Eagle Professional Resources Inc.

Eagle Professional Resources Inc.

February 03, 2006 08:00 ET

Eagle Celebrates Seventh Consecutive Year as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies! I.T. Staffing Firm Also Achieves Platinum Club Status This Year!

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 3, 2006) - Eagle Professional Resources Inc. (Eagle) has much to celebrate this, its tenth year in business. Officially announced today, the company has re-qualified as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for the 7th year in a row. In December, Eagle also officially joined the elite members of the 50 Best Platinum Club. The 50 Best Award recognizes Canadian companies that have implemented world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways. In order to re-qualify for this award, Eagle was required to demonstrate its commitment to continued best practices and to show strong financial results. To become a Platinum Club member, companies must maintain their designation as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed companies for a minimum of six consecutive years.

The 50 Best awards program is a very detailed and competitive process involving many qualified companies. Applications are sent out to over 15,000 companies across Canada. Applicants are then evaluated by an independent judging panel which assesses how a company addresses various business challenges in a number of key areas including: new technologies, globalization, brand, leadership and, leveraging and developing core competencies. The program also recognizes businesses that have outstripped their competitors, created thousands of jobs, produced accelerating revenues, and excelled both at home and abroad.

"To be a 50 Best Managed Company for a seventh year is just fantastic news for us," said Kevin Dee, Eagle's CEO. "Winning this award each year is one more driver for our continuous improvement philosophy, and provides an independent assessment that demonstrates that we are doing the right things."

About Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies (www.canadas50best.com)

Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies (50 Best Managed) is a national awards program that recognizes the 50 Best Managed businesses from a wide range of industries that have implemented world-class best business practices. The program, established in 1993 and entering its 13th year, annually recognizes 50 well-managed Canadian companies that must complete an extensive and in-depth interview process to assess and examine their management practices.

National sponsors of the program are Deloitte, CIBC Commercial Banking, National Post, and Queen's School of Business. Information about Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies 2005 is available online at www.canadas50best.com.

About Eagle

Eagle is a 100% Canadian owned Information Technology (IT) staffing company with offices across Canada. Founded in 1996, Eagle is widely recognized as a national leader in the IT staff augmentation field and is an active member in industry organizations such as ACSESS and NACCB Canada. Eagle is noted for its team-based, highly ethical business practices highlighted by being named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for seven consecutive years. To learn more about Eagle and its network of offices, please visit www.eagleonline.com or call toll-free 1-800-95-NESST (63778).

Contact Information

  • Eagle Professional Resources Inc.
    Lisa Murray
    Marketing Communications Specialist
    (613) 234-1810 Ext. 3225 / 1-888-798-8181 Ext. 3225
    Lisa_Murray@eagleonline.com