2018 | Quarter 4

Johor Port Berhad Wins Global

Performance Excellence Award 2018 - World Class

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Johor Port Berhad (Johor Port), a Member of MMC Group, clinched the Global Performance Excellence Award 2018 – World Class from the Asia Pacific Quality Organisation (APQO) at the award presentation ceremony held recently at the Jumeirah Etihad Towers Hotel, Abu Dhabi.


The Global Performance Excellence Award (GPEA) is a formal international recognition of performance and business excellence. The GPEA is a strategic enabling tool for global performance excellence that helps to strengthen the strategies and performance of organisations to succeed in the fast-evolving global market place.

The highest accolade, the World Class Award was awarded to Johor Port Berhad in recognition of the Port’s world class quality performance. Johor Port, as an integrated multipurpose port has demonstrated sound, systematic approaches and robust deployment of performance excellence values, principles and practices. There is a clear alignment between their strategy, innovation, performance measures and outcomes that are evident across Johor Port Berhad which distinguished JPB from the rest of other nominee companies.

“We are pleased to announce that thirty role model organisations from ten Asia and Pacific Rim Countries are being recognised for achieving significant milestones on their business excellence journey of which only fourteen companies have demonstrated commendable World Class performance under the three categories of the APQO Global Performance Excellence Awards. The GPEA which is primarily Baldrige or EFQM based provides a holistic approach to managing organisational success through embracing of validated best practices,” said Harnek Singh, President, APQO and Chairman of Global Performance Excellence Award Governing Council.

The World Class Award of Global Performance Excellence Awards 2018 was presented to Shahrull Allam Shah Abdul Halim, Chief Executive Officer of Johor Port Berhad by His Excellency Saeed Abdul Jaleel al Fahim, Chairman of the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award during the award ceremony.