The leaders behind an Alberta financial services institution, a human resources software maker, and two high-profile consultation firms are among the five CEOs with the highest rate of support from Canadian employees, according to a new report by business review site Glassdoor.

Released on June 7, the company’s full list of top 25 CEOs according to Canadian employees includes four tech companies, five financial services companies, two video game developers, telecommunications giant Telus Corp., and five consulting firms, reinforcing an industry-wide impression that tech-based companies are enjoyable places to work.

“Executive leadership… just gets it. Employee engagement is a huge priority and focus,” says an anonymous member of Edmonton, Alberta-based Alberta Treasury Branches (ATB) Financial’s financial senior leadership team, whose CEO Dave Mowat ranks as this year’s highest-rated CEO among Canadian employees, with an approval rating of 99 per cent.

“Leadership at this organization understands that employee engagement is a top priority, and it’s refreshing to work at a place where you’re valued,” an associate implementation consultant at human resources software maker Ceridian HCM, whose CEO David Ossip came in at number four among Canadian employees with a CEO approval rating of 96 per cent.

Founded in 2007, the Sausalito, Calif.-based Glassdoor invites employees to review both their employers and the C-suite by providing anonymous reviews regarding their position, work environment, and whether they approve or disapprove of their CEO.

The company began reporting the top-rated CEOs among American users in 2013, and added a Canadian version of the survey last year.

Each CEO’s rank on the list was determined using an algorithm which accounted for both the quantity and consistency of Glassdoor-approved reviews shared by Canada-based employees between May 2, 2015 and May 1, 2016. To be considered, a CEO’s company needed to receive at least 25 reviews, including at least 25 CEO approval ratings and at least 25 ratings for senior management.

Check out the full list below:

  1. ATB Financial’s Dave Mowat, with a CEO approval rating of 99 per cent
  2. PwC’s Dennis M. Nally, with a CEO approval rating of 99 per cent
  3. Electronic Arts’ Andrew Wilson, with a CEO approval rating of 98 per cent
  4. Ceridian’s David Ossip, with a CEO approval rating of 96 per cent
  5. Ernst & Young’s Mark Weinberger, with a CEO approval rating of 95 per cent
  6. Apple’s Tim Cook, with a CEO approval rating of 95 per cent
  7. TransCanada’s Russell K. Girling, with a CEO approval rating of 94 per cent
  8. Accenture’s Pierre Nanterme, with a CEO approval rating of 94 per cent
  9. IKEA’s Peter Agnefjall, with a CEO approval rating of 93 per cent
  10. Groupe Dynamite’s Andrew Lufty, with a CEO approval rating of 93 per cent
  11. Starbucks’ Howard D. Schultz, with a CEO approval rating of 92 per cent
  12. Royal Bank of Canada’s David I. McKay, with a CEO approval rating of 92 per cent
  13. Ubisoft’s Yves Guillemot, with a CEO approval rating of 91 per cent
  14. Ericsson-Worldwide’s Hans Vestberg, with a CEO approval rating of 90 per cent
  15. Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, with a CEO approval rating of 90 per cent
  16. Air Canada’s Calin Rovinescu, with a CEO approval rating of 90 per cent
  17. Manulife’s Donald Guloien, with a CEO approval rating of 90 per cent
  18. SAP’s Bill McDermott, with a CEO approval rating of 88 per cent
  19. Telus’s Darren Entwistle, with a CEO approval rating of 88 per cent
  20. Softchoice’s David MacDonald, with a CEO approval rating of 88 per cent
  21. Deloitte’s Cathy Engelbert, with a CEO approval rating of 87 per cent
  22. Suncor’s Steve Williams, with a CEO approval rating of 87 per cent
  23. Sun Life’s Dean Connor, with a CEO approval rating of 87 per cent
  24. BMO Financial Group’s Bill Downe, with a CEO approval rating of 87 per cent
  25. CIBC’s Victor Dodig, with a CEO approval rating of 86 per cent
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