Eagle Professional Resources Inc.

Eagle Professional Resources Inc.

March 10, 2015 14:03 ET

Eagle Celebrates 10 Years of Platinum Status in Best Managed Program

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 10, 2015) - Eagle Professional Resources Inc. (Eagle), Canada's leading professional staffing agency, is proud to announce that it has once again been named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies. Sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen's School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums, the company has been a member of this elite club every year since 1999. This year is a significant special achievement because it marks the 10th anniversary that Eagle has been a Platinum Member.

"Companies that earn Platinum Club status in the Canada's Best Managed Companies program are true leaders in the Canadian marketplace," said Jon Hountalas, Executive Vice-President, Business Banking, CIBC. "They exemplify strong vision and leadership, a sustained commitment to growth and innovation, and ongoing dedication to their corporate values."

Established in 1993, Canada's Best Managed Companies is one of the country's leading business awards programs that recognizes Canadian companies that have implemented world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways. Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel on how they address various business challenges, including new technologies, globalization, brand management, leadership, leveraging and developing core competencies, designing information systems, and hiring the right talent to facilitate growth.

"The Eagle Team is extremely proud of this award, and to be a 10 year member in the Platinum Club is especially gratifying," said Eagle's CEO, Kevin Dee. "The program both challenges and rewards Canadian companies that strive for excellence, and as such, it provides tremendous benefit to the Canadian economy. The program sponsors Deloitte, National Post, CIBC, Queen's School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums can be justly proud of the continued success of this program."

"Today's market place is not just about financial performance; it is also about the investment in the people. Eagle invests in their team to build up a strong and stable company. Best Managed companies are home grown companies making smart investments to achieve above average returns," says Peter Brown, National Co-Leader of Canada's Best Managed Companies Program and Senior Practice Partner, Deloitte

In the past 16 years that Eagle has been a Best Managed Company, there has been significant growth. In addition to adding new lines of business including Finance and Accounting and Executive & Management Consulting, the staffing agency has also doubled its office presence across Canada, more than tripled revenues, as well more than tripled the number of employees.

2014 winners of the Canada's Best Managed Companies award, along with the Gold Standard winners, Requalified and Platinum Club members will be honoured at the annual Canada's Best Managed Companies gala in Toronto on March 31, 2015. On the same date, the symposium will address leading-edge business issues that are key to the success of today's business leaders.

About Canada's Best Managed Companies

Canada's Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Best Managed winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Requalified member (repeat winners retain the Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (After three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully reapplied for the designation. Companies may requalify for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review; 4) Platinum Club member (winners that have maintained Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen's School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums. For further information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.

About Eagle

Founded in 1996, Eagle is one Canada's largest and most successful professional staffing companies. A Canadian-owned company with ten (10) offices from coast-to-coast, Eagle specializes in sourcing technology, finance and accounting, and management consulting professionals for contract and full-time positions. Eagle was named as one of Canada's Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures (2012), is a platinum member of the Canada's Best Managed Companies (every year since 1999) and was Ottawa's Mid-Market Company of the Year (2011). The company has been ISO 9001 certified since June 2006, is a very active advocate within the Canadian staffing industry association (ACSESS & NACCB) and supports many charities. To learn more about Eagle and its network of offices, please visit www.eagleonline.com or call toll-free 1-866-78-NESST(63778). Check out Eagle's blog at http://www.eagleonline.com/blog and follow us on twitter @eaglestaffing.

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