Vista Projects receives business award for investing in its long-term viability

Calgary-based engineering firm wins Canada’s Best Managed Companies program for sixth year

Best Managed Companies LogoMarch 7, 2019 (Calgary, AB) – Vista Projects Limited (Vista), a privately-owned, Calgary-based facility engineering, procurement and project management firm, was recognized today with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation for overall business performance and strong leadership.

“Businesses today need to be thinking long-term to succeed, and this year’s Best Managed winners are truly going the distance in investing in the future,” said Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte Private and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “These companies can celebrate their accomplishments today, and should be excited for tomorrow.”

“It is an honour for Vista to requalify as a Gold Standard winner in 2019,” said Chief Executive Officer Bashar Hussien. “This is our sixth consecutive successful application to the Best Managed program, and under these market conditions, I think that says a lot about our team’s adaptability.”

Vista’s recent winning application highlighted the company’s strategic investments in technology and its people, two areas that will contribute to further business diversification and growth.

“Canada’s energy industry – our industry – faces critical external challenges,” said Hussien. “As a company, we have remained focused on what we can control, which is the quality of our engineering products and the evolution of our work processes. Innovation is the key to consistently delivering projects on schedule and within budget.”

2019 winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies award will be honoured at the annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies gala in Toronto on April 17, 2019. On the same date, the Best Managed symposium will address leading-edge business issues that are key to the success of today’s business leaders.

The Best Managed program is sponsored by Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and TMX Group.

About Vista Projects

Vista Projects is an engineering, procurement and project management firm focused on global energy and industrial markets. Known for engineering industry-leading facilities, Vista’s experienced team of professionals is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective designs. Vista has engineered some of the most successful facility projects in Canada and earned its reputation as a trusted partner to clients. For more information, visit

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels:

  1. Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner (one of the new winners selected each year);
  2. Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review);
  3. Gold Standard winner (after three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years);
  4. Platinum Club member (winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and TMX Group. For more information, visit

More Information

Please read our blog post on how to become one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies to learn more about the application process.

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