Ernst & Young receives top business award from P&G
London, November 2011 – Ernst & Young has been honored as a top performing organization by Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG), for its excellent client service offering globally. Business Partners of the Year, the highest distinction an external service provider can earn from P&G, pays tributes to those who have demonstrated excellence through the highest level of client service. Ernst & Young was selected from a list of over 75,000 P&G global external suppliers to receive the award.
P&G President and CEO Bob McDonald, and Chief Purchasing Officer Rick Hughes announced the 12 winners of the coveted Business Partner of the Year award at the Company’s fourth annual Business Partner Recognition Dinner on 27 October 2011.
Ernst & Young’s Global Client Services Partner for P&G Mark Beischel said: “I’m extremely proud that we were chosen for this top award after a very rigorous selection process. We won on truly global service excellence and this award affirms our core belief that high quality service is what matters most to the client.”
P&G’s Vice President - Purchases Camille Chammas said: "Ernst & Young has been a key external business partner to P&G around the globe in many areas. They have had a consistent focus on proactively bringing P&G new ways to create value, leveraging their global presence and local expertise."
On the Business Partners of the Year awards, Bob McDonald said: “We have tremendous partnerships with our external business partners around the world. These partnerships are powerful because they are focused on a common purpose – to touch and improve people’s everyday lives.”
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