DTE Energy Wins Best Process Improvement Program at Process Excellence 2013 Global Awards




23 JANUARY 2013 – ORLANDO: DTE Energy, an integrated energy company, has won the award for Best Process Excellence Program at the 2013 global Process Excellence Awards announced on Tuesday 22 January in Orlando, Florida.

The Process Excellence Awards series, a global awards series run by the Process Excellence Network, recognize companies and individuals that have achieved exceptional results through the use of process improvement methodologies. Winners and runners up in other categories included TELUS, Braskem Americas, SingTel, Roche Pharmaceuticals, Phytel, Globe Telecom, CIBC, Quattor-Braskem, Braskem UNIB 2 RS and Scottsdale Healthcare.
Final judging took place during the network’s annual PEX Week event, an industry event for process professionals. Finalists were required to attend an interview about their application and the winners were selected by the judges, experienced process practitioners themselves. Categories include Best Project Under 90 days, Best Project Over 90 days, Best BPM Project and Best Start up Business Excellence Program and Deployment Leader of the Year.
"We’re always so impressed by the level of the entries and this year was certainly no exception. Our list of finalists was chosen from a field of dozens of applicants – so the finalists did very well to make it as far as they did," said Amanda Jenkins, Director of Operations at PEX Network.
"We always find it so exciting to see the incredible variety in how companies approach process excellence," said PEX Network Director Vanessa Lovatt. "I think all of the award winners and finalists should be very proud of what they’ve achieved. We're also very pleased to have a number of companies who have entered before - but not won - come back this year and come out winners in their categories."
The award winners for the 2013 Process Excellence Awards are as follows:
Best Improvement Program
Winner: DTE Energy
Runner Up: TELUS
Notable mention: SingTel

Best Start Up Process Excellence Program
Winner: Roche Pharmaceuticals
Runner Up: Phytel
Best BPM Project:
Winner: TELUS
Runner Up: SingTel
Best Project over 90 Days:
Winner: Braskem - UNIB 2 RS
Runner Up: CIBC
Notable Mention: Coca Cola
Best Project Under 90 Days

Winner: Quattor-Braskem
Runner Up: Scottsdale Healthcare
Value, Sustainability & Innovation:
Winner: Globe Telecom
Runner Up: Braskem America, Inc.
Deployment Leader of the Year
Winners: Rod Hill, JEA & Yew Ker Ling, SingTel

Community Contributor of the year
Winner: Dennis Narlock, Catalent Pharma Solutions

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About PEX Network
PEX Network is an online, free to join, 70,000+ membership community providing process professionals with exclusive access to a library of multimedia resources from top executives on Lean Six Sigma, BPM, Operational Excellence, Continuous Improvement and other process excellence related topics.
In addition to online resources, PEX Network organizes 30+ targeted face-to-face events globally per year with industry specific focuses on Financial Services, Telecoms & Utilities, and Energy. We also hold major cross industry summits on process excellence in Orlando, FL (PEX Week) and in London, England (PEX Week Europe) every January and April.
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