Irving Oil named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2020

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Saint John, NB – For the fourth consecutive year, Irving Oil has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. The national competition, now entering its 21st year, recognizes organizations with exceptional human resources programs and innovative and forward-thinking workplace policies.

“Our employees work as a team every day, whether it’s at our home office in Saint John, New Brunswick, or with colleagues throughout Canada, the United States and Ireland,” says Ian Whitcomb, President of Irving Oil. “It is due to the hard work and dedication of the teams across our business that we are able to lead our industry as a top employer.”

Canada’s Top 100 Employers project is a national competition which recognizes the companies and organizations that lead their industries in creating exceptional workplaces for their employees. Employers are evaluated on criteria such as physical workplace, performance management, training opportunities, and benefits programming.

“At the heart of our company is a strong team,” says Sarah Irving, Executive Vice-President of Irving Oil. “We are so thankful for our people who work hard every day and we are so happy to celebrate this honour with them.”

With more than 4,000 full-time employees across its operations, Irving Oil has been recognized for its diversity and inclusion initiatives, work atmosphere, and community involvement, 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. We also operate Ireland’s only refinery, located in the village of Whitegate. In 2019, Irving Oil expanded its presence in Ireland by acquiring Top Oil, a leading supplier of home heating oil, petrol and diesel fuel. 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 for four consecutive years, we have a strong customer and community focus and are committed to future growth.

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