Biggest private-sector employers in Metro Vancouver in 2015

Ranked by number of employees in Metro Vancouver in 2015

Published January 20, 2015. Updated February 11, 2015. Sources: Interviews with employers 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)Industry sectorYear founded in B.C.Headquarters locationNo. of employees in Metro Van '14No. of employees in Metro Van '15
1 No. of FTE employees, current B.C. headcount: Includes non-full-time employees, as of Sepetmber 2014; Current no. of FTE employees - Metro Vancouver area only (includes Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Langley and Aldergrove): Includes non-full-time employees, as of Sepetmber 2014; No. of FTE employees in Metro Vancouver area only, 2014: BIV estimate Jim Pattison Group
1067 Cordova St W Suite 1800
Vancouver, BC V6C 1C7
Phone: 604-688-6764
www.jimpattison.com
Jim Pattison (managing director, CEO and chair) Diversified consumer-oriented 1961 Vancouver 8,300 8,655
2 Telus Corp
555 Robson St
Vancouver, BC V6B 3K9
Phone: 604-697-8044
www.telus.com
Joe Natale (president and CEO); John Gossling (EVP and CFO); Darren Entwistle (executive chair) Telecommunications 1998 Vancouver 6,800 6,600
3 No. of employees - B.C. 2015: As of October 31, 2013; No. of FTE employees, current B.C. headcount: As of October 31, 2013; Current no. of FTE employees - Metro Vancouver area only (includes Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Langley and Aldergrove): Figure is provincewide as of October 31, 2013; Metro Vancouver figure unavailable RBC Royal Bank of Canada
1055 Georgia St W
Vancouver, BC V6E 3S5
Phone: 800-769-2511
www.rbcroyalbank.com
Graham MacLachlan (regional president, B.C.) Financial services 1864 Toronto 5,272
4 No. of employees - Metro Van only- headcount 2013: BIV estimate Providence Health Care
1081 Burrard St
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6
Phone: 604-806-8022
www.providencehealthcare.org
Dianne Doyle (president and CEO) Health care 2000 Vancouver 4,800 4,800
5 Company: Includes Jazz and Rouge Air Canada
6001 Grant McConachie Way
Richmond, BC V7B 1K3
Phone: 888-247-2262
www.aircanada.com
Kevin Howlett (senior VP, regional markets) Air travel 1937 Montreal 4,100

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Business in Vancouver makes every attempt to publish accurate information in the List, but accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Lists are researched by Carrie Schmidt and Anna Liczmanska. For questions or to provide feedback, please contact us by email, lists@biv.com.

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