Deming Cup


05 Aug: Hubert Joly wins prestigious Deming Cup

Hubert Joly, Best Buy’s executive chairman and former CEO, has been named as one of this year’s winners for a prestigious award that recognizes top business leaders.

Columbia Business School’s W. Edwards Deming Center for Quality, Productivity, and Competitiveness on Monday named Hubert as one of three recipients of the 2019 Deming Cup. Now in its 10th year, the award recognizes leaders for operational excellence and for fostering a culture of continuous improvement within their organizations.

This year’s other honorees are David Abney, chairman and CEO of United Parcel Service (UPS), and Janet DiFiore, chief judge for the New York State Court of Appeals.