triOS College Wins Canada's Best Managed Companies Award for Sixth Consecutive Year

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 9, 2016 /CNW/ - For six consecutive years, triOS College Business Technology Healthcare has proven its excellence in education and career training by winning the prestigious Canada's Best Managed Companies (Best Managed) award for excellence in Canadian business.  Sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Smith School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums, the Best Managed program recognizes Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth.

"Best Managed companies are strong in strategy, capability, commitment and financial performance. They are all great Canadian business success stories," said Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte and Co-Leader, Canada's Best Managed Companies program.

The success of triOS is built on a culture of transparent communication to employees and students, a willingness to react quickly to meet employer market requirements and strong respect and understanding of students' educational needs.  triOS works closely with employers to create programs that meet both technical and soft-skills needed in the workplace.  

Established in 1993, Canada's Best Managed Companies is one of the country's leading business awards programs recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies that have implemented world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways. Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel on overall business performance, including leadership, strategy, core competencies, cross-functional collaboration throughout the organization, and talent.

"triOS focuses on ensuring students are prepared to excel in their new careers. We invest in our employees and college locations to create a caring, supportive environment, preparing students to become job ready graduates. Our employee commitment to the success of our students permeates both our triOS College and Eastern College brands. Requalifying as a Best Managed Company for a sixth year in a row validates that we are reaching our goal of improving lives by sharing our knowledge and passion for excellence," said Frank Gerencser, Chairman & CEO of triOS College. 

"CIBC congratulates triOS on once again being named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies – a reflection of its strong leadership, sound business planning and focus on growth," said Jon Hountalas, Executive Vice-President, Business and Corporate Banking, CIBC. "We're proud to celebrate this outstanding achievement and applaud the entire team for their contributions to the Canadian marketplace."  

2015 winners of the Canada's Best Managed Companies award, along with Requalified, Gold Standard, Gold Requalified winners and Platinum Club members will be honoured at the annual Canada's Best Managed Companies gala in Toronto on April 12, 2016. On the same date, the Best Managed symposium will address leading-edge business issues that are key to the success of today's business leaders.

About Canada's Best Managed Companies
Canada's Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on five levels: 1) Best Managed winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Requalified member (repeat winners retain the Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (After three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully reapplied for the designation); 4) Gold Requalified member (Gold Standard winners may requalify for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 5) Platinum Club member (winners that maintain Best Managed status for a minimum of six consecutive years). Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Smith School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums.

About triOS College
Since its inception in 1992, triOS College has prepared over 26,000 job-ready graduates for rewarding careers. triOS originated as a technology education provider and has now grown to offer diploma programs in Business, Technology, Healthcare, Law and Supply Chain. Students receive a career-focused approach to education and have internships included in most programs.

triOS has nine campus locations across Southern Ontario and is registered as a Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act of Ontario, 2005. In 2014, triOS purchased Eastern College which has four campuses in Eastern Canada. Eastern offers diploma programs in Business, Technology, Healthcare, Law, Art & Design and Trades. To learn more about triOS and Eastern, please visit www.triOS.com and www.easterncollege.ca

SOURCE triOS Corporation

For further information: triOS media inquiries only, please contact: Rhonda Ramkeesoon, Marketing and Communications Specialist, Mobile: 416.278.7866, Office: 905-814-7212 ex 1038, Email: Rhonda@triOS.com

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