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Armand V. Feigenbaum Lifetime Achievement Medal

19th Asia Pacific Quality Conference
Bali, Indonesia, October 6-9, 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 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 Director of Bertin Quality Consulting and Honorary member of the International Association for Quality.

Dr. Marcos E. J. Bertin
Director, Bertin Quality Consulting

During the past 30 years, and up to 1996, gained wide practical experience in management, general management and board positions in the Gillette Co. and in Firmenich S. A., in Buenos Aires, Boston, Mass, USA and Geneva, Switzerland.

He has a doctorate in chemistry from the Buenos Aires University 1956), Business Administration (EPIM) at Columbia University, New York, USA (1967) and at Northeastern University in Boston, Mass (1961/62).

The International Academy for Quality (IAQ) Marcos E. J. Bertin Quality in Governance Medal recognizes exceptional contributions to  the   practice  or   development  of  sound
principles of good governance based on application of quality-related principals and methods. This Award honors IAQ Past-Chairman and Honorary Member Dr. Marcos E. J. Bertin for his sustained contributions in the field of corporate governance and his promotion of the application of quality-related ideas throughout the world for which he received the IAQ Founders Medal. Dr. Bertin was a two-term President of the Academy. He lead the six-year long IAQ project on corporate governance and co-edited a respected book published on this subject by the Academy and he has been one of the most frequent contributors on topics of quality and corporate governance at conferences around the world since before the subject became a popular topic for management attention.

Dr. Bertin is also one of the most respected quality leaders in the world as evidenced by his international awards and honors. The American Society for Quality has bestowed on him the Distinguished Service Medal, the Lancaster Award, and has named him a Fellow. The French Quality Society awarded Dr. Bertin the Georges Borel Medal for his promotion of quality in Europe (this medal is now awarded by the European Organization for Quality). In Argentina he is a founder and an Honorary Member of the Institute for Quality and Excellence (IPACE). He is widely recognized as one of South America's leading promoters of the cause of quality as noted by his receipt of the Medal of Merit from Programa Gaúcho da Qualidade e Produtividade in Brazil.



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