WhiteWater Retains Canada’s Best Managed Companies Gold Standard for Third Consecutive Year

WhiteWater, the world’s largest designer and supplier of water parks and attractions, is pleased to announce six consecutive years named as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, achieving Gold Standard the last three years.

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A pre-eminent mark of business excellence for privately owned and managed companies, this award, facilitated by Deloitte and CIBC, recognizes outstanding practices, from employees to middle management to executives.

As one of 89 companies honoured with the Gold Standard in Canada, WhiteWater has shown its commitment to the Best Managed program, standing out as a market leader that, according to the program description, outperforms competitors, achieves sustainable growth, and excels both at home and abroad.

“The Best Managed designation is a reflection of the values of the people at WhiteWater,” said Founder and CEO, Geoff Chutter. “The program evaluates how we approach both challenges and opportunities, and I am proud to say ‘thank you’ to our teams, who continue to demonstrate adaptability across all our functions—from finance to HR through to innovation and manufacturing.”

With the Best Managed designation active in 44 countries, it has become a trusted international symbol of excellence. As WhiteWater has completed over 6,000 projects across the globe, this recognition is reassurance for partners, clients, and suppliers that they are working with a company vetted by a reputable organization.

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for private Canadian-owned

and managed companies. 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 four levels: 1) Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner, one of the new winners selected each year; 2) Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner, award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review;

3) Gold Standard winner, after three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years; 4) Platinum Club member, winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more. Program sponsors are Deloitte Private, CIBC, The Globe and Mail, and TMX Group. For more information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.

Harmony Liau