13 years as member of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Winner for the 13th consecutive year

Les Residences Soleil – Groupe Savoie was named as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2015, for a 13th consecutive year, thanks to its outstanding business performance, with 7 years now as a Platinum Club member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

Canada’s Best Managed Companies is the country’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and managed companies, which namely create value in innovative ways. Nominations are evaluated by an independent judging panel on overall business performance, including leadership, strategy, care competencies, cross-functional collaboration throughout organization and talent.

Best of the best

The Savoie family is very proud to be once again recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. “We are very proud to be named among the best of the best!”

“This tribute is a reflection of the extraordinary commitment of our employees and the trust placed in us day after day by our residents and their families, as well as our collaborators. This trust continually motivates us to move forward and evolve, to provide golden agers with a place where they can benefit from a safe environment adapted to their needs at an affordable price.” – Les Residences Soleil – Groupe Savoie

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 $10 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 five levels:

1) Best Managed winner (one of the new winners selected each year);
2) Requalified member (repeat winners retain the 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 reapplied for the designation);
4) Gold Requalified member (Gold Standard winners may requalify for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review);
5) Platinum Club member (winners that maintain Best Managed status for a minimum of six consecutive years).

Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, La Presse, Smith School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums.”

For further information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.

Since 2003

Les Residences Soleil – Groupe Savoie was named as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2003, retained its Best Managed designation in 2004 and 2005, then qualified for the Gold Standard designation in 2006 and was awarded the Gold Standard requalified designation in 2007 and 2008. The company subsequently qualified as a Platinum Club member in 2009 and requalified as a Platinum Club member in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Chronology within the program:

2003 – Named as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
2004 – Best Managed Company requalified member
2005 – Best Managed Company requalified member
2006 – Gold Standard Winner
2007 – Gold Standard requalified member
2008 – Gold Standard requalified member
2009 – Platinum Club member
2010 – Platinum Club requalified member
2011 – Platinum Club requalified member
2012 – Platinum Club requalified member
2013 – Platinum Club requalified member
2014 – Platinum Club requalified member
2015 – Platinum Club requalified member

“Best Managed Platinum winners are amongst the elite Canadian-owned and managed companies. They have a proven track record of outstanding leadership, business performance and sustained growth,”

“I would like to recognize the entire efforts of Les Residences Soleil – Groupe Savoie. It takes a dedicated effort from an entire team to focus on a core vision, create stakeholder value and excel in the global economy to achieve this level of success,”

-Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program.

Trusted private seniors’ residences

Today, Groupe Savoie is recognized as the largest private family-owned company in its field of activity. Fully integrated, he ensures alone the design, development, construction, operation and management of each of its residence. As a leader in its field of activity, the Savoie family is proud of all of its achievements since the inception of the company, but it is especially proud to have remained a united family so that it can now share its deepest values with the third generation of the family, already active in the company. Created in 1988, the large Residences Soleil family now totals over 2,000 employees and more than 7,000 senior residents. Constantly evolving, it is still committed to offering a wide range of affordable apartments to all golden agers.

Les Residences Soleil – Groupe Savoie has also been given the Consumers’ Choice Award in the private seniors’ residence category in the Greater Montreal region, for the 13th consecutive year.

Les Residences Soleil, a guarantee of quality.

“Companies that earn Platinum Club status in the Canada’s Best Managed program are true leaders in the Canadian marketplace,” said Jon Hountalas, Executive Vice-President, Business and Corporate Banking, CIBC. “They exemplify strong vision and leadership, a sustained commitment to growth and innovation, and dedication to their values.

A family business that has its clients at heart.

“Today, the market is no longer only a matter of financial performance; it is also about investing in people. Les Residences Soleil – Groupe Savoie continuously invests in its team to build a solid and stable company. Canada’s Best Managed Companies are local businesses that invest wisely in order to earn above-average returns,” – Brigitte Vachon, Associate, Leader of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for Quebec [our translation]

The 2015 Canada’s Best Managed Companies winners

Congratulations to all the Best Managed Companies this year.

To find the list of newly Best Managed winners of 2015, Requalified member, Gold Standard member or Platinum Club member (“the best of the best”), and the elders of the Best Managed, refer back to this link.

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