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March 3 2016

Energy and automation technologies leader ABB was ranked in the 3rd position in Forbes Canada’s Best Employers of 2016 list. The rankings are based on the responses of more than 8,000 Canadian employees calculated by online statistics provider Statistica.

Survey respondents were asked to rate the likeliness on a scale of one to 10 they would recommend their employer to someone else, as well as their feelings toward other employers in their industry. Forbes’ final list contains 250 employers spreading across 25 industries.

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“The leading-edge technologies we provide to our customers are a result of our employees’ expertise and dedication,” says Nathalie Pilon, Country Managing Director of ABB in Canada. “As a technology pioneer, we tackle some of the most challenging projects facing the world today, and our employees are what takes our approach to power and automation to the next level by providing the service and skill sets that create sustainable and innovative solutions for our customers’ needs.”

“ABB in Canada stands for performance, innovation and great customer service, and we’ve built a culture here to reflect these values,” said Fannie Jacques, Vice President, Human Resources, ABB in Canada. “Our focus on wellness results in happy and healthy employees, a return on investment that also keeps our customers happy with us. Building a better world with core values of employee development, safety and integrity, is our mission.”

With headquarters in Montreal, PQ, ABB is present in 60 locations across Canada. The Canadian operation has 4,500 employees.