Welcome to the Process Excellence Awards 2019

The annual OPEX Week Awards honors, recognizes and promotes individuals and teams who have made a commitment to driving superior operational excellence and business transformation. The awards are dedicated to recognizing world class thinking, creativity and execution across the full spectrum of operational excellence projects, enterprise transformations, technology and leadership.Taking place at this years 20th Annual OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit, come and network with over 1000 industry experts!

If your team has gone above and beyond in the pursuit of operational excellence, apply for the following awards to reward and recognize your colleagues!

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Key Award Dates

September 14, 2018

Submission deadline

November 5, 2018

Shortlist of finalists to be announced

January 21, 2019

Face- to-face interviews

January 22, 2019

Awards Ceremony

2019 Awards Categories

Individual Category:

Operational Excellence Leader of the Year

Project awards:

Best process improvement project under 90 days

Best business transformation project

Best project contributing to customer excellence

Program Awards:

Best Start Up Process Improvement Program (Under 2 Years)

Best Improvement Program (Over 2 Years)

Most Innovative Approach to Driving Culture Change

Technology Awards:

Best Technology Enabled Process Improvement Project

Past Judges

Mia Leondakis

Vice President, Business Transformation & Automation

Rob Atack

Job Title

Samantha Bureau-Johnson

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

James Dodkins

Board Advisor

Peter Evans

Director, Continuous Improvement

Shayne Ginder

Director of Performance Improvement
Sunrise Senior Living

Rod Hill

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

Erika Westbay

The Nature Conservancy

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