Morneau Shepell celebrates 50th anniversary with opening of Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell Inc. (TSX: MSI), a North American leader in human resources consulting and technology, today rang the opening bell at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) in celebration of its 50th anniversary.

Alan Torrie, President and Chief Executive Officer, Morneau Shepell, marked the opening alongside members of the Morneau Shepell and TMX Group executive teams. Morneau Shepell, which is focused on the overall health and wellbeing of Canadian employees, serves approximately 20,000 client organizations around the globe with 4,000 employees.

"This honour and milestone is a great reminder of what we have accomplished and how much we have grown over the past 50 years," said Torrie. "As we celebrate this incredible anniversary, we are taking time not only to look back, but also to look forward at the new opportunities ahead."

The Company will continue providing its services to a wide range of clients, growing its operations in the United States and around the world. As the Mental Health Partner of the Canadian Olympic Team, Morneau Shepell will continue providing support to Canadian athletes, coaches and their families with full access to its employee and family assistance program (EFAP) services, among other initiatives, throughout a six-year partnership.

Morneau Shepell, which is Canada's leading EFAP provider and a leader in workplace mental health, is also launching Canada's first online retiree marketplace for health and life insurance benefits in 2016. The marketplace will allow retirees of the Company's client organizations to find coverage that meet their lifestyle and needs.

"As we move into 2016, we are maintaining focus on our strategic priorities and we expect to deliver another year of solid revenue and profitability growth," said Torrie. "Our clients are very important to the success of our business and we will continue to provide high-quality services that help organizations to achieve their workforce objectives."

Morneau Shepell remains committed to understanding its clients' business needs, to understanding the needs of its clients' people and to developing innovative solutions to meet those needs.

About Morneau Shepell Inc.
Morneau Shepell is the only human resources consulting and technology company that takes an integrative approach to employee assistance, health, benefits and retirement needs. The Company is the leading provider of employee and family assistance programs, as well as the largest administrator of retirement and benefits plans and the largest provider of integrated absence management solutions in Canada. Through health and productivity, administrative, and retirement solutions, Morneau Shepell helps clients reduce costs, increase employee productivity and improve their competitive position. Established in 1966, Morneau Shepell serves approximately 20,000 clients, ranging from small businesses to some of the largest corporations and associations in North America. With almost 4,000 employees in offices across North America, Morneau Shepell provides services to organizations across Canada, in the United States, and around the globe. Morneau Shepell is a publicly-traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit morneaushepell.com.

SOURCE Morneau Shepell - Corporate

Image with caption: " “Alan Torrie (pictured centre behind the podium), President and Chief Executive Officer, Morneau Shepell, together with colleagues, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Company by opening the Toronto Stock Exchange.” (CNW Group/Morneau Shepell - Corporate)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160204_C4306_PHOTO_EN_613823.jpg

For further information: Nathan Gibson, Morneau Shepell, 416-390-2641, ngibson@morneaushepell.com

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