Annual Award Recognizes Kinaxis as an Exceptional Place to Work

Ottawa, Canada, October 21, 2009 – Kinaxis™, provider of the on-demand supply chain management service, RapidResponse™ has been selected by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers as a National Capital Region's Top Employer. This special designation recognizes those Ottawa-area employers that offer an exceptional place to work. This year's winners were announced by the Ottawa Citizen - the largest newspaper in the National Capital Region - in a special editorial supplement published today.

Now entering its fifth year, the National Capital Region's Top Employers is an annual competition where winners are selected based upon a detailed review of their operations and HR practices. The winning companies were compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.

The selection criteria were based upon several factors, including:

- Company workplace and social environment
- Health, financial and family benefits
- Employee communications
- Performance management
- Training and skills development
- Community involvement

According to Megan Paterson, director of human resources at Kinaxis, “This appointment is a testament to the talent and commitment of the individuals that make up this organization. It has always been a priority for the company to foster a positive corporate culture and sense of community. Our desire to invest in each individual at Kinaxis has enabled us to recruit and retain some of the most talented individuals in the supply chain industry. We are truly delighted to receive this prestigious endorsement and third-party validation of our efforts.”

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About Kinaxis

Kinaxis™ helps manufacturers manage increasing business complexity and achieve operations performance breakthroughs with its proven solution for demand and supply chain planning, monitoring and response. Kinaxis RapidResponse is an on-demand service that enables collective risk tradeoff and response to change by empowering front-line decision makers with integrated tools for supply chain visibility, demand management, supply management, sales and operations planning (S&OP) and supply chain risk management. Global leaders such as Casio, Jabil, Qualcomm, and Raytheon are delivering superior customer service and gaining competitive market advantage with RapidResponse. For more information visit, or the Kinaxis blog at


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