Written by Kristin Bateman Published on May 10th, 2023
Barkman has achieved the distinction of being recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the sixth consecutive year.
First established in Canada, Best Managed is a flagship program presented by Deloitte Private, a division of Deloitte exclusively focused on serving private clients of all sizes.
Celebrating thirty years, the program is the nation’s longest-standing initiative to recognize leading privately-owned Canadian companies. The companies that have received the award can attribute their success to nurturing a constructive workplace culture and demonstrating a strong dedication to talent retention and sustainability, even in the face of difficult labour market conditions.
“I am always amazed by the fortitude of our Best Managed Companies, who continue to act as global beacons for all of the talent and innovation Canada has to offer,” says Lorrie King, national co-leader of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program and partner with Deloitte Private. “With their bold vision, resilience, and inventiveness, these distinctly Canadian companies represent the bedrock of our nation’s current and future economies. These winners stand out by delivering superior value to their employees and clients, as well as the communities where they operate. I look forward to witnessing the new milestones they achieve in the coming years.”
Barkman’s President, Brian Pries is excited to celebrate this win once again. “We’re really proud of this. It’s been a good process to go through.”
Pries also thanks everyone in the company for their part in receiving this designation.
As we celebrate our 75th year in business, we feel deeply grateful to be awarded this title, which acknowledges our accomplishments, once more, We recognize that our customers’ unwavering support and the Barkman Team’s dedication and efforts have made this achievement possible.