MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, - Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada is pleased to announce it has been recognized by the Great Place to Work® Institute Canada as ranking in the Top 10 of this year's 50 Best Workplaces in Canada.
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After receiving more than 230 nominations with over 49,000 employees participating in the 2012 Best Workplaces in Canada survey, MBFS Canada was ranked 9th on the list in the Large and Multinational Companies category. This is up from 26th in 2011.
"It's an achievement to be one of the Top 10 companies in Canada and our entire Canadian team is extremely excited by this national recognition," said Stefan Karrenbauer, President and CEO of MBFS Canada. "It's clear from our results that our employees are seeing continued improvement in employee satisfaction and we'll continue to work together to develop opportunities to improve and grow."
The competition process was scored based on two criteria. Two-thirds of the score is derived from surveys completed randomly by a selection of employees, along with open-ended comments about their organization. The remaining one-third of the score is retrieved from a thorough review of the organization's culture, which includes an evaluation of its Human Resource policies and procedures. This process provides an overall view of the company from an employee perspective and gives insight on workplace culture.
When the announcement was made this morning, the firm's 100 employees were greeted by the company's Leadership Committee, who congratulated employees over a breakfast celebration. Each employee was also given a copy of the special edition Globe and Mail dedicated to the 2012 Best Workplaces in Canada.
About Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada supports the sales efforts of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and Daimler Trucks in Canada by offering premier passenger car and commercial vehicle financial services to retail customers and the dealer network. Those customers in Canada enjoy the benefits of leasing and financing their commercial vehicles from Freightliner, Western Star and Sprinter Vans, via Daimler Truck Financial. Mercedes-Benz Financial Services provides lease and purchase options to customers who choose Mercedes-Benz vehicles, including Sprinter Vans, plus smart vehicles. Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC serves as the headquarters for operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Argentina and Brazil, and has approximately 1,500 employees. It is a company of the Daimler Financial Services Group, headquartered in Berlin, Germany. Daimler Financial Services, with approximately 6,700 employees globally, is one of the leading financial services organizations worldwide. For more information, go to: www.mbfs.com/corp
About the Great Place to Work® Institute: Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research and management consultancy with expertise on workplace transformation and a presence in 46 countries worldwide. Our mission is to improve society by creating better workplaces. We are best-known for our global Best Workplaces Programme, which we produce in conjunction with prestigious media partners such as the Globe and Mail, the Financial Times and Fortune. With more than 5,500 organizations surveyed every year across the globe, the programme is the world's largest of its kind. We believe passionately that any company or organization can become a great place to work. Our mission is to help you do it.
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