OpenRoad Auto Group is part of Canada's Best Managed Companies 2013, achieving the honour for the second consecutive year. Its success is attributed to investing in its employees through endeavours such as an in-house leadership development program among other training opportunities encouraging advancement.
"Our greatest asset has always been our people. We believe that through employee development, we can continually find ways to better ourselves as an organization," explains Christian Chia, CEO of OpenRoad Auto Group. "Our slogan, 'Open to a better way,' represents our commitment to offering better guest experiences and finding better ways to do business."
Empowered employees have shined by offering the best service, unparalleled guest experiences, and comfortable work environment.
OpenRoad was a winner of the award in 2012 and requalified in 2013 to maintain its status. With sales and service in 22 languages, OpenRoad encourages a car buying experience based on openness, participation and expertise. OpenRoad makes up a team of over 600 associates and represents 11 dealerships and 2 body shops. Another 4 dealerships are expected to open by the end of 2015, expanding the Group's lineup to a total of 14 import brands. Over the years, the organization has been recognized with numerous business awards, as well as a prestigious automotive industry award for outstanding business innovation.
Canada's Best Managed Companies is the country's leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and -managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Hundreds of copmanies compete for this designation in a rigorous process each year. The award selection process evaluates the calibre of management abilities and practices within a company.
See the full list of requalified winners of Canada's Best Managed Companies.