Kuhn named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top 50 CEOs
By Atlantic Business Magazine
The CEO of the Community Credit Union of Cumberland and Colchester was recently recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s best CEOs by Atlantic Business Magazine.
Darrell Kuhn was honoured as one of the top 50 CEOs at an awards gala in St. John’s, N.L.
“It is imperative to treat everyone fairly and with respect, like colleagues, rather than subordinates,” Kuhn said in a news release. “I have created a supportive and collaborative approach with my employees that includes involvement all key decisions. By treating them like owners, everyone succeeds.”
Since 1999, Atlantic Business Magazine has dedicated one of its six issues per year to profiling Atlantic Canada’s most accomplished business leaders.
The intention is to give a worthy individual the recognition he/she deserves as well as to use their example to inspire other companies and business leaders to achieve similar success.
Nominations are submitted by our readers and nominees are judged according to their corporate, community and industry involvement; their company’s growth in recent years; and, their responses to various managerial challenges.
Kuhn assumed his role as president and CEO of Community Credit Union in 2007.
Under his leadership, Community Credit Union has seen a 31 per cent revenue growth over the past three years.
Kuhn strongly believes that it is imperative that organizations not only exist for their customers and employees, but also to create better communities.
Investments by Community Credit Union in projects in Colchester and Cumberland include the Community Credit Union Business Innovation Centre in Amherst and the Rath Eastlink Centre in Truro.
“Darrell was an excellent match for Community Credit Union bringing a culture of change and innovation needed for our long term survival,” Community Credit Union board chairman Howard Welsh said.