Surrey, B.C. – On Thursday, November 2, 2017, GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® received the Business Excellence Award in the 41+ Employees category from the Surrey Board of Trade. This prestigious honour is awarded to Surrey-based businesses displaying strength, innovation, and contribution to the local community.
The Surrey Board of Trade used a variety of criteria to assess the winners of the Business Excellence awards, including items such as leadership; strategy and development planning; employee learning and people focus; process management; community involvement; and overall business performance.
This award recognizes GroupHEALTH as a leader in the Surrey business community and a model for high-performance, values-based organizations. “Our relationship with our community is very important to us,” said GroupHEALTH CEO, Matt Houghton. He added: “In the challenging Greater Vancouver housing market, we’re proud to offer meaningful career opportunities outside of the downtown core. We’re excited by the employment and community growth we’re seeing in Surrey and are thrilled to be recognized in this movement.”
Click here to view the complete list of 2017 Business Excellence Awards winners.
The Surrey Board of Trade (www.businessinsurrey.com) is focused on attracting business to Surrey while supporting the organizations within its community. The Surrey Board of Trade provides businesses and organizations with economic opportunity, workplace development, and education, international trade, government advocacy and business connections.
GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® (www.grouphealth.ca) has become a leader in the employee benefits plans and group insurance industry. The organization employs more than 425 individuals across Canada with offices located in Surrey, Vancouver, Edmonton, Etobicoke, Woodbridge, and Barrie. With annual premiums in excess of $500 million and $5 billion in pension assets under management, GroupHEALTH insures more than 4,000 client organizations in both the public and private sectors, supporting more than 450,000 Canadians and their families.