(L to R:) Dita Rasmussen, Vice President, Human Resources; Ghyslain Berger, Chief Operating Officer – Executive Vice President; Randal Tucker, Chief Executive Officer & President; Jean Pierre (JP) Filion, eng., Vice President, Revenue and Growth; Nader Tadros, Vice President, Digital Transformation and Marketing.
DORVAL, Quebec, Canada (May 17, 2023) — SFM is very honoured to announce that is has been named as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the fifth consecutive year in a row, designating them as a Gold Standard winner of this business excellence award given by the Best Managed Companies program sponsored by Deloitte Private, Salesforce, The Globe and Mail, and TMX Group. SFM has achieved its prestigious Gold Standard status by receiving this award every year for more than 4 years in a row.
Now in its 30th year, the Canada’s Best Managed Companies program remains one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies for their innovative and world-class business practices. Each year, hundreds of companies compete for these awards via a rigorous assessment led by a multi-disciplinary judging panel that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices, based upon four core corporate pillars: leadership and strategy, culture and commitment, capability, and financial ability to sustain growth.
As a company, SFM has consistently been a market leader and innovator in technology for the Pro AV industry, with modern business practices and their focus on digital-first customer engagement models and the use of inbound content marketing and digital media to drive engagement and leads.
SFM consistently focuses on the excellence of their personnel, attracting top level executives, a lasting team of talented people who are diverse in culture and knowledge, and always ensuring that favourable conditions are put in place to encourage employee engagement, well-being, and continued opportunities for career growth within the organization.
“I’m incredibly proud of our team for obtaining the Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation for a fifth straight year. This honour testifies to SFM’s ongoing commitment to adapting to a rapidly changing marketplace by creating an environment that really allows the talent of our employees to shine.” says Randal Tucker, SFM President and CEO.
About Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed 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, Salesforce, The Globe and Mail, and TMX Group. For more information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.
SFM provides customized go-to-market solutions and services to global brands within the audiovisual, live entertainment, and media production industries. In addition to traditional wholesale distribution services, they offer an array of enhanced services designed to help suppliers and customers achieve their full market potential. For more information, visit www.sfm.ca.
The Staff at SFM