leaders in Business Excellence.

Previous global awards winners include: Allstate, Blue Cross Blue
Shields, Capgemini Business Solutions, DHL, Firstsource Solutions, Lloyds
Register, LSG Sky Chefs, Motorola, Reliance Industries, Repsol YPF, Simplex
Grinnell, Singtel, Sutherland Global Services, TCS, United Nations, VFS
Global Services, Wal-Mart, Xerox.

About PEX Network

Process Excellence Network: A division of IQPC, (formerly known as Six
Sigma IQ) provides access to a treasure chest of relevant content for Process
Excellence practitioners.

Providing critical knowledge about the development of Process Excellence
including Business Process Management (BPM), Lean, Change Management,
Operational Excellence, Six Sigma, Risk Management, Customer Experience and
more, we provide the forum where key industry experts and organisations share
their experience, knowledge and tools, and practitioner peers connect with
one another all over the world, both face-to-face and online.

The Process Excellence Network is enhanced by an active online community
of professional peers as well and face-to-face Summits and events that take
place across the globe. Collectively we help you discover what the best are
doing to get measurable results through Process Excellence and to seek
actionable solutions to specific process problems through worldwide mass

In short, Process Excellence Network, (often known as PEX Network)
enables individuals and organisations to advance their process excellence
journey by increasing idea sources, widening contacts and friendships and
participating in ongoing formal and informal learning opportunities.

    Contact details:

    Eleanor Head
    Marketing Manager
    IQPC Middle East


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