Kivuto Solutions Founder Receives IMPACT Award

Ram Raju recognized for proactive support of international IT community in Ottawa

OTTAWA, March 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Ram Raju, President and CEO of Kivuto Solutions Inc., the global leader in complex digital distribution, has received the IMPACT Award from the International Talent Acquisition Centre (In-TAC), an Ottawa-based organization that connects internationally-trained IT professionals with local employers.

Raju received the award for his continuing support of In-TAC's efforts through Kivuto's proactive hiring practices. In 2012 alone, Kivuto hired 16 graduates of In-TAC's employment programs.

"It's an honor to receive this award on behalf of all of us at Kivuto," Raju said. "We are all firm believers in finding the right talent for the right job and In-TAC's programs have enabled us to find exceptional international talent right here in Ottawa. In-TAC makes it easier to find individuals with the IT skills and knowledge our business needs, and with cross-cultural expertise and language skills that will help Kivuto bridge cultural gaps and expand into global markets."

The IMPACT Award was presented at In-TAC's fourth annual "Where Business Meets Talent" Gala at the National Arts Center in Ottawa. The gala celebrated In-TAC's ongoing efforts to bring international talent to Canadian businesses. Seven individuals and businesses were honored, including employers, community collaborators, newcomers and individuals in Ottawa that have contributed to the success of In-TAC's programs through proactive hiring practices, excellent training and support, mentoring and commitment to learning. Since its inception, 250 immigrants who have made Canada their new home found work in their field of expertise through the support of In-TAC's 400 partner businesses in Ottawa, Calgary, and Vancouver.

About In-TAC
The International Talent Acquisition Centre (In-TAC) is the employer services division of the Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre (OCCSC). It provides seamless integration services that bring together internationally-trained professionals and employers through a variety of programs. In addition to its job matching service, In-TAC also offers cultural competency training - free of charge - to participating employers on how to recruit, integrate, and retain international talent into their work environments.

About Kivuto
Kivuto Solutions Inc. is the global leader in solving complex digital distribution challenges. Over 60,000 academic institutions and departments trust Kivuto to manage and distribute software to their students, faculty and staff. The company distributes software in 195 countries and supports 11 languages.

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SOURCE: Kivuto Solutions Inc.

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