NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced its Public Sector Practice has been awarded a 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The award recognizes PwC's Public Sector Practice for performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership.
"We are honored that our Public Sector Practice has been recognized by the Baldrige Program for this important award," said Bob Moritz, U.S. Chairman and Senior Partner of PwC. "Across PwC, we are committed to delivering quality, innovation and value to all our stakeholders, and we're proud of our people who deliver this recognized level of excellence every day. Our Public Sector practice exemplifies this commitment, not only for the public entities and organizations we serve, but ultimately for those they serve."
PwC's Public Sector Practice has been one of the fastest growing government services consulting contractors in the U.S. for the past four years – from 2011 to 2014. With a singular focus on government agencies, and employing thought leaders and seasoned former government leaders, including former military leaders, PwC's Public Sector Practice has an outstanding record of exemplary service to the public sector.
"Our Public Sector Practice professionals are dedicated to delivering high quality and insightful solutions to meet our clients' most pressing organizational challenges," said Scott McIntyre, PwC's Global and U.S. Public Sector Leader. "Quality, innovation, integrity and trust are all hallmarks of our practice – and our approach to serving our clients and making a difference for our people. We are very proud to receive a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and we congratulate the other award winners of this very important and prestigious recognition."
PwC's Public Sector Practice focuses on helping the U.S. federal government and state and local governments to solve complex business issues, manage risk and improve performance, from strategy through execution.
To learn more, visit: www.pwc.com/publicsector
About the Malcolm Baldrige Award
The Baldrige Award was established by Congress in 1987 and is not given for specific products or services. Since the first group was recognized in 1988, 105 awards have been presented to 99 organizations (including six repeat winners). The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, managed by the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in cooperation with the private sector, raises awareness about the importance of performance excellence in driving the U.S. and global economy; provides organizational assessment tools and criteria; educates leaders in businesses, schools, health care organizations, and government and nonprofit organizations about the practices of national role models; and recognizes those role models with the Baldrige Award.
For more information, including profiles of the 2014 Baldrige Award recipients, go to http://www.nist.gov/baldrige.
About PwC US
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