FIRMA Foreign Exchange Corporation

August 13, 2013 15:34 ET

FIRMA Foreign Exchange Corporation Among Best in Business

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Aug. 13, 2013) - FIRMA Foreign Exchange Corporation has been honoured in the prestigious Recommended Employer category of The Australian Business Awards 2013.

Alex Eadie, EVP Operations & Compliance says the award provides important recognition of the organisation's execution of its HR strategy, including a primary focus on leadership and management development.

"A key piece of our mission statement is built on FIRMA's growth being achieved through the expertise of empowered people. We place a significant emphasis on ensuring our people are provided customized professional development training. We find that our program yields very positive results for both the employee and the organization."

Now in its eighth year, The Australian Business Awards is a highly regarded national program with an established set of business and product award categories assessing the core values of business excellence, product excellence, sustainability and responsibility. The program engages with leading corporate, government and non-government organisations across key industry segments, including financial, manufacturing, professional services, energy, telecommunications, construction, transport, healthcare, education, food services and retail. Winners of the program are publicly honoured for their industry-leading initiatives and products.

Ms. Tara Johnston, Program Director, says, "FIRMA Foreign Exchange is a worthy recipient and has demonstrated a commitment to excellence that stands out amongst a dynamic field of Australia's elite."

"The Australian Business Awards recognise our most innovative organisations, their outstanding achievements and contribution to the Australian economy. The awards raise the bar across all aspects of quality management and provide organisations with ways to review their business and product performance as well as identify their core strengths," Ms. Johnston adds.

"An Australian Business Award solidifies FIRMA Foreign Exchange's place as a leader alongside our best in business. As well as achieving outstanding outcomes, the honourees have enhanced the reputation of their professions and have demonstrated their best endeavours across business, industry and the community. Australia's modernised economy is providing a stable platform for a wide spectrum of sectors to increase their competitiveness through concerted ICT development, manufacturing innovation, a dynamic services sector, a growing knowledge economy and a world class primary sector."

The Australian Business Awards 2013 saw one hundred winners (ABA100) announced across twenty business and product award categories. The business entries were assessed using key criteria covering planning, research and development, execution and implementation, impact and outcomes, performance management and industry contributions. The product entries were assessed using key criteria covering product features, benefits, performance and sustainability.

For more information on The Australian Business Awards go to www.businessawards.com.au.

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