Ottawa, Canada, November 9, 2017 – 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.