Kris Boyce of Greenwin Inc. named a WXN 2015 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

Greenwin's top executive joins community of Canada's most iconic women leaders

TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Greenwin Inc. is pleased to announce that Kris Boyce, CEO, has been named a Women's Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner.

Launched in 2003, the Top 100 Awards celebrate the incredible accomplishments of Canada's top female executive talent as well as their organizations and networks. Kris, who will receive the award in the Scotiabank Corporate Executives category, will be honoured during a gala celebration at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 26, 2015.

Kris joined Greenwin as Chief Executive Officer in 2012 and has since been instrumental in establishing the Company's culture by fostering an environment where professionalism and respect join forces to create a confident, competent and engaged workforce.  Kris has been a driving force behind the Company's strategic direction and growth platforms.  In what is regarded as a male-dominated industry, Kris has stayed true to her values and leadership prowess, committed to positioning Greenwin in the industry as an Employer of Choice.

Since 2012, Kris has increased the number of women in its executive ranks by 50%. As a proud supporter of women in leadership, Greenwin works to create the necessary conditions and opportunities for women like Kris to help them thrive and succeed within the rental housing industry.

"It is an honour and a privilege to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Canada's most remarkable, visionary female role models," said Kris Boyce. "I am proud to join this network of women who are shattering ceilings in every corner of our great country."

The Top 100 Awards serve to recognize talented leaders in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors and to inspire the current and next generation to push the boundaries of what's possible.

"For these highly accomplished women, receiving a Top 100 Award means much more than recognition or a chance to share the spotlight with other remarkable Winners, it's an opportunity to pay it forward," said WXN founder, Pamela Jeffery. "WXN Top 100 Award Winners are powerful women both in their careers and their potential to transcend boundaries to have a greater impact on the communities around them."

Kris joins a prestigious community of past Award Winners, including Canada's most iconic women trailblazers: Margaret Atwood, best-selling author; Dr. Roberta Bondar, astronaut; Arlene Dickinson, chief executive officer, Venture Communications; Christine Magee, president, Sleep Country Canada; Michaëlle Jean, former Governor General of Canada; Heather Reisman, founder and chief executive officer, Indigo Books & Music; and, Kathleen Taylor, chair of the board, Royal Bank of Canada.

The full list of WXN's 2015 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners can be found at www.wxnetwork.com/top-100/top-100-winners.

About Kris Boyce
With more than 30 years of property management and real estate experience, Kris Boyce is a fixture in the rental housing industry. As the CEO of Greenwin Inc., Kris oversees all aspects of the operation and management of the company's commercial and residential portfolios as well as Verdiroc Development, Greenwin's construction arm. A consummate advocate for human rights, social services and women's advancement in the workplace, Kris sits at the helm of the Outreach & Revitalization Association, Greenwin's community revitalization sector.

Having held several senior positions throughout her career in both the Private and Non-Profit Housing Industries for such companies as Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT, Durham Region Non-Profit Housing, and Canadian Apartment Properties REIT, Kris' most recent post was Senior Vice President of Residential Operations Canada with TransGlobe Apartment REIT where she oversaw upwards of 21,000 rental units.

Kris is an Accredited Member of the Institute of Housing Management (A.I.H.M), a Member of the Human Resources Professional Association, and a recipient of the Property Manager of the Year Award from the Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO). A regular speaker at industry events for organizations like FRPO and the Canadian Federation of Apartment Associations, Kris is also a trainer in Coaching for High Performance through Performance Coaching Inc., an organization that delivers leadership, coaching, and self-management training to corporate audiences.

About Greenwin Inc.
Greenwin is one of Canada's largest privately owned residential property management companies. With Green Realty, our in-house retail leasing team, and our development arm, Verdiroc Development Corporation, our expertise ranges from multi-family high- and low-rise buildings to commercial property management. Headquartered in Toronto, our company has a combined staff of 500+ employees. We professionally own and/or manage more than 1,000,000 sq.ft. of commercial space and 20,000 residential units in townhomes and apartment buildings throughout central Canada.

About the Women's Executive Network (WXN)
At WXN, we inspire smart women to lead. WXN creates and delivers innovative networking, mentoring, professional and personal development to inform, inspire, connect and recognize our community of more than 19,500 smart women and their organizations in the pursuit of excellence. WXN enables our partners and corporate members to become and to be recognized as employers of choice and leaders in the advancement of women.

Founded in 1997, WXN is Canada's leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive, professional and board roles. WXN is a founding member of the Canadian Board Diversity Council, dedicated to increasing the diversity of Canada's corporate boards. In 2008, WXN launched in Ireland, followed by London, UK in 2015, creating an international community of female leaders.

SOURCE Greenwin Inc.

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