H&K International wins awards at McDonald’s Worldwide Supplier Summit

by Michael Reidy | May 13, 2013

AwardMcDonald’s has awarded H&K International, the 2012 Partnership of the Year and Innovation Challenge award. The awards were presented to the executive staff of H&K International at the Worldwide Supplier Summit, a biannual gathering of suppliers and distributors from McDonald’s global network held near McDonald’s corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois.

H&K International CEO, David Bobbett, was delighted to receive the awards and said “What a fantastic achievement, we should never take these awards for granted and it is a huge honour to receive these awards through the hard work and dedication of all our employees and to be recognised on a worldwide basis once again. In the last 4 award ceremonies H&K International have won both the Supplier of the Year Award and the Partner of the Year award twice. We are delighted to be recognised by a global world class organisation like McDonalds, who operates 33000 restaurants in 116 countries worldwide serving 69 million customers on a daily basis and to play such a significant part in their success”

The Partnership of the Year and Innovation Challenge awards are presented annually based on several categories of scores within McDonald’s system of 33,000 restaurants, including survey results, worldwide objectives, innovation, savings, and reliability. H&K International won the two awards based on its new global partnership, improved technologies, and equipment performance throughout the world.

2012 Partnership of the Year Presentation. Partnership of Year

  1. Jim Fox – Vice president Worldwide Restaurant Solutions Group Operation, Equipment and measurements
  2. Rebecc Jaramillo – Worldwide Senior Director-Equipment: Restaurant Solutions Group
  3. Mike Azhadi – H&K President: McDonald's Business
  4. David Bobbett – H&K CEO
  5. Gavin Walker – Director of Equipment: McDonald's APMEA
  6. Jerry Sus – Chief Engineer and Energy Lead :Restaurant Solutions Group
2012 Innovation Challenge award Presentation.
Innovation Challenge
  1. Jim Fox – Vice president Worldwide Restaurant Solutions Group Operation, Equipment and measurements
  2. Rebecc Jaramillo – Worldwide Senior Director-Equipment: Restaurant Solutions Group
  3. Patrick McCann
  4. Tim Guthrie
  5. Jim Borg
  6. Jerry Sus – Chief Engineer and Energy Lead :Restaurant Solutions Group