Manderley achieves Canada’s Best Managed Gold Standard in 2014

Named in 2011- Manderley achieves Gold Standard in 2014

Manderley Turf Products Inc. is pleased to announce they have been awarded the Gold Standard designation as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2014 for excellence in business performance.  Sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen’s School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums, the Best Managed award recognizes Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million for sustained growth, financial performance, management practices and the efforts of the entire organization

Manderley is proud to once again accept this celebrated business award while representing the farming and agricultural community, especially Turfgrass Sod Producers from around the world,” says Greg Skotnicki, President, Manderley Turf Products and Current President of the Nursery Sod Growers Association of Ontario (NSGA).  “For over 50 years, Manderley has grown to be Canada’s largest sod supplier and an industry pioneer; helping to champion the NSGA Green Certification program for sod farms as well as leading the industry by producing the first water-saving, drought tolerant sod in Canada.”

 “CIBC congratulates the 2014 Canada’s Best Managed Companies winners for this remarkable

achievement, which is a reflection of strong leadership, sound business planning and sustained growth,”

said Jon Hountalas, Executive Vice-President, Business Banking, CIBC. “We’re proud to recognize their

contributions to the Canadian marketplace.”

Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs that recognizes Canadian companies that have implemented world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways. Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel on how they address various business challenges, including new technologies, globalization, brand management, leadership, leveraging and developing core competencies, designing information systems, and hiring the right talent to facilitate growth.


Being awarded the Gold Standard designation and consistently being re-qualified since 2011 as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies recognizes that Manderley has a world-class staff committed to creating world-class value for clients,” says Skotnicki.  “We believe we can always improve the way we do things and are continuously seeking innovative new ways to improve both our internal processes as well as the way that we serve our clients. It is validating to have independent business experts analyze, compare and vet what we do.”

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