Eagle Professional Resources Inc.

Eagle Professional Resources Inc.

May 13, 2009 11:36 ET

Eagle CEO Named Businessman of the Year

Kevin Dee Receives Ottawa-Gatineau Consumers' Choice Award

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 13, 2009) - Eagle Professional Resources (Eagle) is pleased to announce that CEO Kevin Dee has been named the Consumers' Choice Award's Businessman of the Year for the Ottawa-Gatineau Region. The award was presented to Dee at the CCA's Gala Award Ceremony at the Westin Hotel last Saturday evening. This is the second time a member of Eagle's executive has won this prestigious award; the company's President and COO, Janis Grantham, was a recipient in 2005.

In Canada for 22 years and the Ottawa-Gatineau area for 13 years, the Consumers' Choice Award recognizes businesses rated by consumers as the most distinguished, considering factors such as quality of products, value, and service. This year's results for the Ottawa area were determined based on responses to an independent survey performed in February 2009. Over 1,500 people from the area were interviewed including consumers, top-ranking managers, and contractors.

"This is a great honour, and reflects more on the Eagle team than any one individual," remarked Dee. "I am very fortunate to work with a great team of individuals who are not only consummate professionals but also very committed to supporting the communities in which we operate!"

Mr. Dee is actively involved in a number of industry and community organizations including the Association of Canadian Search, Employment, and Staffing Services (ACSESS), the National Association of Computer Consulting Businesses (NACCB) and the United Way. He was also a named the Ottawa Business Journal's CEO of the year in 2006.

About Eagle

Founded in 1996, Eagle is one Canada's largest and most successful IT Staffing companies. A Canadian-owned company with ten (10) offices from coast-to-coast, Eagle specializes in sourcing technology professionals for contract and full-time positions. The company has been named one of Canada's 50 Best managed companies every year since 1999, was named a Top 20 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada in April 2006 and achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification in June 2006. Eagle is also a very active advocate within the Canadian staffing industry association (ACSESS) and supports many charities across the country. 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://eagleceonews.blogspot.com.

Contact Information

  • Eagle Professional Resources Inc. (Eagle)
    Dan Gasser
    Marketing Coordinator
    613-234-1810 Ext. 3247
    Toll Free: 1-888-798-8181 Ext. 3247
    Dan_Gasser@eagleonline.com