8th Annual Waterstone Human Capital Program recognizes Mr. Lube’s commitment to culture, performance and competitiveness
Vancouver, BC – November 29, 2012 - Mr. Lube, Canada’s leading quick lube provider, is proud to announce that it has been named one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures of 2012 by Waterstone Human Capital. Mr. Lube was chosen based on its leadership culture and work-life philosophies that have helped the company to drive performance and maintain a competitive advantage in its industry.
“As honoured as Mr. Lube is to receive this prestigious award, this recognition truly goes out to our employees and franchisee partners,” stated Stuart Suls, President and CEO, Mr. Lube Canada. “We have worked hard to enhance our organizational culture, employee benefits and work-life philosophies. So to see the positive results on our people, performance and growth is a true testament to the passion and commitment of the entire Mr. Lube family.”
Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, founded and presented by Waterstone Human Capital, annually recognizes best-in-class Canadian organizations for having a culture that has helped them enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage. The judging process is based on five criteria: vision and leadership; cultural alignment, measurement and sustainability; rewards, recognition and innovative business achievement; corporate performance; and corporate social responsibility.
“Understanding the rigorous judging process and evaluation criteria, we are humbled to be recognized amongst such exceptional companies,” added Suls. “Receiving this award is particularly meaningful to me for it validates our focused effort to establish a culture of excellence and shared values by investing in our people and the communities in which we serve across Canada.”
The award will be presented to Mr. Lube at the 8th Annual Canada’s 10 Awards Gala to be held on February 4, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario. For more information on Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, please visit: http://www.waterstonehc.com/cmac/canadas-10.
About Mr. Lube Canada
Mr. Lube Canada (“MLC”) is Canada's leading quick lube provider in the routine automotive maintenance sector. The company was founded in 1976 by the Giese family in Edmonton, pioneering a category of automotive servicing that focused on convenience and no appointment necessary. With 120 locations across the country, Mr. Lube is operated by a national network of franchisees. The company celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2011, having served over 35 million cars in its 35 year history. The company maintains corporate offices in Delta, BC and Mississauga, Ontario to support its national franchise network.
In 2002, Mr. Lube Canada founded the Mr. Lube Foundation to support its corporate goals of giving back to the community. It was the company’s belief that supporting those in need in the communities in which they operated was vital to the success of the organization. Today, the Foundation has donated over $4.0 million dollars to national and local charities across the country. For more information about the company, please visit www.mrlube.com.
For more information, please contact:
Director, Human Resources
Mr. Lube Canada
Phone: 604 759 4321
Director of Marketing and Communications
Waterstone Human Capital
Phone: 416 408 4545 ext.273