QMD Global Organizational Chart


Denis Devos (ASQ Fellow), Vice Chair Global


 Denis communicates to our members across the globe and facilitates the engagement of members with the Division.

 Denis is a recognized expert in the application of Management System Standards and QMS auditing.  Denis has been a full-time trainer and advisor to industry for 12 years and has extensive experience in the automotive industry and manufacturing.  In 1992 he led the first ISO 9001 implementation of any General Motors plant in North America.

 Denis can be reached at



 Shady El-Safty, Egypt & Middle East Executive Director

Shady coordinates appropriate Arabic translations and communications to our members in the region

Shady received a BS in Engineering from Ain Shams University, an MBA in Strategic Management & Finance from the German University in Cairo, and is working on his Ph.D. in Business Administration at the Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University. He works for General Motors, having started GM Egypt, and now coordinates the construction of new vehicle plants. He travels across the region and is working on a new plant in China. Shady is a Lean/Six Sigma Master Black Belt and resides in Cairo.Shady can be reached at:shady.baher@gm.com

Vineet Sharma, India Executive Director

Vineet is a Chemical Engineer from the India Institute of Technology (India's most prestigious University). At Max Life Insurance he drives Quality initiatives (Lean Six Sigma, ISO based BPMS, Customer & Distributor listening posts, Knowledge Management), and helps create a deep and wide quality culture among organizational leadership. He is also a member of the Max Group Quality Council that helps create and drive overall strategy for quality & excellence throughout all the group companies. Before joining Max, as a Master Black Belt he was the Six Sigma Quality Leader for one of the strategic business units of GE in India. Vineet serves as an EFQM assessor and is a Senior Assessor for the Max Performance Excellence Framework (Baldrige-based).

Vineet works with the ASQ India team to grow QMD membership across the country.
Vineet can be reached at: Vineet.Sharma@maxlifeinsurance.com

Sarah Mak, Hong Kong Regional Executive Director

Sarah holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto, and a Master of Science in Environmental Management from the University of Hong Kong. She is a Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence, as well as a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Sarah sits on the Executive Committee of the EMAHK (Environmental Management Association of Hong Kong). Currently, Sarah is a Managing Consultant of SMC Solutions Limited, a boutique consultant firm aimed at providing management consultancy services to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). She has over 25 years experience in the Quality Management field, (specializing in Operational Excellence). She is familiar with the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria, the EFQM Excellence Model, and the Hong Kong Quality Award structures, all of which she uses in her own business assessments. Sarah can be reached at: swcmak@gmail.com

Richard Feng, China Executive Director

Richard is currently the Automotive Manufacturing Quality Director for J.D. Power Commercial in Shanghai, and has extensive experience in the auto industry. His Bachelor degree is in Automotive Application Engineering from Chang-An University. Richard has worked in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and across the Asia Pacific region. He is a Senior Member of ASQ and a CMQ/OE and CQA.

Richard works closely with the ASQ China team and our Hong Kong representative to grow ASQ and QMD membership across the country. He can be reached at: ychfeng@yahoo.com

Juan Hector Garcia, Mexico Regional Executive Director

Juan Hector Garcia has a BS in Computer Systems Engineering from ITESM (Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education), a very prestigious university, with more than 17 years of experience in management systems, mostly in the automotive industry. A certified lead and supplier auditor, currently gives support to five Dana Holding sites in Mexico. Juan Hector can be reached at juanhector.garcia@yahoo.com.

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