Schneider Electric wins Company of the Year in Quality Excellence

18 Dec

Photo shows (L-R) Schneider Electric (SE) Manufacturing Plant Country Manager Jim Tobojka and SE Country President Philippe Reveilhac accepting the “Quality Excellence Company of the Year” award during the Asia CEO Awards Night.

Schneider Electric (SE), the global specialist in energy management, earned distinction from some of the world’s finest business leaders when it bagged the 2012 Asia CEO Awards – Quality Excellence Company of the Year and two other finalist citations in the recent Asia CEO Awards Night.

The Asia CEO’s Quality Excellence Company of the Year Award, where SE came up as top multinational company in the country, is given to a Philippine-based organization that has achieved important success in and out of the country, demonstrating management talent performed at the highest, globally-significant standards.

Asia CEO Awards represents the biggest alliance of local and international business people which seeks to promote the Philippines globally and to recognize leaders who have demonstrated outstanding achievement for their organizations and contributions to the society.

Recognized recently as the “2012 UPS Vendor of the Year” and the “2012 Service Provider of the Year” at the Frost & Sullivan Annual Best Practices Awards banquet held in Singapore, SE re-asserts its leadership position in global business by adding the Asia CEO Awards achievement.

SE Manufacturing Plant Country Manager Jim Tobojka who accepted the award together with SE Country President Philippe Reveilhac said, “SE has been at the forefront of delivering quality energy management solutions for more than 10 years. This award is for all our employees who continue to do what we do best— helping our customers make the most of their energy.”

SE has been setting the industry standards for quality, innovation, and support. Its holistic quality program, dubbed as Schneider Electric Quality System or SEQS, employs various approaches to ensure that the best people and the best methods are utilized throughout the production process. Among these approaches are Customer Advocacy, Measurement and Tracking, Materials Quality, and Quality Engineering.

SE also invests in promoting their employee’s professional development and awareness of energy management through the Energy University (EU) learning program for employees. EU provides modules in sales, marketing, project management, and management that help employees augment their skill sets and boost their value within the organization. In the Philippines, EU has trained thousands of SE employees to become at par with the global standards. The EU program can also be accessed by the public for free

SE Country President Philippe Reveilhac was also recognized as finalist for the “Expatriate Executive of the Year Award” while SE Manufacturing Plant Country Manager Jim Tobojka was named finalist for the “Global Filipino Executive of the Year Award.”

Reveilhac adds, “This recognition from Asia CEO is a testament to Schneider Electric’s dedicated efforts to deliver world-class energy management solutions to the Filipinos. But beyond the honor of these awards, we are taking this as a challenge to remain as a leader in our business and to continue delivering the highest quality products and services to our customers.”

SE has a long string of awards that includes being an eight- time recipient of the Annual Top Exporter Award given by the President of the Philippines; ranking 17th in the Top 5000 Corporations in the Philippines list in 2010;, a Safety Milestone Awardee in 2008, 2010; and a candidate for the Safety Milestone (SMILE) Award in 2011.

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Posted by on December 18, 2012 in APC, Schneider Electric, Technology


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