Tough Decisions for Judges of 2012 Process Excellence Awards

What does it take to be a winner of the process excellence awards? PEX Network's global Process Excellence Award winners are announced every year during the flagship Orlando summit, PEX Week. The awards celebrate achievement in business process improvement and excellence and are judged by a panelist of experienced process professionals working in industry. In this video compilation, finalists and judges for the PEX Week 2012 global awards program describe the judging process, the quality of entries this year and explain what winning the award would mean to them.

For a full list of 2012 winners please click here. Over the course of the next few months, PEX Network will running a series of interviews and webinars with award winners, so you can hear directly from the leaders of these award winning programs and projects.


Interviewed in this video are the following people:

  • Amanda Jenkins, Director of Operations, PEX Network
  • Vanessa Lovatt, Director, PEX Network
  • Jason A. Schulist Director, Program Office, Major Enterprise Projects at DTE Energy (Judge)
  • Diane Francisco, Director, MBB of Process Excellence and Change Management at Covance (Judge)
  • Philip Hoang, Americas Business Assurance Manager at Lloyd's Register (Judge)
  • Tom Kedrowski, SVP of Supply Chain, Operations, and Process Improvement at PolyOne (Winner for Best Business Excellence Program Over 2 years, interviewed during judging)
  • Jennifer Ridgeway, Facilities Division Director at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Special mention for Deployment Leader of the Year, interviewed during judging)
  • Eric A. Miller, CDR, SC, USN, Branch Fleet Support Manager, NAVSEA (Winner for Best BPM Project, interviewed during judging)