TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd. is proud to announce that once again it has been recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers for 2016. This is the second year in a row that Corby has been awarded a place on this prestigious list. This annual competition recognizes employers in the Greater Toronto Area who offer exceptional workplaces for their employees. The full list has been published in Canada's Top 100 online magazine, and in today's edition of The Globe and Mail.
This award comes shortly after Corby's recent recognition as a Great Place to Work in Canada, a distinguished title that the company has now earned for the last four years in a row. These achievements are a tribute to Corby's ongoing commitment to building sustainable employee engagement.
Businesses that apply to this competition are evaluated based on the following categories: Physical Workplace, Work Atmosphere & Social, Health, Financial & Family Benefits, Vacation & Time Off, Employee Communications, Performance Management, Training & Skills Development and Community Involvement.
"We are incredibly proud to have once again been selected for this honour," says Paul Holub, VP of Human Resources. "This is a testament to the work and passion of our talented employees, as well as a strong indication of our commitment to listening to their needs and creating an inspiring environment that helps them thrive."
Headquartered in the heart of downtown Toronto, the growth and success of Corby Spirit and Wine has been made possible by the talent, creativity and passion of its employees for more than 150 years. Along with its Windsor-based sister company, Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd., Corby provides employment for nearly 450 individuals across the nation and continues to be committed to providing a work environment that enables employees to reach their full potential.
Corby Spirit and Wine Limited is a leading Canadian marketer and distributor of spirits and imported wines. Corby's portfolio of owned-brands includes some of the most renowned brands in Canada, including J.P. Wiser's®, Lot 40®, and Pike Creek® Canadian whiskies as well as Lamb's® rum, Polar Ice® vodka and McGuinness® and Criollo® liqueurs. Through its affiliation with Pernod Ricard S.A., a global leader in the spirits and wine industry, Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT® vodka, Chivas Regal®, The Glenlivet® and Ballantine's® Scotch whiskies, Jameson® Irish whiskey, Beefeater® gin, Malibu® rum, Kahlúa® liqueur, Mumm® champagne, and Jacob's Creek®, Wyndham Estate®, Stoneleigh®, Campo Viejo®, Graffigna® and Kenwood® wines. In 2015, Corby was named one of the 50 Best Workplaces in Canada by The Great Place to Work® Institute Canada for the fourth consecutive year, and was also listed for the second time among Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers. Corby is a publicly traded company based in Toronto, Ontario, and listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbols CSW.A and CSW.B. For further information, please visit our website or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter (@CorbySW), and Instagram (@CorbySW).
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For further information: Amandine Robin, Director, Communications, Public Relations and CSR, Corby Spirit and Wine, Email: [email protected], Telephone: (416) 479-2492