Aplin Celebrates Another Year as One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Toronto, ON—May 14, 2024—Aplin was recognized for its industry-leading performance, global business practices, and sustained growth by receiving the prestigious 2024 Canada’s Best Managed Companies award.

Celebrating over 30 years, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program awards excellence in private Canadian-owned companies with revenues of $50 million or greater. To attain the designation, companies are evaluated on their leadership in strategy, culture and commitment, capabilities, innovation, governance, and financial performance.

“Receiving the Platinum Club Best Managed award once again is a proud moment for us at Aplin. It affirms the dedication and excellence our team brings to the industry daily,” says Jeff Aplin, CEO of Aplin. “Our ongoing recognition in this program fills us with pride and drives us to keep setting higher standards in the industry.”

Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing innovative and world-class businesses. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent evaluation process. Applicants are evaluated by an independent panel of judges with representation from program sponsors and special guests.

Aplin’s consistent recognition as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies can be attributed to its exceptional management practices emphasizing strategic planning, commitment to core values, and innovative approaches to business challenges. This prestigious award highlights Aplin’s excellence in several key areas, including leadership, financial performance, and a strong corporate culture prioritizing sustained growth and employee engagement. Aplin’s dedication to community involvement and corporate social responsibility has played a significant role in maintaining its status as a leader in the industry, showcasing a business model that contributes positively to society.

The 2024 cohort of Best Managed companies share common themes such as having a people-centric culture, targeting effective ESG strategies, and accelerating operational digitization.

“This year’s winners demonstrate exceptional commitment to drive growth in today’s competitive and dynamic business landscape,” says Blair Cowan, Executive Vice-President, Head of Commercial Banking. “CIBC is proud to sponsor a program that represents the best in Canadian business, as these privately owned companies continue to be the engine of our economic growth by creating jobs through strong leadership and innovation.”

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program

Canada’s Best Managed Companies program continues to be the mark of excellence for privately-owned Canadian companies. 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, The Globe and Mail, and TMX Group. For more information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca

For more information, please contact: bestmanagedcompanies@deloitte.ca

About Aplin

Aplin is a private, family and employee-owned Canadian corporation founded in Alberta in 1975. An award-winning staffing and recruiting agency that stands apart for quality results, we have proudly fulfilled talent demands and advanced careers for over 45 years. Aplin’s search services include Temporary & Contract Staffing, Permanent/Direct Hire Search, IT Recruitment and Managed Services. Our mission is to create value at every opportunity in all interactions with our clients, candidates, colleagues, and even our communities. Visit www.aplin.com

For more information, please contact: talent@aplin.com