SOURCE: Medtronic of Canada ltd

Medtronic of Canada ltd

October 22, 2013 13:16 ET

Medtronic of Canada Recognized as One of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2014 -- for the Fourth Year Running

BRAMPTON, ON--(Marketwired - October 22, 2013) - Medtronic of Canada Ltd. (Medtronic), a trusted Canadian leader in innovative medical technologies and health system solutions, is pleased to have been recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2014, for the fourth year in a row. This special designation recognizes the top 100 Canadian employers, of the 25,000 invited to apply, who offer exceptional workplaces for their employees.

"Being a top employer requires striving for excellence in everything we do and nurturing the unique talents and skills of our employees. Because our people are our greatest asset, we strive to hire and retain the top talent Canada has to offer," said Neil Fraser, President of Medtronic of Canada. "It's a pleasure to work with such talented individuals who are dedicated to our mission of alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life for Canadians."

"Medtronic's diversity and inclusion initiatives, tuition subsidies for employees and their children, and a top tier benefits package, which includes an excellent pension plan, are among the many reasons Medtronic is considered a top employer," adds André Guérin, Director of Human Resources. "Employees are drawn to Medtronic because of our strong mission and play an active role in putting that mission in motion through various philanthropic and volunteer activities to support the communities we live in and serve."

This is the fourth year in a row that Medtronic of Canada has been recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, and builds on the recognition it received in April as one of Canada's Best Large Workplaces for 2013 (for a third time). Since 2011, Medtronic has ranked as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and a Top Employer in the GTA, was named Best Employer for New Canadians in 2012 by Media Corp. It has also ranked one of the Best Workplaces for Women in Canada and one of the World's Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute in 2011. 

About Medtronic of Canada Ltd.

Medtronic of Canada Ltd. is a trusted Canadian leader delivering innovative health system solutions and advanced medical technologies to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life in the areas of cardiovascular medicine, diabetes, spinal and neurosurgery, and ear, nose, throat surgery. Medtronic is proud to employ more than 700 Canadians. Headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Medtronic has regional offices in Vancouver and Montreal, including a manufacturing facility, Medtronic CryoCath, located in Pointe-Claire, Quebec.

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