Top 100 national and/or global companies operating in B.C. in 2018

 

Ranked by number of B.C. employees in 2018

Published October 16, 2018. Sources: Interviews with firms below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not respond by deadline or were unable to break down numbers regionally. NP = Not provided

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Rank '18 Company Senior executive(s) Primary business Key geographic areas business operates in Year founded Worldwide staff '18/'17 B.C. staff '18/'17
1

Jim Pattison Group
1067 Cordova St W Suite 1800, Vancouver V6C 1C7
P: 604-488-5213 F: 604-694-6917 jimpattison.com

Jim Pattison, managing director, CEO and chairman

Diversified

North America, Central America, Europe, Asia, Middle East

1961

45,000
42,000

19,147
17,555

2

Walmart Canada Corp
1940 Argentia Rd, Mississauga L5N 1P9
P: 800-328-0402 F: NP walmart.ca

Lee Tappenden, president and CEO

Mass merchandise department store

Canada

1994

2,300,000 (1)
2,300,000 (1)

10,071
9,200 (2)

3

Telus Corp
510 Georgia St W 23rd floor, Vancouver V6B 0M3
P: 604-697-8044 F: NP telus.com

Darren Entwistle, president and CEO, Doug French, executive vice-president and CFO

Communications products and services

All provinces in Canada

1990

NP
53,600

7,900
8,250 (3)

4

Teck Resources Ltd
550 Burrard St Suite 3300, Vancouver V6C 0B3
P: 604-699-4000 F: 604-699-4750 teck.com

Donald Lindsay, president and CEO

Diversified resource company focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy

Canada, U.S., Peru, Chile

1913

NP
NP

7,325 (4)
7,325

5

London Drugs Ltd
12251 Horseshoe Way, Richmond V7A 4X5
P: 604-272-7400 F: 604-272-7579 londondrugs.com

Brandt Louie, chair, Clint Mahlman, executive vice-president and chief operating officer

Pharmacy, retailer, mass merchandiser

B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba

1945

NP
7,500

7,000 (4)
7,000

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