Irving Oil Named One of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2019

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Saint John, NB – For the third consecutive year, Irving Oil has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. The national competition, now entering its 20th year, determines which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional human resource programs and forward-thinking workplace policies.

“Our employees work hard every day on behalf of our company; we’re always proud of the dedication and teamwork demonstrated across our entire business,” says Ian Whitcomb, President of Irving Oil. “With our headquarters in Atlantic Canada, we are proud to be consistently named one of the best workplaces across the country.”

Irving Oil was among more than 9,000 organizations from across the country invited to submit applications to be considered for Canada's Top 100 Employers. Submissions were evaluated on key criteria including: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere & Social; Health, Financial & Family Benefits; Vacation & Time Off; Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training & Skills Development; and Community Involvement.

“Our people are at the heart of all that we do,” says Sarah Irving, Executive Vice-President of Irving Oil. “Every day we are thankful for the team that we have working with us. We are really proud to celebrate this special honour with all of our employees who have earned this spot among Canada’s Top 100 Employers.”

With more than 3,500 full-time employees across its operations – the majority of which are based in Saint John, New Brunswick, where the company is headquartered – Irving Oil has been recognized for its diversity and inclusion programming, training and skills development opportunities, community involvement and safety performance, among other contributing factors.

About Irving Oil

Irving Oil is an international refining and marketing company with a history of long-term partnerships and relationships. Founded in 1924, Irving Oil operates Canada’s largest refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick, along with more than 900 fuelling locations and a network of distribution terminals spanning Eastern Canada and New England. It also operates Ireland’s only refinery, located in the village of Whitegate. Irving Oil established its European operations in 2014 with an office in London, England, and tankage in Amsterdam. Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Irving Oil has a strong customer and community focus and is committed to future growth. Learn more at or