September 14, 2009
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Minitab, LLC., the leading global provider of software and services for quality improvement, is pleased to congratulate Tom Farrell, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Dominion, who was recently named the winner of the prestigious Six Sigma & Business Improvement CEO of the Year Award.
Minitab sponsored this year’s award, which will be presented at The Global Six Sigma & Business Improvement Gala Awards Dinner on October 14 2009 at The Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort, Orlando, Florida.
The ceremony is part of the 4th Annual Global Lean Six Sigma & Business Improvement Summit, October 13-16, 2009, an event that brings together senior executives who are passionate about quality improvement. Karen Mueller, Dominion’s director of Six Sigma, will accept the award on Farrell’s behalf at the October ceremony.
Dominion, a longtime user of Minitab products, became the first energy company to launch Six Sigma companywide in January 2001. Since then, all of Dominion's business units have successfully applied Six Sigma methods to reduce costs, improve efficiency and increase revenue.
Farrell was announced as CEO of the Year late last month, at the same time the Global Six Sigma & Business Improvement Awards’ independent judging panel announced the finalists for awards in 12 other categories. Minitab congratulates this year’s 43 finalists, who represent 34 organizations—of whom all but two use Minitab products.
The finalists for the 2009 Global Six Sigma & Business Improvement Awards program are:
Best Achievement of Organizational Business Improvement in Chemical & Pharmaceuticals
Best Achievement of Organizational Business Improvement in Financial Services, sponsored by SSA & Company
Best Achievement of Organizational Business Improvement in Healthcare, sponsored by Argo Inc
Best Achievement of Organizational Business Improvement in Manufacturing
Best Achievement of Organizational Business Improvement in Transactional Services, sponsored by The Quality Group
Best Project Achievement in Business Enabling Processes
Best Project Achievement in Green Six Sigma, sponsored by Instantis
Best Project Achievement in Health & Safety
Best Project Achievement in Innovation or Product Development
Best Project Achievement in Sales, Marketing or Customer Experience
Best Emerging Business Improvement Deployment
Business Improvement Deployment Leader of the Year Award
To learn more about the awards program, visit www.tgssa.com
For more information about the 4th Annual Global Lean Six Sigma & Business Improvement Summit, October 13-16, 2009 in Orlando, visit http://www.wcbf.com/quality/5099, call (1) 800-959-6549 or (1) 312-466-5774, or e-mail email@example.com.
Minitab, LLC. is one of the world’s leading developers of statistical and process improvement software. Thousands of distinguished companies use Minitab software, including Toshiba, DuPont, Boeing, Royal Bank of Scotland, Nestlé and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.
Minitab Statistical Software has been used in virtually every major Six Sigma initiative around the world, and is used to teach statistics in over 4,000 colleges and universities. Quality Companion® is used worldwide to plan and execute Six Sigma projects. Both products are backed by outstanding services, including training, e-learning opportunities, and free technical support.
Minitab, LLC., headquartered in State College, Pa., operates offices in the United Kingdom, France and Australia and has additional representatives throughout the world.
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