The 2021 Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $25 million demonstrating leadership in the areas of strategy, capabilities and innovation, culture and commitment, and financials to achieve sustainable growth.
Now in its 28th year, Canada’s Best Managed Companies remains one of the country’s leading business awards recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies for innovative, world-class business practices.
“It’s a great honour to once again be recognized within this elite group of Canadian businesses for our continued efforts to successfully evolve and adapt in an ever-changing industry and world, especially during what was a very challenging year,” said Christian Chia, CEO, OpenRoad Auto Group.
OpenRoad currently owns and operates 32 retail locations in B.C. and Ontario, and four luxury automotive brands in Bellevue, Washington. The OpenRoad family includes 1,400 employees and 20 quality automotive brands including Audi, BMW, Porsche, Jaguar, Land Rover, Infiniti, Lexus, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Mazda, Honda, Subaru, Toyota, Hyundai, Genesis, MINI, McLaren, Lamborghini, Bentley and Rolls-Royce.
Over the last year, despite the pandemic, the automotive and retail service giant has continued to live up to its brand tagline of “Unlimited Possibilities Ahead” by expanding its operations nationally with the acquisition of OpenRoad Honda Brampton and Brampton East Toyota, says the company.
“To become a Best Managed Platinum Club winner is nothing short of remarkable. Their continued adaptability in an era of uncertainty sets the standard for how to overcome new barriers and demonstrate resilience at the highest levels,” said Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte Private and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “This year’s Platinum Club winners are the Canadian cornerstone for outstanding business in 2021.”
2021 winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies award will be honoured at a virtual gala. The Best Managed virtual symposium will address leading-edge business issues that are key to the success of today’s business leaders.