Bausch & Lomb Presents 2nd Annual Supplier Diversity Recognition Awards
Bausch & Lomb presented its second annual Supplier Diversity Recognition Awards to three suppliers and one employee during a ceremony at the Company's World Headquarters on March 21.
The awards, presented as part of Bausch & Lomb's Supplier Diversity Development Program, recognize significant contributions made by suppliers and employees of the Company towards Bausch & Lomb's commitment to building relationships with diverse suppliers, including minority-owned, women-owned and other diverse enterprises.
Bausch & Lomb's Supplier Diversity Development Program identifies diverse suppliers in order to expand the Company's ability to exceed customers' expectations with world-class quality, service, cost and technology.
Bausch & Lomb honored three suppliers for excellence in customer service, quality, speed of delivery and competitive value.
Packaging firm ICV - Innovative Folding Carton Company of South Plainfield, N.J., received the Bausch & Lomb Minority Business Enterprise Supplier of the Year Award.
Rochester's Butler/Till Media Services, Inc. received the Bausch & Lomb Woman-Owned Business Enterprise Supplier of the Year.
Promotional products firm Kreo, Inc., of Victor, New York, received the Bausch & Lomb Corporate Citizenship Supplier of the Year.
“Bausch & Lomb's commitment to supplier excellence helps us deliver to consumers around the globe the world's most comprehensive portfolio of eye health products,” said DeRoy Bryant, director of the Bausch & Lomb Supplier Diversity Development Program. “A diverse and reliable supplier base is a critical ingredient to maintaining our position in a competitive marketplace.”
Bausch & Lomb employee Steve Valenti, manager – Global Sourcing & Procurement, received the Bausch & Lomb Buyer Advocate of the Year award.