Halifax, NS - Eastlink announced today that it has earned the distinction as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies for the fifth year in a row.
“We are thrilled to be recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best again,” said Deborah Shaffner, President and COO Eastlink.
“We operate in a highly competitive industry, which drives Eastlink to continually look at how we can increase efficiencies while consistently improving our products and services and customer experience.”
Established in 1993, Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies continues to be the business award hallmark of excellence, recognizing Canadian companies that have outperformed their competitors, created thousands of jobs, achieved sustainable growth and excelled both at home and beyond.
Applications are reviewed by an independent judging panel that evaluates how companies address various business challenges, including new technologies, globalization, brand management, leadership, leveraging and developing core competencies, designing information systems, and hiring the right talent to facilitate growth.
“This recognition is dedicated to our employees from coast to coast who bring creativity, innovation and professionalism to their jobs every day and to our customers who continue to motivate us to be our best,” said Ms. Shaffner.
“We believe that there are three vital building blocks to sustainable growth: strategy, capability, and commitment; Eastlink has demonstrated it is a model of success in all three areas and is duly recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed,” explained John Hughes, Partner, Private Company Services group with Deloitte, a national sponsor of the Best Managed program.
2010 winners of the Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies award including requalified and Platinum Club members will be honoured at the annual Best Managed gala in Toronto on March 29, 2011.
Eastlink first won Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies designation in 2006. This prestigious national award is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC Commercial Banking, National Post, and Queen’s School of Business.
Headquartered in Nova Scotia with more than 1,600 employees from coast to coast, Eastlink delivers world-class video entertainment, internet and telephone services to residential, business and public-sector customers across Canada.
Using its state-of-the-art fibre network, Eastlink offers advanced services including the best OnDemand and HD programming, High Speed Internet including our Internet 100 Mbps, competitive local telephone services, and exclusive locally produced programming via Eastlink TV.
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