A team of Latin American testers which part APQO Member Jorge Roman G., examiner and Chile Calidad consultant, was recognized by the Ibero-American Foundation for Quality, Fundibeq, as "The Best Team" Award, Iberoamerican Quality 2009.
In the photo: Mario Alburquerque, Executive Director, Chile Calidad; Jorge Roman, examiner, Chile Calidad; and Orlando Olivera, General Secretary of the National Prize for Quality and Excellence Management.
This distinction is awarded to professional experts who are responsible for the process of evaluation of the applicant organizations to the award. Chile Calidad, agency national partner to the Fundiberg, was the institution to give the award to the professional.
The Ibero-American Foundation for Quality Management, Fundiberg, with seat in Spain, annually manages the delivery of the Iberoamerican Quality Award, instance involving winning organizations of the national awards for quality and excellence. This award is entregad in the Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government.
Winners of the Iberoamerican Quality Award are eligible to apply for the International Asia Pacific Quality Award (IAPQA) which is administered by Asia Pacific Quality Organization (APQO) and sponsored by the Walter L. Hurd Foundation (WLHF).