Hill+Knowlton Canada announced last week that it has received the prestigious Canada Order of Excellence, the highest honour bestowed by Excellence Canada.
Excellence Canada, formerly known as the National Quality Institute, was created in 1992 by Industry Canada and has been a national champion for quality and healthy workplace best practices, helping a range of organizations improve their performance while recognizing excellence.
H+K was commended for its “best teams” matrix structure, which ensures quality of client service and efficient business operations, the company said in a press release, as well as its commitment to collaboration across its nine Canadian offices.
“We work hard, every day, to build a culture of constant improvement and put quality first in everything we do; third-party validation of our business model further proves we operate at a world-class level,” said Mike Coates, chairman and CEO of H+K Canada.
“H+K is inspiring in their dedication to quality in leadership, planning, ethics and processes to name a few of the criteria we examine,” said Allan Ebedes, president and CEO at Excellence Canada. “They have a visible and committed leadership team and it’s been a pleasure to work with them through the evaluation process.”