Benecaid's Marla Schwartz recognized on 15th annual PROFIT W100

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Benecaid Health Benefit Solutions, a provider of health benefit solutions for Canadian entrepreneurs, today announced that Marla Schwartz, President, has been recognized by the 15th annual W100 ranking of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs, produced by PROFIT Magazine and Chatelaine. This is the fifth consecutive year that Ms. Schwartz has been recognized in the PROFIT W100.

"Entrepreneurs are concerned about the health of their employees, and they want to look after them. But they're also worried about costs and are busy running their business," says Ms. Schwartz. "We work with them to provide a health benefit solution that meets both the employer and employee needs, within the budget that's available."

Benecaid is focused on helping entrepreneurs find health benefit solutions that fit the unique needs of their employees, their business and their families. The solutions are simple and customizable, eliminating unnecessary coverage and administration. Benecaid works with clients to ensure the long-term efficacy of their employee health benefits plan.

"Entrepreneurs today are looking for innovative companies to provide creative solutions. Health plans are one of the last tax-free benefits an employer can provide and they have tremendous value for the employee," added Schwartz.

Ranking Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs on a composite score based on the size, growth rate and profitability of their businesses, the W100 profiles the country's most successful female business owners. Published in the November issue of PROFIT and the December issue of Chatelaine and online at and, the W100 is Canada's largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement by women.

"This year's W100 are a dream group of ambitious, forward-thinking entrepreneurs who defy outdated notions of female entrepreneurship," said Ian Portsmouth, Publisher and Editor-In-Chief of PROFIT. "They are running sophisticated and sizeable businesses in challenging industries, and finding new ways to operate and innovate for growth and sustainability."

About Benecaid
Benecaid is a Canadian financial services company focused on the delivery and administration of leading-edge employee benefit solutions to small and medium sized enterprises. Their innovative solutions deliver best-in-class benefit programs while managing the bottom line, and are designed to put control of health benefit costs back into the hands of the employer.  Visit Benecaid online at

About PROFIT Magazine
PROFIT: Your Guide to business Success is Canada's preeminent publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 31 years, Canadian entrepreneurs and senior managers across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. PROFIT is owned and operated by Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications. Visit PROFIT online at

About Chatelaine and
The country's leading women's media brand, Chatelaine makes "Everyday Extraordinary" for Canadian women and has been doing so for more than 85 years. Today, Chatelaine is a six-platform brand: available on television, tablet and smartphone, plus in print and online. Chatelaine has a lively presence on social media sites, and is Canada's most engaged digital community for women 18+. With a team of "extraordinary" experts, Chatelaine brings together the very best of food (from the Chatelaine Kitchen powered by GE Cafe), style, décor, health and real life for women who want to look good, do good, feel great and make every day a little bit special. Chatelaine is owned and operated by Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications.

SOURCE: Benecaid Health Benefit Solutions Inc

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