Biggest B.C. organizations managed by women in 2015

Ranked by total number of employees in B.C. in 2015

Published August 4, 2015. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '15FootnotesCompanyTop local executive(s)Owner(s)Products or services offeredYear foundedNo. of B.C. staff '14No. of B.C. staff '15
1 Revenues 2014: Budget figure; non-profit Vancouver Coastal Health
601 Broadway W 11th floor, Vancouver V5Z 4C2
Phone: 604-736-2033
Mary Ackenhusen (president and CEO) Provincial authority Delivers acute, residential and community health-care services directly to more than one million B.C. residents 2001 12,896 13,000
2 Northern Health
299 Victoria St Suite 600, Prince George V2L 5B8
Phone: 250-565-2649
Cathy Ulrich (president and CEO) Provincial authority Delivery of health care across northern British Columbia, including acute care, mental health, public health, addictions and home and community care services 2001 7,000 7,000
3 B.C. staff 2015: From Vancouver Sun/Mediacorp Canada Inc's list of B.C.'s top employers; BC staff 2014: From Vancouver Sun/Mediacorp Canada Inc's list of B.C.'s top employers BC Hydro
333 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver V6B 5R3
Phone: 604-224-9376
Jessica McDonald (president and CEO) Government of British Columbia Generates, purchases, distributes and sells electricity 1961 5,735 4,909
4 Worldwide 2015: Full-time equivalent; 6,400 staff total Providence Health Care
1081 Burrard St, Vancouver V6Z 1Y6
Phone: 604-806-8022
Dianne Doyle (president and CEO) Providence Health Care Society Hospital operator and health-care provider 2000 4,800 4,800
5 HSBC Bank Canada
885 Georgia St W, Vancouver V6C 3E8
Phone: 604-685-1000
Sandra Stuart (COO) HSBC Holdings PLC Banking and financial services 1981 3,354 3,297

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