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Etelesolv Ranks in the Platinum Level of Top 50 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada

Posted by Caroline Le Brun | November 10, 2015

*Please note that Etelesolv has changed its company name to Cimpl in 2016.

Canada's leader in IT and telecom expense management attains this honour for a third consecutive year


  • With a growth rate of 304% for the last five years, Etelesolv is recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Small and Medium Employers for a third consecutive year
  • This honour follows the recent accolade of becoming a PROFIT 500 company

Aon Best Employer 2016 - Best Small & Medium Organizations - Platinum(MONTREAL, QC – November 10, 2015) Etelesolv (now Cimpl), Canada's leader in IT and telecom expense management, is proud to be named among the Platinum Level Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada (BSME). This is the third consecutive year that the company has received this recognition, and the achievement reaffirms the company’s continuing commitment to employee engagement.

Aon’s Best Employers in Canada Study has been the country’s most comprehensive and widely recognized assessment of workplace excellence. Aon’s methodology reflects 20 years of learnings and best practices from Aon Best Employer and employee engagement studies conducted all over the world. Over the last five years alone, data was collected in more than 150 markets from over 5,000 organizations in 68 industries, including over 625,000 employees and more than 600 companies of all sizes in Canada.

“It amazing to see our employees make the office so welcoming every day,” said Christopher Thierry, President of the company. “They create the stimulating atmosphere necessary to build leading IT, telecom, and cloud management solutions. Ranking on the BSME three years in a row is just the natural extension of having this engaging environment. I thank everyone for creating a wonderful workplace, and I am proud of each of them!”

Because the BSME program is centered on recognizing employee engagement, the company’s ranking was primarily determined from results obtained from Employee Opinion Surveys issued by the program. Additional inputs to the evaluation process included the assessment of organizational practices and perspectives from the leadership team.

The company’s core values – Growth, Execute, Respect & Humility, Customer Intimate, and Fun & Family – have been the cornerstone of all the company’s success. Clearly, the core values have been embodied in the company’s hiring criteria, its alignment of objectives, its creation of processes, and the community service activities undertaken by the company as a whole. The company management recognized long ago that good employee engagement is extremely important to achieving excellence in all these areas. Being recognized in the BSME again is further confirmation that the company continues to succeed at this engagement.

Aon’s 2016 List of the Best Employers in Canada

To be designated a Best Employer using the global standard, each participant’s employee survey scores on engagement, leadership, performance culture, and employment brand were assessed against Aon Hewitt’s Canadian Survey Database. Organizations who scored in the top 25% of the Canadian database achieved the Platinum Level, while those scoring in the top third achieved Gold level.

This year’s Best Employers in Canada study identified 29 large organizations that achieved Platinum status; as well, 12 large organizations qualified for Gold Best Employer status. On average, 80 per cent of employees were engaged at Platinum Level Best Employers this year. At the Gold Level, 72 percent of employees were engaged. Among small and mid-sized companies (less than 400 employees), 28 qualified as Platinum Best Employers, while 11 achieved Gold status.

The following Aon Best Employers in Canada list appears in the November issue of Canadian Business magazine,, and in the December 10 edition of La Presse.

About the company

With its global coverage, Etelesolv (now Cimpl) is leading the Canadian revolution of telecom and IT management by helping companies the costs of services associated with mobility, fixed telecom, Cloud, M2M, IT and UC assets. Cimpl, the company's signature platform, brings together actionable real-time data and everyday processes to ensure that companies know what they have and how much it costs at any given time. Its business leadership and employee engagement have earned serious acclaim. The company has been recognized in many industry awards because of large and sustained revenue growth and its high level of employee engagement. For more information, visit


Caroline Le Brun
Marketing Manager
Etelesolv| Cimpl

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Written by Caroline Le Brun

As a 16-year marketing veteran, Caroline’s experience extends across multiple industries. Since she joined Cimpl, her successful marketing campaigns have increased the company’s online and community presence, in addition to Cimpl’s footprint and appearances in new or traditional media (such as the Globe and Mail). Caroline is a specialist in communication and social media. She works closely with analysts to keep track of and adapt to the trends and changes in the industry of IT: Technology Expense management, IT cost optimization, Technology trends. Her leadership conducts Cimpl’s marketing team toward ever greater achievements. Caroline is also an exemplary citizen. Outside of work, she is involved in TEMIA, the Dorval Day Camp, and other community organizations. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Concordia University and a Master Certificate in Integrated online Strategies from the University of San Francisco Intensive Development program.

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