OTTAWA, Nov. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Kinaxis® (TSX:KXS) was recognized for its ability to create a competitive advantage in a high-growth market with a prestigious Leadership Award, as part of the 20th annual Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ Awards Program.
Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Leadership Award winners are selected by a judging panel based on four key criteria: competitive advantage; growth and market attractiveness; management effectiveness and organization; and financial performance. Leadership Award winners demonstrate innovation, leadership and dominate in their sector to be join the ranks of other Canadian global leaders.
Kinaxis CEO John Sicard, credits RapidResponse®, a leading cloud-based supply chain management solution based on concurrent planning with the company's ability to rise to a leadership position in their segment. Sicard said, "We're honoured to have been recognized by Deloitte as a leader in supply chain planning solutions. It is a testament to the talented team at Kinaxis that rally around our unifying purpose; revolutionizing planning by leveraging the strength of our Canadian made technology for the largest and most complex manufacturers in the world."
"Technology Fast 50 Leadership Awards winners achieve world-class results. They help shape and transform the Canadian technology sector," said Erica Pretorius, Partner and National Leader for the Technology Fast 50™ program at Deloitte Canada. "Their passion, integrity and vision define the unique strengths of Canadian innovation."
To qualify for the Leadership Award, candidates must be headquartered in Canada and devote a significant portion of their operating revenues to creating proprietary technology or intellectual property.
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program is Canada's pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features three distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50 Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50 candidate) and the Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership and innovation within the industry.) Program sponsors include Deloitte, Aequitas NEO Exchange, Bank of Montreal, Bennett Jones, CBRE, OMERS Ventures and Wellington Financial. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.
About Kinaxis Inc.
Offering the industry's only concurrent planning solution, Kinaxis helps organizations around the world revolutionize their supply chain planning. Kinaxis RapidResponse, our cloud-based supply chain management software, connects your data, processes and people into a single harmonious environment. With a consolidated view of the entire supply chain, you can plan expected performance, monitor progress and respond to disconnects when reality hits. RapidResponse lets you know sooner and act faster, leading to reduced decision latency, and improved operational and financial performance. We can prove it. From implementation to expansion, we help our customers with every step of their supply chain journey.
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For further information: Media Relations: Mike McAllister, Kinaxis, Tel: (613) 592-5780 ext. 5628, [email protected]; Investor Relations: Rob Kelly, LodeRock Advisors Inc., (416) 992-4539, [email protected]