PRESS RELEASE: The Burnie Group Ranks No.1 amongst Professional Services Companies and in the top 100 in 2017 PROFIT 500

PRESS RELEASE: The Burnie Group Ranks No.1 amongst Professional Services Companies and in the top 100 in 2017 PROFIT 500  –Canadian Business unveils its 29th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Sept. 14, 2017) – The Burnie Group is pleased to announce that it has ranked No. 87 in the 29th annual PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by Canadian Business. Published in the October issue of Maclean’s magazine and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth. This is the first year that The Burnie Group has been included.

The Burnie Group ranked No. 1 in the category of Canada’s fastest-growing professional services companies for 2017, and No. 87 overall on the 2017 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 831%. 

“It is never easy to earn a spot on the PROFIT 500, but this year’s applicant pool was the most competitive yet,” says Deborah Aarts, PROFIT 500 program manager. “This year’s winners demonstrate the resilience, innovation and sheer management smarts it takes to build a thriving business today. Canada—and the world—needs more entrepreneurial success stories like these.”

“We’re thrilled to be included in this exclusive ranking alongside some of Canada’s best and brightest companies,” says David Burnie, Principal and Founder of The Burnie Group. “I really believe this recognition is a testament to the hard work and innovative ideas of our team members, as they are the driving force behind the growth and success we’ve managed to achieve.”

Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 500 profiles the country’s most successful growth companies. A joint venture between Canada’s premier business media brands, the PROFIT 500 is published in the October issue of MacLean’s, Canadian Business and online at




About The Burnie Group

The Burnie Group is a highly specialized operations consulting firm that helps clients improve their businesses through the application of innovative strategy, rigorous analysis, world-class technology, and top-tier domain expertise.  The Burnie Group specializes in Strategy, Operations, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Blockchain, and Workforce Management (WFM). Our programs deliver measurable, transparent, and guaranteed results, including:

» 10-25% reduction in operating costs

» 5-10% increase in employee engagement

» 10-20% top-line revenue growth


About the PROFIT 500

For 29 years, the PROFIT 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Developed by PROFIT and now published in Maclean’s magazine and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian companies on five-year revenue growth. For more information on the ranking visit or


About Canadian Business

Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving and most-trusted business publication in the country. It is the country’s premier media brand for executives and senior

business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada’s business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Learn more at


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