OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - May 02, 2016) - Eagle Professional Resources (Eagle), Canada's premier professional staffing agency, announced today that Janis Grantham has been appointed CEO effective immediately. Grantham, formerly Eagle's President and COO, has been with the company since it was founded in 1996. Prior to joining Eagle, Grantham held senior roles in a large system integration company. She holds an MBA from Queens and an ICD.D designation.
Grantham has been widely recognized in the staffing industry throughout North America and internationally. In the Fall of 2015, she was named on the first ever Global 100 which recognizes one hundred women in staffing around the world. This year, she was named on the Staffing 100 List which recognizes one hundred of the most influential people in staffing.
"We have a great team, a great company and are well positioned for growth," said Grantham. "The opportunity to lead that growth is a challenge that excites me."
Janis Grantham also holds an impressive record of achievements. She has been named in the PROFIT/Chatelaine W100 as one of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs, where she has been listed for the past 14 years; one of Canada's Top 100 Powerful Women by the Women's Executive Network; and, Business Woman of the Year in the Consumer's Choice Awards.
Grantham replaces Kevin Dee, Eagle's founding CEO who has been in the role for almost twenty years. He will remain with the company as Chairman of the Board and in an advisory role.
Founded in 1996, Eagle is one Canada's largest and most successful professional staffing companies. A Canadian-owned company with ten (10) offices from coast-to-coast, Eagle specializes in sourcing technology, finance and accounting, and management consulting professionals for contract and full-time positions. Eagle is one of the Best Workplaces in Canada, was named one of Canada's Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures in 2012, is a platinum member of the Canada's Best Managed Companies (every year since 1999). The company has been ISO 9001 certified since June 2006, is a very active advocate within the Canadian staffing industry association (ACSESS & NACCB) and supports many charities.
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