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Armand V. Feigenbaum Lifetime Achievement Medal

18th Asia Pacific Quality Conference & 5th National Convention on Quality
Hilton Colombo Hotel, Sri Lanka October 14-17, 2012

Congratulations to the 2012 Armand V. Feigenbaum Lifetime Achievement Medal Awardee in recognition of his relentless pursuit of performance improvement and promoting the use of quality methodologies and principles as Chief Executive Officer for the Harrington Institute and President of the Walter L Hurd Foundation.

Dr. H James Harrington
CEO, Harrington Institute
President, Walter L. Hurd Foundation

H. James Harrington is recognized as one of the world leaders in applying performance improvement methodologies to business processes. For 11 years he wrote a regular column for Quality Digest Magazine (U.S.). He also wrote columns for Business Quality Review (Dubai) and for several publications in China and Mexico. Harrington is on the Editorial Review Board for five magazines. He has an excellent record of coming into an organization working as its CEO or COO, resulting in a major improvement in its financial and quality performance.

While H. James Harrington was Chairman of ASQ, he was one of the leaders in getting the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award through Congress and approved by the President  of  the  U.S. He  also  served  the
first  Treasurer  of  the  Malcolm  Baldrige  Consortium  that  set  up  and   developed  the   award.

H. James Harrington was elected to the honorary level of the International Academy for Quality, which is the highest level of recognition in the quality profession.

H. James Harrington is a government-registered Professional Quality Engineer, a Certified Quality Engineer and a Certified Reliability Engineer by the American Society for Quality Control, and a Permanent Certified Professional Manager by the Institute of Certified Professional Managers. He is a certified Master Six Sigma Black Belt and received the title of Six Sigma Grand Master. H. James Harrington has an MBA and Ph.D. in Engineering Management and a BS in Electrical Engineering.

H. James Harrington has served as the Chairman of the Advisory Board for E-TQM College and as a member of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University Advisory Board and he is now an Honorary Advisory Board member for the Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University Advisory Board.

H. James Harrington's contributions to performance improvement around the world have brought him many honors. He was appointed the honorary advisor to the China Quality Control Association, and was elected to the Singapore Productivity Hall of Fame in 1990. He has been named lifetime honorary President of the Asia-Pacific Quality Control Organization and honorary Director of the Association Chilean de Control de Calidad. In 2006 Dr. Harrington accepted the Honorary Chairman position of Quality Technology Park of Iran.

H. James Harrington has been elected a Fellow of the British Quality Control Organization and the American Society for Quality Control. In 2008 he was elected to be an Honorary Fellow of the Iran Quality Association and of the Azerbaijan Quality Association. He was also elected an honorary member of the quality societies in Taiwan, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Singapore. He is also listed in the "Who's-Who Worldwide" and "Men of Distinction Worldwide." He has presented hundreds of papers on performance improvement and organizational management structure at the local, state, national, and international levels.



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