Vodafone names Huawei 'Supplier of the Year 2012'
INDUSTRYBy BiztechAfrica - Aug. 22, 2012, 11:07 a.m.
Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced that it has been awarded Vodafone's Supplier of the Year.
The award was presented by Detlef Schultz, Global Supply Chain Management Director and CEO, Vodafone Procurement Company (VPC) at the annual Vodafone Supplier Conference.
Huawei won the award in recognition of its spirit of strategic partnership with Vodafone and the competitive products and services that Huawei has delivered to Vodafone. As of July 2012, Huawei and Vodafone are working together in more than 20 countries. Continuous improvement and innovation are important components of Vodafone's Supplier Performance Management Programme, which evaluates supplier performance regularly and in which Huawei consistently performs well.
Kevin Tao, President of Huawei Western Europe said "We are proud to receive this prestigious award. It is strong recognition of our focus on improving our delivery in the areas of innovation, environmental, health and safety performance as well as our passion for execution with excellence in all that we undertake to help Vodafone delight their customers."
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