R.V. Anderson Associates Limited achieves Platinum Club Member Status as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Toronto, ON (April 2015) – R.V. Anderson Associates Limited is pleased to announce that the firm has achieved Platinum Club member status as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. This status is reserved for organizations that have earned the Best Managed Companies award for more than six consecutive years. R.V. Anderson Associates has received the prestigious national award each year since 2008.
“Companies that earn Platinum Club status in the Canada’s Best Managed Companies program are true leaders in the Canadian marketplace,” said Jon Hountalas, Executive Vice-President, Business Banking, CIBC. “They exemplify strong vision and leadership, a sustained commitment to growth and innovation, and ongoing dedication to their corporate values.”
To enhance long-term service excellence and firm viability, R.V. Anderson Associates further strengthened the firm’s ability to adapt to emerging business environments through refinements to its corporate strategy. The goal is to ensure continued success in the pursuit of the firm’s corporate vision.
The company’s traditional “culture of ownership” was refined by heightening the focus on performance and accountability. This focus led to improvement initiatives in all strategic directions. Tools, metrics and training were expanded to enhance customer service and project delivery, as well as strengthen company profitability.
About Canada’s Best Managed Companies (www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca)
Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices.
The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Best Managed winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Requalified member (repeat winners retain the Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (After three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully reapplied for the designation. Companies may requalify for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review; 4) Platinum Club member (winners that maintain Best Managed status for a minimum of six consecutive years).
Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen’s School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums.