E.B. Horsman & Son is proud to announce that they are a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program in 2009 and Requalified in 2010 & 2011 to maintain their status as a Best Managed Company. This prestigious award is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC Commercial Banking, National Post, and Queen’s School of Business.
E.B. Horsman is an independently owned and operated British Columbia‐based distributor of electrical supplies. Its primary customers are contractors, OEMs, industrial end users, institutions and systems integrators. With its head office in Surrey, B.C., E.B. Horsman has been in business since the 1900s and has 18 locations and 200 employees throughout the province. It is in its fifth generation of the family with Tim Horsman as Executive Vice President, and in partnership with Tom Muldoon, President and CEO, E.B. Horsman continues to grow and thrive.
“Collective vision, shared pride and operational excellence are the key drivers that sustain and propel us forward,” says Tim Horsman. “The culture at E.B. Horsman creates a passionate workforce that continually strives to improve customer service, profitability, and employee satisfaction. Our team is dedicated to success, are the very best at what they do and I am simply proud to work with them as we create our future!”
There is a pride in being part of a family‐owned business says Mr. Horsman. “Our recent employee survey shows that 92% of our employees know what great performance looks like in their job, and a similar percentage have a great working relationship with their manager.”
E.B. Horsman & Son was officially recognized in 1996 as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001 international standard for quality assurance. This registration exemplifies their commitment to servicing customers and strengthening relationships with their suppliers. The Best Managed award is another step in their continued journey of excellence.
E.B. Horsman is the electrical supplier of choice for many of B.C.’s top companies and projects. It is the single source supplier for Rio Tinto for all its electrical consumables; provided lighting and distribution products for the high‐profile Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre; and took a significant role in the electrical supply for many Olympic venues.
“We would like to congratulate E.B. Horsman & Son and its entire workforce. Achieving Canada’s highest level of Canadian business excellence takes a united effort and we are privileged to acknowledge such a strong team” said John Hughes, Partner, Private Company Services group with Deloitte, a national sponsor of the Best Managed program.
About Canada’s Best Managed program
Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian‐owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on three levels: 1) Best Managed winner (one of the 50 new winners selected each year); 2) Requalified member (repeat winners retain the Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Platinum Club member (winners that maintain Best managed status for a minimum of six consecutive years). For more information, visit www.canadas50best.com.
For more information please contact:
Maureen Bzowy, Vice President, Marketing
E.B. Horsman & Son
Tel: (778) 545‐4604