BBA still among Canada's Best Managed Companies
Feb 21, 2012, 06:00 ET
The consulting engineering firm continues its tradition of excellence by earning the Gold Standard designation for 2011
MONT-SAINT-HILAIRE, QC, Feb. 21, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Once again this year, BBA's excellence shines through with its 2011 Gold Standard designation for its fourth consecutive qualification as part of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies contest. The consulting engineering firm is very proud to have received this designation, which is a mark of excellence recognizing companies that know how to adopt and maintain the best management practices. This prestigious national contest is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC Commercial Banking, Les Affaires and National Post newspapers and the Queen's School of Business.
BBA earned the Gold Standard designation thanks to its ongoing sustainable management efforts. The company, which specializes in the energy and mining and metals sectors, adopted a development strategy that combines a high level of technological expertise and geographic diversification. The company has enjoyed steady growth, with its staff doubling from 400 to 800 employees and four new offices opened between 2009 and 2011.
"To be among Canada's Best Managed Companies is an honour in and of itself; but to receive the Gold Standard designation is truly a symbol of excellence. Our success is no coincidence, but rather is due to the engagement and wealth of expertise of our talented people, who are the soul of this company. Moreover, our clients' trust drives our efforts and pushes us to achieve new objectives. We stay true to our values and we look forward to remaining among the best," said Steeve Fiset, President and CEO of BBA.
"We would like to congratulate our Gold Standard winners who have achieved their Best Managed status for the fourth consecutive year. Their success in Canadian business is a true reflection of their commitment to excellence," said John Hughes, Partner, Private Company Services, Deloitte.
BBA is a Canadian consulting engineering firm with over 800 employees. It offers advanced engineering expertise with a focus on the energy, mining and metals and petrochemical sectors. BBA has carved out a niche market in the engineering industry thanks to its unique delivery of integrated services, including consulting services to executives, technical expertise in operations and commissioning. The company is headquartered in Mont-Saint-Hilaire and operates locations in Brossard, Labrador City, Montréal, Québec City, Timmins, Toronto and Vancouver. www.bba.ca
About Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies
Established in 1993, Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies is the country's leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and -managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year, hundreds of companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices. For more information, visit www.canadas50best.com.
For further information:
Manon St-Arnaud, BBA
450-464-2111, ext. 2390
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