CME now Certified a Great Place to Work®

OTTAWA (November 2019) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is proud to announce that it has been certified as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. This certification is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about their workplace experience.

“We’ve made a conscious effort to foster a positive workplace culture – one that is based on respect, fairness, and offers a strong sense of community,” said Dennis Darby, President & CEO of CME. “We are pleased to be named a Great Place to Work and look forward to continuing to improve our workplace culture”.”

“CME is committed to fostering a workplace culture for its employees and, we strive to lead by example. CME is a small but diverse organization that spread across the country reflecting the broad range of the members we represent,” added Dennis Darby. “Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of our organization and, that of the manufacturing sector.”


Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) advocates for and represents 2,500 leading manufacturers that operate across Canada. Manufacturing moves Canada and is the engine of the economy. Canadian manufacturers collectively employ 1.7 million Canadians and is responsible for two-thirds of Canada’s export sales. The sector is growing rapidly. In 2018, the sector reached a new all-time high of $685 billion in sales. CME advocates policies that will allow Canadian manufacturers to compete effectively in the global economy.


Great Place to Work® ( is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, Great Place to Work® recognizes the Best Workplaces™ across the world in a series of national lists including those published by Fortune magazine (USA) and The Globe & Mail (Canada). Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures.


Stefi Proulx
Director of Communications
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
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