Vernon, BC — KingFisher Boats was once again recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. The 2019 Best Managed program award winners are among the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth.
“KingFisher is proud to be honoured once again with the Best Managed designation” said Sarah Gregory, Director of Administration and HR, “This award is a testament to the skill and passion demonstrated by our team every day at the KingFisher Center of Excellence.”
Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing innovative, world-class business practices. KingFisher Boats competed for this designation through a rigorous and independent process to evaluate the caliber of their management abilities and practices.
The Best Managed program is sponsored by Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and TMX Group.
About KingFisher Boats
KingFisher Boats is a world leader in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of heavy-gauge aluminum recreational fishing, sport and commercial boats. We build and distribute 34 models in 5 series: Offshore, Coastal, Sport, Multi-Species and River Jet through an extensive global dealer network from California to Alaska to Newfoundland. The KingFisher Center of Excellence is a comprehensive manufacturing facility with 150 employees who build each KingFisher boat, one at a time, by hand. Experience our facility and learn more at www.kingfisherboats.com
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.