MISSISSAUGA, ON - March 5, 2020. Today, it was announced that Upper Canada Forest Products is now a Gold Standard winner for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program. The country’s leading business awards program, Canada’s Best Managed Companies honours excellence in Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $25 million. For the fourth time in as many years Upper Canada Forest Products has been recognized by the program, now attaining the Gold Standard level for maintaining Canada’s Best Managed Companies status for four consecutive years.
Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for the Canada’s Best Managed Companies Award in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices. “We are so pleased to receive the Gold Standard designation in recognition of the consistent, entrepreneurial spirit of our people and our culture,” said Warren Spitz, President and CEO of the UCS Forest Group of Companies. “This recognition underscores our belief that our people are our biggest asset and the very foundation and strength of our business.”
Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel comprised of representatives from Program sponsors and special guest judges.
The 2020 winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies Award will be honoured at events in Toronto on Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1.
About Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $25 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) Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their 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, thesewinners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years); 4) Platinum Club member (Winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business and TMX Group. For further information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca