Winner of Kelly Services 2012 Global Supplier Excellence Award

CK Associates are thrilled to announce they have been presented with the exclusive 2012 Supplier Excellence Award for Science by Kelly Services at the official ceremony held last night in London.

Jonathan Hart Smith, MD of CK Associates, said, “Having supported Kelly Services with scientific recruitment since 2007 we are honoured to have been recognised for our hard work and hope this sees the continuation of a great partnership.”

John W Healy, Vice President and Talent Supply Chain Strategist, Kelly Services said, “As Kelly continues to apply increasing levels of management science and supply chain disciplines to our approach for delivering optimal workforce solutions, we continue to emphasize the value and importance of having the best supply chain model and supplier community supporting it.  We are pleased to honour our global supplier community with these awards.”

Kelly’s judging criteria were based on how suppliers supported multiple, strategic workforce solution programmes managed by Kelly in 2012.  They were also evaluated on their performance in the following areas:

  • Program Scorecard Results
  • Compliance
  • Kelly Program Specific Survey Results
    1. Service Delivery
    2. Citizenship
    3. Partnership
    4. Innovation/Value Delivered
    5. Program Recommendation
  • Supplier Awards and Recommendation Committee Approval

CK Associates background

CK Associates was established in 1991 as a recruitment company specialising in sourcing scientific and engineering staff for the chemical, environmental, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.  The CK Group now comprises three highly successful recruitment divisions trading as CK Science, CK Clinical and CK IT.  For more information visit

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