GIIS campuses in Singapore win top three global performance excellence awards

Published on 06 Jul 2013
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Best Performance Excellence Organizations in the World

Chicago, Illinois, USA June 28, 2013 - Asia Pacific Quality Organization (APQO) today announced The World Class Winners of the Global Performance Excellence Awards.

"We are pleased to announce that nine organizations from six Asian and Pacific Rim Countries are being recognized as exemplary companies of world class quality performance. They have achieved the Global Performance Excellence Award modeled after the U.S. Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Award" said Charles Aubrey, Chairman of APQO and the Global Performance Excellence Award Executive Committee.

The following organizations have won the World Class Award (Highest):

Education:
Global Indian International School, Balestier Campus, Singapore (representing India); Mr. Atul Arvind Temurnikar, Executive Chairman & Co-Founder.

Health Care:
The Lanka Hospitals Corporation PLC (PQ 180), Sri Lanka; Mr. M.O.D. Lakith Peiris, Chief Executive Officer.

Not for Profit:
Subordinate Courts Singapore, Singapore; Mr. Tan Siong Thye, Chief District Judge.

The following seven organizations won the Best in Class Award (Second Highest):

Education:
Global Indian International School, Singapore, Queenstown Campus, Singapore,
(representing India); Mr. Atul Arvind Temurnikar, Executive Chairman & Co-Founder.

Finally, the following five organizations won the Quest for Excellence Award (Third Highest):

Education:
Global Indian International School, East Coast Campus, Singapore,
(representing India); Mr. Atul Arvind Temurnikar, Executive Chairman & Co-Founder.

The awards will be presented at the 19th APQO/International Conference on Quality in Bali, Indonesia on October 6-9, 2013. For more information please visit: www.apqconference2013.com. This is the thirteenth 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, 127 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.

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.

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