BOWEN Ranks No. 384 on the 2015 PROFIT 500


Calgary, Sept 17, 2015 – Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked BOWEN No. 384 on the 27th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

“The PROFIT 500 represent the highest tier of entrepreneurialism in Canada,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “They should be lauded for the positive economic contributions they’ve made to their communities—and the entire country.  They are examples of what can be accomplished with innovation, discipline and determination.”

“BOWEN is honoured to be named to the PROFIT 500 for the fourth consecutive year,” says Shannon Bowen-Smed, President and CEO. “Our team works hard each day as we focus on becoming the Canadian leader in the provision of contractor management services, and to be ranked among Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies, is a testament to our employees’ drive and dedication to helping us get there.”


For more than 40 years, BOWEN has provided Canadian business with market-leading contractor management and recruitment solutions. Our 50-person team makes us the largest service provider in Western Canada and our agility, deep knowledge of the marketplace, understanding of Canadian payroll legislation and sophisticated technology platforms are what sets us apart.

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Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a total print readership of more than 600,000, 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, and business strategy and management tactics. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.