Illinois Performance Excellence welcomes new Executive Director

Peoria, IL (April 3, 2016) We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Krupowicz as Executive Director of Illinois Performance Excellence (ILPEx), effective April 18, 2016. Krupowicz will lead the efforts to ensure ILPEx is the leading choice in Illinois for organizations on the path to world-class performance, including oversight of the annual ILPEx Awards for Excellence process.

Krupowicz is a seasoned quality executive with over 20 years of experience focused on process improvement. Most recently, he served as the Director of Business Improvement for Viavi Solutions; prior he was with Tellabs as the Director of Process Improvement. With extensive experience developing and implementing effective programs resulting in improved business performance, Krupowicz is adept at creating demand for organizational improvement.

“We have a tremendous opportunity ahead to support and partner with organizations on their journey toward performance excellence, transforming our state into a leader of economic opportunity,” shared Krupowicz.

David Boulay, Interim ILPEx Executive Director and IMEC President, offers his positive vision for the future of the organization. “The addition of Ben to the team comes at a time of extensive strategic planning for ILPEx and IMEC. We are excited for the knowledge and excitement he brings, especially as we outline the future of our statewide focus on the competitiveness and process optimization of local companies. Ben has demonstrated the ability to successfully develop and implement effective programs that result in improved business performance. We look forward to the experience and energy Ben will bring as the Executive Director of ILPEx.”

For more information, contact Emily Lee at 309-677-4633 or elee@ilpex.org.