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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!

See Shortlisted Nominees

Key Award Dates

October 5, 2018

Submission deadline (Extended)

November 6, 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

2019 World Class Judging Panel

Glenn Johnson

Process Excellence Manager

Drew Algase

Certified Value Specialist®
SAVE International

Samantha Bureau-Johnson

VP, Enterprise Process Solutions & PMO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

Alexander Breskvar

International Quality and Operations Professional

James Dodkins

Board Advisor

Rob Atack

Operational Excellence Consultant

Rod Hill

Process Improvement Leader
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

Peter Evans

Director, Continuous Improvement

Shayne Ginder

Director of Performance Improvement
Sunrise Senior Living

Bob Hemrick

DTE Energy

Sanjay Gupta

Transformation and Continuous Improvement Executive

Mia Leondakis

Vice President, Business Transformation & Automation

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