Levitt-Safety named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for seventh consecutive year, joins Platinum Club

Thursday, March 7, 2019 General News
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TORONTO, March 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Levitt-Safety is a 2019 winner of the Canada's Best

Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its Best Managed designation for seven consecutive years. The Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over
$15 million
demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth.

Now in its 26th year, Canada's Best Managed Companies is one of the country's leading business awards programs recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies for innovative, world-class business practices. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices.

Since 1935, Levitt-Safety has worked towards making Canada a safer place to work and live. As a privately-held business, they pride themselves on being able to achieve their stakeholders' long-term interests while driving their mission to help Canadian workers return home safely at the end of each day. This drive for safety excellence has allowed them to develop a strong, stable culture over the years and support the foundation for a successful, well-run company.

Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel comprised of representatives from program sponsors in addition to special guest judges. 2019 Best Managed companies share commonalities that include a clear strategy and vision, investment in capability and commitment to talent.

Bruce Levitt, President and CEO of Levitt-Safety, is delighted to accept this recognition on behalf of the company's key stakeholders: "It means a lot to have our team of 400 associates recognized as one of the best managed companies in Canada for seven straight years. I celebrate this award with our dedicated group who collectively bring our core values and mission for a safer Canada to life each day."

Companies that earn Platinum Club status, exemplify exceptional vision and leadership and a sustained commitment to growth and innovation," said Dino Medves, Senior Vice President and Head, CIBC Commercial Banking. "CIBC is proud to recognize these and all of the 2019 Canada's Best Managed Companies as leaders in their industries."

2019 winners of the Canada's Best Managed Companies award will be honoured at the annual Canada's Best Managed Companies gala in Toronto on April 17, 2019. On the same date, the Best Managed symposium will address leading-edge business issues that are key to the success of today's business leaders.

The Best Managed program is sponsored by Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and TMX Group.

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 $15 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, these winners 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 more information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.

About Levitt-Safety

Levitt-Safety has grown over the past 85 years to become the largest specialist supplier of safety equipment and services in Canada. Now recognized as part of Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club for being recognized for the seventh consecutive year, we have earned our position in the safety market by partnering with companies to solve their unique occupational challenges with quality products, services and training. Our expert team of safety specialists assist 10,000 customers from a network of 18 locations from coast to coast each day.

For more information, please contact:

bestmanagedcompanies@deloitte.ca 

www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca 

SOURCE Levitt-Safety Ltd.



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