LNS Research's Global Quality Advisory Council

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The Global Quality Advisory Council (GQAC) exists to help council members address quality challenges through thought-provoking research, insight, benchmarking data, and networking opportunities. With these tools, GQAC members become armed agents of change that can partner with other executives in business transformation.

2013 Webcast Agenda:

  • Success Secrets for Benchmarking Quality Metrics, Guest speaker: Mark Baker [Global VP of Quality, Operational Excellence, and Environment, Health,& Safety at Saint-Gobain] - March 14th
  • Improving Business Processes with Enterprise Quality Management Software (EQMS), Guest speaker: Jim Sarafin [Director of Quality Control at Sigma Aldrich] - June 18th
  • How to Effectively Manage Risk & Compliance, Guest speaker: Kenneth Ray [Director of Corporate Compliance Goverance at Celgene] - September 17th
  • Best Practices for Acheiving Process Standardization & Building a Quality Culture - November 5th

Current Members Include:

  • Starbucks                    
  • Whirlpool
  • Newell Rubbermaid
  • Lindt Chocolate
  • Onxy Pharmaceuticals
  • Owens-Illonois
  • Daikin McQuay
  • Oriflame
  • Champion Technologies
  • Hygia Health Services
*Requirements for GQAC membership include director level or above responsibilities within the quality management team at a global organization.