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FCC among Canada’s best employers


December 3, 2018
By Farm Credit Canada (edited)

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has been recognized by Aon as one of the nation’s best employers for the 16th year in a row.

“All of our employees have contributed to making FCC what it is today – a strong and stable partner to the Canadian agriculture and agri-food industry and a great place to work,” said Michael Hoffort, FCC president and CEO. “To be honoured as a top employer in Canada is a reflection of this unified effort. We are proud of this organization and passionate about our work, and we are fully engaged in serving our customers and making positive contributions to Canadian agriculture.”

This is the fourth consecutive year Aon has recognized FCC as a Platinum employer and the 16th year FCC has been identified as one of the nation’s best employers by the international human capital and management consulting firm.

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To be selected for the Platinum level, organizations have to demonstrate strong performance in the areas of employee engagement, leadership, performance culture and employment brand.

“Having highly-engaged employees across FCC is critical to our business success,” said Greg Honey, FCC executive vice-president, and chief human resources officer. “We know that when our employees have a strong emotional and intellectual commitment to the organization, they tend to go the extra mile for their co-workers and customers, and they’re more likely to choose to build a long-term career with the organization. That’s why we invest in things that help make a big difference to our employees – great leadership and a healthy culture.”

FCC is a self-sustaining federal Crown corporation with more than 1,800 employees working from coast to coast, in 98 offices. Profits are reinvested back into the agriculture and food industry of the communities they serve.