MHS named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

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MHS named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Toronto, ON—MHS is celebrating over a decade of being named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. MHS has been recognized for its industry-leading performance, global business practices, and sustained growth by receiving the prestigious 2024 Canada’s Best Managed Companies award.

Celebrating over 30 years, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program awards excellence in private Canadian-owned companies. To attain the designation, companies are evaluated on their leadership in the areas of strategy, culture and commitment, capabilities, and innovation governance and financial performance.

MHS is a leading developer of innovative assessments and solutions, developing tools for measuring and cultivating the potential of people. For over 40 years, we have been at the forefront of developing groundbreaking solutions aimed at understanding and addressing neurological conditions and disorders, including ADHD, in both children and adults. MHS is breaking barriers and revolutionizing how gifted and talented youth are identified, ensuring a fair and inclusive process that recognizes and nurtures potential in all its forms. MHS is also deeply committed to improving outcomes within the justice system, offering support and resources for those involved in the system and those working within it. At our core, we believe in empowering individuals at every level to reach their full potential. That’s why we’re continuously innovating in the realm of talent development, with an emphasis on emotional intelligence, leadership development, and beyond.

John Clarke, CEO of MHS, expressed gratitude for being recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. “Receiving the prestigious 2024 Canada’s Best Managed Companies award is a testament to the dedication and innovation of our team at MHS. We are honored to be acknowledged for our industry-leading performance, global business practices, and sustained growth. This achievement reaffirms our commitment to excellence in developing innovative assessments and solutions that empower individuals to reach their full potential. As a Platinum Club Member, we take great pride in this accomplishment and remain committed to driving positive impact in our communities and beyond.”

Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing innovative and world‑class businesses. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent evaluation process. Applicants are evaluated by an independent panel of judges with representation from program sponsors and special guests.

“Celebrating this milestone fuels our passion for future growth and underscores the unwavering dedication of our exceptional teams at MHS,” says Mr. Clarke. “Together, we’re poised to continue pioneering innovative solutions and driving positive change in the years ahead.”

The 2024 cohort of Best Managed companies share common themes such as having a people centric culture, targeting effective ESG strategies, and accelerating operational digitization.

“The 2024 Best Managed winners exemplify the highest Canadian business standards of innovation, adaptability, and bold leadership,” said Lorrie King, Partner, Deloitte Private, Global Best Managed Leader and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “Their relentless ambition, determined focus, and strategic agility have led them to remain competitive on the world stage, creating sustainable economic growth in an evolving global market.”

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for private Canadian-owned and managed companies. 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, The Globe and Mail, Salesforce, and TMX Group. For more information, visit

About MHS

For over 40 years, MHS has provided trusted data-driven solutions across our core disciplines: Clinical, Education, Talent Development, and Public Safety. Science and research are the basis of MHS’ roots and future innovations. With new standards for toolsets, we help clients evaluate, track, and leverage human-centric data to help realize full potential. We are guided by a clearly articulated digital trust framework to ensure that the rights and privacy of our clients are always protected. We strive for fairness and equity in the development and deployment of the products we make, the solutions we provide, and in the people we lead.

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