Diageo, the world's leading beverage alcohol company, honored materials, packaging and service delivery partners at its second annual Diageo North America Supplier Awards on October 4. Over 130 guests were in attendance representing more than 35 key suppliers.
David Cutter, President Americas Supply said, "Working with World Class Suppliers is a key element in ensuring Diageo delivers on quality, innovation, service and value to its customers. Diageo North America's Supplier Awards is one way that we can recognize the great contributions of our supply partners."
The awards program was launched to recognize suppliers who delivered outstanding results against all of Diageo North America's Supply and Procurement metrics or achieved breakthrough performance in Diageo's fiscal 2012. Suppliers were recognized in nine award categories including the coveted Supplier of the Year Award.
Each of the unique categories represents the different ways Diageo's suppliers have significantly contributed to its business objectives. Below are the categories and winners for the 2012 Diageo North America Supplier Awards:
Supplier of the Year
Distinguished Honors - Special Projects
Emerging Markets Supplier Excellen
Grain Processing Corporation
Spear Label Company
Berry Plastics Corporation
Perrier and J. Benton ConstructionTextile USA - Vietnam