About EFQM


Publication: 2012-10-10



Name:Owen Ambur




EFQM, formerly known as the European Foundation for Quality Management, goes back more than 20 years ago, when 14 CEOs joined forces in 1988 to develop a Management tool that would increase the competitiveness of European organisations.


  • Marc AmblardMarc Amblard became CEO EFQM in September 2012. Marc holds a Master in Mechanical Engineering from France’s Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Metiers (France), as well as an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross Business School (USA).

  • Matt FisherChief Operating Officer

  • EFQM TeamOur offices are in Brussels, where we work in a team of 17 people. To help organisations accross the world, we work closely with our partners.

  • European CommissionSupported by the European Commission in the European Quality Promotion Policy, the founding members created the EFQM Excellence Model.

  • EFQM Founding MembersThe EFQM Founding Members are: AB Electrolux, British Telecommunications plc, Bull, Ciba-Geigy AG, C. Olivetti & C. SpA, Dassault Aviation, Fiat Auto SpA, KLM, Nestlé, Philips, Renault, Robert Bosch, Sulzer AG, Volkswagen.

  • AB ElectroluxEFQM Founding Member

  • British Telecommunications plcEFQM Founding Member

  • BullEFQM Founding Member

  • Ciba-Geigy AGEFQM Founding Member

  • C. Olivetti & C. SpAEFQM Founding Member

  • Dassault AviationEFQM Founding Member

  • Fiat Auto SpAEFQM Founding Member

  • KLMEFQM Founding Member

  • NestléEFQM Founding Member

  • PhilipsEFQM Founding Member

  • RenaultEFQM Founding Member

  • Robert BoschEFQM Founding Member

  • Sulzer AGEFQM Founding Member

  • VolkswagenEFQM Founding Member