Iconic Canadian Company Recognized in Coveted Workplace Leadership Competition
NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) today announced that is has been named to Canada's Top 100 Employers list for 2016, in recognition of its leadership in offering an exceptional workplace with unique benefits for its employees. The list is the result of an annual competition that involves an extensive assessment and detailed review of employer operations and human resources practices.
Founded in Canada 48 years ago, IMAX is one of the most recognizable entertainment brands in the world with over 1000 theatres across 66 countries. The Company's Canadian headquarters is located in Mississauga, Ontario which is home to over 340 employees. Some of the initiatives that helped IMAX earn its place on Canada's Top 100 Employers list includes its compensation programs, learning and development initiatives, health and wellness benefits and unique perquisites for employees at all levels of the organization. The Company was also recognized for its dynamic workplace environment and high level of employee engagement.
"With our strong brand, our history of innovation and our increasingly important role in the entertainment industry, we have always been fortunate to attract top-notch talent. But it is our ongoing commitment to foster an environment of engagement, respect and collaboration in which we compensate, reward and recognize our employees contributions that has allowed us to retain the most talented professionals in the country," said Carrie Lindzon-Jacobs, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, IMAX Corporation. "Being named to Canada's Top 100 Employers list is a prestigious recognition that we accept with great pride and appreciation."
Each of the eligible employers for Canada's Top 100 Employers list are graded on eight key areas: the physical workplace, work atmosphere, health and other benefits, vacation and time off, employee communications, performance management, training and skills development and community involvement.
The list now in its 16th year appears today in The Globe and Mail and is published on Canadian job search website, www.Eluta.ca.
About IMAX Corporation
IMAX, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines proprietary software, architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you beyond the edge of your seat to a world you've never imagined. Top filmmakers and studios are utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and, as such, IMAX's network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event films around the globe.
IMAX is headquartered in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles, with offices in London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing. As of September 30, 2015, there were 1,008 IMAX theatres (887 commercial multiplexes, 19 commercial destinations and 102 institutions) in 66 countries. On Oct. 8, 2015, shares of IMAX China, a subsidiary of IMAX Corp., began trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange under the stock code "HK.1970."
IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D Experience®, The IMAX Experience®, IMAX Is Believing® and IMAX nXos® are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the Company can be found at www.imax.com. You may also connect with IMAX on Facebook (www.facebook.com/imax), Twitter (www.twitter.com/imax) and YouTube (www.youtube.com/imaxmovies).
This press release contains forward looking statements that are based on IMAX management's assumptions and existing information and involve certain risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are discussed in IMAX's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and most recent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.
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