“De la Fontaine’s nomination as one of the best managed companies in Canada is an extraordinary honor that I share with every member of our team,” said Gabriel de la Fontaine, CEO of the company. Since my grandfather founded the company fifty years ago, our ambition to overcome and grow has certainly not escaped obstacles (the epidemic is a good example), but all of these obstacles are thanks to teamwork. “
An important factor in the success of this year’s recipients was their commitment to the health and well-being of their people, a press release read. By keeping employee health at the heart of their priorities over the past year, the best managed companies value their people, which has a lasting impact on companies.
“One of the areas we see differences from previous years is the way companies perceive the well-being of their employees, including mental health,” said Dino Medves, executive vice president and group leader. CIBC Enterprises. Focusing on the bottom line is no longer enough to thrive. “
Winners of the 2021 Best Managed Companies Program will be honored at a virtual gala. The Virtual Best Managed Symposium also takes place and addresses the major business issues underlying the success of today’s business leaders.