June 05, 2015 04:00 PM Eastern Standard Time NEWMARKET, Ontario--Allied Global, a multinational contact solutions provider based in Newmarket, ON, has been presented with the York Region Business Excellence Awards’ 2015 Large Business of the Year Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in research and development, company growth, products and services, market development, sales and marketing, and community service.
“We’re proud that Allied Global, Newmarket’s largest private sector employer, has won this award,” said Debra Scott, President of the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce, “We are fortunate to have a great cross-section of businesses throughout York Region, but this recognition demonstrates that Newmarket is home to great organizations that provide high quality jobs that also contribute to their local community. Allied Global has grown tremendously over the past number of years and we’re excited to see them grow even more.”
“We are very excited to receive York Region’s Large Business of the Year Award,” said David Rae, President and CEO of Allied Global, “This is a testament of the dedication and hard work our entire team shows each and every day. We strive to be the very best, whether that is the best employer in Newmarket, or the easiest company to do business with for our clients. This award validates those efforts as we continue to grow.”
Allied Global currently employs over 700 employees in their Newmarket offices, with plans to expand to over 950 employees.
Allied Global has been honoured several times by the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce, including awards for Large Business of the Year (2014, 2009), Environmental Business of the Year (2013), and The Bell Technology Award (2008). Allied Global has also recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 1999, with platinum-level status since 2005.
The York Region Business Excellence Awards event was held Tuesday, June 02, 2015, at The Manor in Kettleby, ON.
Allied Global Acquires Alliance iCommunications
NEWMARKET, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied Global, a leading service provider in the accounts receivable management industry, is very pleased to announce the acquisition of Alliance iCommunications. Alliance provides inbound and outbound call center services specializing in customer care, customer acquisition & retention, and roadside assistance. Alliance was founded in London, Ontario 20 years ago by Dave and Sheila LeClair and expanded to South Bend, Indiana in 2009. Mark LeClair joined the executive team as an owner in 2009, with the focus of expanding Alliance’s client base in North America. Dave LeClair said, “Sheila and I made the decision last year that it was time to retire and enjoy some of our other passions that retirement will enable us to pursue. We are really happy with the progress we have made with our Company over the last several years, we have a great management team led by Mike Nolet, our COO, and we are really comfortable that our employees and clients will be in excellent shape as we join the Allied team. It was really important for us to find a company with a similar culture and business philosophy and we feel really good after spending significant time with the Allied leadership, that this has been achieved. I will stay with the business until the end of the year and Mark will remain with the Allied group, heading up business development for Alliance in North America.” David Rae, President & CEO of Allied Global, is very happy to welcome the Alliance team members and clients to Allied. Rae said, “Getting to know the management team at Alliance over the last couple of months gave me great confidence that the value the team brings to our growth plans really cemented everything we had learned about Alliance through our discussions with the LeClairs and our due diligence activities. Not only do we gain a great business, we gain first class client relationships at the same time.” With the acquisition, Allied has 9 call centers in four countries, employing approximately 1,700 full time employees.
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