MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, June 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- goeasy Ltd. (TSX:GSY) CEO David Ingram has won the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award recognizing the Top CEOs in 2018 in Canada. This award recognizes the top 25 CEOs for companies with a significant presence in Canada. Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, releases its Top CEOs report annually, highlighting the leaders that employees love working for in countries throughout North America and parts of Europe.
Among Chief Executives recognized by employees in Canada, David Ingram received an impressive 92% approval rating based on the anonymous and voluntary reviews goeasy’s current and former employees shared on Glassdoor throughout the past year. Among the 770,000 companies reviewed on Glassdoor, the average CEO approval rating is 69%.
“I am extremely honoured to have received this prestigious award as voted on by our employees and I am humbled to be included amongst some of the top CEOs of companies with a Canadian and global presence,” said David Ingram. “Over the past 17 years, we have been focused on creating a culture that empowers our employees to service our customers while rewarding and supporting those efforts. It is our people that have built this company around their drive, tenacity and passion for helping others, and for that, I am extremely proud to be a part of this team,” he added.
“Winning a Glassdoor Top CEO award is a true acknowledgement of exceptional leadership, as it reflects the opinions of the employees who work with a chief executive every day. I congratulate all of this year’s winners on this significant achievement,” said Robert Hohman, Glassdoor co-founder and CEO. “It can be a real recruiting advantage to have a top-rated CEO at the helm of a company who has strong support from his or her employees. The best CEOs are inspiring, trustworthy, innovative and can be great motivators for people to bring their best selves to work.”
When employees submit reviews about their company on Glassdoor, they are asked to rate various factors about their employment experience, including their overall satisfaction and other workplace attributes like senior management. As part of these ratings, employees are also asked to rate whether they approve, disapprove or are neutral about the job their CEO is doing.
See the complete list of all Top CEOs in 2018 in the Canada category: https://www.glassdoor.ca/Award/Top-CEOs-Canada-LST_KQ0,15.htm
goeasy Ltd. is a leading full-service provider of goods and alternative financial services that provides everyday Canadians with a chance for a better tomorrow, today. goeasy Ltd. serves its customers through two key operating divisions, easyfinancial and easyhome. easyfinancial is a non-prime consumer lender that bridges the gap between traditional financial institutions and costly payday lenders. It is supported by a strong central credit adjudication process and industry leading risk analytics. easyfinancial also operates an indirect lending channel, offering loan products to consumers at the point-of-sale of third party merchants. easyhome is Canada's largest lease-to-own company, offering brand-name household furniture, appliances and electronics to consumers under weekly or monthly leasing agreements through both corporate and franchise stores. Both operating divisions of goeasy Ltd. offer the highest level of customer service and enable customers to transact through a national store and branch network and through its online and mobile eCommerce enabled platforms.
goeasy Ltd.’s. common shares are listed for trading on the TSX under the trading symbol “GSY” and goeasy’s convertible debentures are traded on the TSX under the trading symbol “GSY-DB”. goeasy is rated BB- with a stable trend from S&P and Ba3 with a stable trend from Moody’s. For more information, visit www.goeasy.com.
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