The Oppenheimer Group’s John Anderson is a recipient of the BC CEO Awards.
Anderson, chairman, president and CEO of the Vancouver, British Columbia-based marketer, was selected as the 2014 honoree in the major private company category. The award sponsors for the management honor are Business in Vancouver Magazine, Deloitte, and MacKay CEO Forums, according to a news release from Oppy.
“John is a remarkable person and an exceptional leader,” Nancy MacKay, founder of MacKay CEO Forums, Vancouver, said in the release. “He has shaped Oppy into a high-performing enterprise with a model that is unique in our business community. And while the company has operated in BC for over 155 years, John’s vision keeps it nimble, diverse and contemporary.”
Candidates for the award were measured against their peers on financial performance, industry leadership, vision, innovation and culture, as well as business, community, and environmental sustainability, according to the release.
“It certainly is an honor to be chosen,” Anderson said in the release. “The highly talented people at Oppy drive our business forward with our expect the world from us promise always front and center. I am very proud of what we have achieve — and will continue to achieve — together.”
Anderson was named the Packer’s Produce Man of the Year in 2000, the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Canada’s Pacific Region in 2002, and The Packer’s Marketer of the Year in 2012.