Diageo North America Recognizes Top Suppliers for Outstanding Performance

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Diageo North America Recognizes Top Suppliers for Outstanding Performance

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 12:00pm

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NORWALK, Conn., March 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, has announced its 4th Annual Diageo North America Supplier Awards.  These awards recognize nine companies for excellence in quality, service, collaboration, and execution resulting in significant contributions to Diageo’s business success. Award recipients will be honored by Diageo representatives at a celebratory reception to be held this evening at a Chicago Blackhawks hockey game.

“Our success is closely connected to the meaningful partnerships we have with our suppliers,” said Kelly Chesney, Senior Vice President, Procurement, Diageo North America. “For this reason we are recognizing these top suppliers who have exhibited outstanding performance and delivered the highest degree of excellence in quality, service, innovation and more.”  Chesney continued, “At Diageo we seek to do business with only the best business partners, and these companies have demonstrated their commitment not only to our company, but also to the industry as a whole.”

Below are the categories and winners for each of the Diageo North America Supplier Awards:

  • Quality Excellence Award given to Hub Folding Box Inc. for demonstrating outstanding performance in the quality of materials and service, process capability improvement, utilizing root cause problem solving techniques, schedule adherence, and the ability to improve our equipment effectiveness.
  • Service Excellence Award given to Fort Dearborn Company and Tangerine Promotions for showing flexibility and responsiveness that exceeded expectations, while offering outstanding service and the spirit of a true partnership. 
  • Innovation Excellence Award given to Flavor Producers Inc. in recognition of their brilliant execution with new Diageo product offerings. By working in partnership with Diageo, they helped achieve accelerated speed-to-market despite demanding timelines. 
  • Breakthrough Performance Award given to Amcor Rigid Plastics for demonstrating tremendous improvements, both in service and quality, in the face of a challenging performance environment.
  • Value Creation Award given to Jones Lang La Salle for demonstrating their commitment to Diageo’s continuous improvement culture while driving year-over-year cost reductions and overall value. 
  • Breakthrough Collaboration Award given to Pratt for their outstanding commitment to resolving material or service issues while utilizing robust root cause problem solving methods.  This award also recognizes leadership in social responsibility, safety, environmental and sustainability as well as the superb implementation of initiatives involving supplier collaboration. 
  • Distinguished Honors, Special Projects Award given to Altus/SC&H Group for delivering a significant and critical project on time and on budget with exceptional leadership using new and creative ideas that delivered value to Diageo. 
  • Supplier Excellence, Emerging Markets Award given to Supremia International as a supplier located in an emerging market demonstrating superior quality, service, responsiveness, value and outstanding corporate citizenship to Diageo. 
  • Supplier of the Year Award given to Logoplaste for their exemplary performance and brilliant execution in all areas of quality, service, innovation, breakthrough performance and value creation.  Logoplaste defines the essence of what Diageo looks for when making strategic sourcing decisions from its suppliers.

About Diageo
Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands across spirits, beer and wine categories. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, Buchanan’s and Bulleit whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness.

Diageo is a global company, and our products are sold in more than 180 countries around the world. The company is listed on both the London Stock Exchange (DGE) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEO). For more information about Diageo, our people, our brands, and performance, visit us at www.diageo.com. Visit Diageo’s global responsible drinking resource, www.DRINKiQ.com, for information, initiatives, and ways to share best practice.

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Diageo
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for Diageo
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