Saskatoon Business Woman Melanie Wildman Wins Bronze - 11th Annual Stevie® Awards

Stevie Award Winners Announced in New York on November 14

SASKATOON, Nov. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Melanie Wildman, President & CEO of WLF Medical and reigning Mrs. Canada, has won a bronze award in the Female Executive of the Year – Consumer Products (11 to 2,500 Employees) category in the 11th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business.

Award winners were announced during a gala event in New York City on Friday, November 14. WLF Medical's Chief Financial Officer Blair Enright and Chief Marketing Officer Laura Weatherbie accepted the prize on Melanie's behalf. Melanie is currently representing Canada at the Mrs. World competition 2014 in Maryland.

WLF Medical is headquartered in Saskatoon.

Melanie started WLF Medical, Canada's only bariatric Center of Excellence, after having the procedure in April 2009, and losing over 100 pounds. Since then the company has grown across Canada and is now country's largest private bariatric program.

"It's incredible what you can achieve when you have the tools to succeed," Melanie said. "Winning the Stevie Award is a privilege, but it's also due to all the hard work my team at WLF Medical puts in."

WLF Medical has changed thousands of lives across Canada with a comprehensive support and follow up program.

More than 1,200 entries were submitted to the Stevie Awards this year for consideration in more than 90 categories.

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at

About WLF Medical
WLF Medical, along with our state-of-the-art hospital is one of only 18 hospitals designated by the U.S. Surgical Review Corporation as an International Center of Excellence. As one of the top hospitals in the world, we are committed to the comprehensive and ongoing treatment of obesity, from exceptional surgical care to ongoing follow-up and support.

WLF is Canada's only International Bariatric Center of Excellence with offices in Saskatoon, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, and Fort St. John.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

SOURCE: Wlf Medical

For further information: Media Contact: Melanie Wildman, WLF Medical,, (902) 892-3128, Head Office: (306) 665-8891


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