Employees nation-wide have spoken! Glassdoor announced this week the Top CEOs in 2018 based on, what else? Employee feedback. That's right - the men and women that work for and alongside these leaders.
Corporate culture, whether it's good or "there's room for improvement", tends to be set by the leader of an organization. These are Glassdoor's top 10 CEOs in Canada in 2018:
10. George Goldhoff, CEO of PURE Canadian Gaming
Headquartered in Edmonton, this private gaming company offers competitive compensation and benefits and from the likes of employee reviews, boasts a great culture and a professional recruitment process.
9. Mark Machin, CEO of CPP Investment Board
This investment banking firm is headquartered in Toronto and appears to offer excellent opportunities for growth and professional development.
8. Mike Wessinger, CEO of PointClickCare
With a 98% employee approval rating, Mike Wessinger founded PointClickCare in 2000 and has made great strides to becoming a leader in the market and advancing the senior healthcare industry.
7. Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft
With over 7000 ratings on Glassdoor, 96% of which are positive, Nadella seems to be steering the multi-national technology behemoth down the right path, garnering a #4 ranking as one of the the "Best Places to Work", as well.
6. Lynn Doughtie, CEO of KPMG
Besting competitors, Deloitte and PwC, Doughtie is the sole female CEO in the
top 10. Her advice to young professionals in a CNBC interview earlier this month - "make your career aspirations known, you'll find that others are willing to help".
5. Yves Guillemot, CEO of Ubisoft
This French company has locations in Toronto and Montreal. Guillemot's passion for technology and video games is clearly evident - having worked in the industry for over 30 years. Never underestimate a company whose leader has a true passion for the business.
4. Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP
SAP is a top tech employer here in Vancouver, British Columbia and has been recognized as a "2018 Global Top Employer" by the Top Employers Institute as well - boasting exceptional employee working conditions across 22 countries, 4 regions and their global headquarters in Walldorf, Germany.
3. Marc-Étienne Julien, CEO of Randstad
Randstad Canada is the country's largest staffing agency and a leader in human resources with over 70 offices across 7 provinces. Julien, at the helm, is passionate about introducing new technologies and driving innovation at Randstad.
2. Sachin Shah, CEO of Brookfield Renewable
Headquartered in Gatineau, Quebec, Shah appears to be leading this century-old energy company in a positive direction with a 99% employee approval rating and a Top #25 "Best Places to Work" finish in 2018.
1. Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce
The top spot this year was awarded by employees to Marc Benioff. Making the leap from 4th place in 2017, Benioff is also among America's most-liked CEOs of 2018.
See the full list of the Top 25 CEOs in Canada on Glassdoor.