Kenny Nicholls Named Top 25 CEO by Glassdoor
Congratulations to Western Financial Group’s President and CEO, Kenny Nicholls, for being recognized on Glassdoor's Employees' Choice Awards as one of Canada’s Top CEOs of 2021.
Unlike any other workplace award, the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards are based on the opinion of team members who voluntarily provide anonymous feedback about their CEO’s leadership, job insights, employee experience and company over the past year.
Across the approximately 1.5 million employers reviewed on Glassdoor, the average CEO approval rating is 73 per cent. Mr. Nicholls ranked 13th overall with an outstanding rating of 97 per cent.
Kenny Nicholls, President and CEO of Western Financial Group said that: “It's gratifying to see that everyone’s efforts are reflected in our people's reviews of Western and of me. I want to extend this honour with my entire Executive Team. When people are evaluating the CEO, I truly believe they are providing their feedback on how our organization is lead. And while I'm flattered that our people have recognized me as a strong leader, this achievement is really about them. My hope is that this recognition will drive brand awareness of Western on a national scale, helping us attract the best talent and support our vision of being a national broker. Thank you all for this recognition; I'm honoured to lead Western into the future.”
What does it take to be a top CEO?
Common themes among top CEOs are strong leadership during the COVID-19 crisis, prioritizing employees' health, safety, and wellbeing, dedication to company mission, provides leadership/professional growth opportunities, invests in company culture, personable and approachable, and transparent leadership.
Overall, Western holds a 4-star rating company-wide and is recognized as an engaged employer by Glassdoor.