R S Sodhi, Managing Director of Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which markets leading dairy brand Amul received Qimpro Gold Standard Award 2013 in business category. The award was conferred on Mr Sodhi for implementing world-class quality practices in Amul and achieving outstanding performance results, said the statement released by GCMMF. Mr Sodhi received the award in a ceremony held in Mumbai last week.
Qimpro Awards was conceptualized in 1989 by Dr J. M. Juran, the Quality Guru, to recognize individual excellence in quality management. The awards commenced by recognizing outstanding leaders and facilitators in business, with the Qimpro Gold Standard. The winners are selected by three eminent panels of judges; chaired by the award recipient of the previous year.
Accepting the award, Mr Sodhi stated, "I humbly accept this award on behalf of 3.2 million farmers of Gujarat whom I serve and whose unwavering commitment towards excellence in every dimension of Amul is reflected in this recognition".