Corporate Express Canada Named One of the 50 Best Employers in Canada

    Corporate Express Receives Prestigious Designation from The Globe and
    Mail and La Presse

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 21 /CNW/ - Corporate Express Canada, Inc., a wholly
owned subsidiary of Corporate Express NV, announced today that Canada's Globe
and Mail and La Presse newspapers, have named Corporate Express one of the "50
Best Employers in Canada" based on their annual employee survey conducted in
partnership with Hewitt Associates.
    Corporate Express is one of the world's largest business-to-business
suppliers of essential office, facilities, furniture and computer products and
    Corporate Express Canada is pleased to announce that once again it has
been recognized as one of the top 50 best employers to work for in Canada.
    "This tremendous achievement is an acknowledgement of the efforts,
commitment and hard work of all our employees. In the month of January we will
take time to celebrate our culture and people. That being said we will not
take this prestigious award for granted for we know that our work is never
done. We are committed to meeting and exceeding the expectations of our
employee and remaining a top employer," said Donna Pascal, Vice President
Human Resources.
    "The Hearts and Minds of our workforce is our competitive advantage. This
prestigious recognition reinforces our belief that engaged employees lead to
delighted customers which in turn improves our bottom line," said Michael
Zahra, President Corporate Express Canada.

    About Corporate Express Canada

    Corporate Express Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Corporate
Express NV, one of the world's largest business-to-business suppliers of
office, facility and computer products and services. Corporate Express
Canada's product offering includes office and computer supplies, imaging and
computer graphics supplies, office furniture, document and print management,
promotional products, facilities supplies and other similar products.
Corporate Express Canada has operations in 23 facilities, including 10
distribution centers located in Calgary, Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta;
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; Boucherville, Quebec; St. John's, Newfoundland;
Vancouver, British Columbia; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Kitchener, Ontario; Sudbury
Ontario and Mississauga, Ontario. Corporate Express Canada employs over 1,500
people, approximately 400 sales and customer care representatives and owns
over 110 delivery vehicles. The Company's Web site address is

    About Corporate Express

    Corporate Express provides customers with a single source of business
products and services, so that they can focus their resources, energy and time
on their core business. Corporate Express helps organizations to save time and
maximize their productivity.
    Headquartered in the Netherlands, Corporate Express NV generated 2006
annual sales of EUR 6.3 billion. The Company has a widespread global
distribution network spanning North America, Europe and Australia, has close
to 19,000 employees, and operations in 20 countries. Corporate Express NV is
listed on Euronext Amsterdam (Euronext: CXP) and in New York (NYSE:   CXP). For
more information, please visit

For further information:

For further information: Donna Pascal, Vice President Human Resources,
Corporate Express Canada, Email:, Phone: (905) 696-4284

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