WABAN, Mass., Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Temkin Group, a leading market research, consulting, and training firm that helps organizations accelerate customer experience transformation, announces the winners of its fifth annual Customer Experience Excellence (CxE) Awards. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161116/440090LOGO Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161116/440091 The five winners of Temkin Group's 2016 CxE Awards are Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Century Support Services, Crowe Horwath, Oxford Properties, and VCA. Organizations were evaluated based on three criteria: 1) customer experience transformation efforts, 2) business and customer results, and 3) sustainability. The CxE Awards were judged by noted customer experience experts: Ginger Conlon (chief editor of CustomerAlchemy.net), Shep Hyken (Author and Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations), Ingrid Lindberg (CXO and Founder of Chief Customer), Aimee Lucas (CX Transformist of Temkin Group), and Bruce Temkin (CX Transformist of Temkin Group). The judges were impressed by the high quality of the submissions. Lindberg stated, "Congratulations to the winners! These programs are proof positive that as the CX bar continues to rise that there are definitely companies out there who are up to the challenge." According to Hyken, " All of the winners are great. It's not only about how good they are today - and they are. What's impressive is their commitment to their continuous effort to be better."