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[Winnipeg, MB – October 15, 2014] In its 21st year honoring entrepreneurship and innovation in Canada, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year winners for the Prairie region will be announced next week. People First HR Services, a People Corporation company, is thrilled that Laurie Goldberg, Chairman and CEO of People Corporation has been nominated and is one of only three finalists from Manitoba this year.
Laurie has become a finalist as a result of his vision and execution in building an innovative HR, benefit and group retirement company, recognized as an industry leader across Canada.
“As the President of People First, I am proud to be part of this great HR story and to be able to leverage the knowledge and resources of the entire firm to the benefit or our clients, “says Debra Jonasson-Young.
The Prairie winners will be announced by Ernst and Young Awards in Calgary on October 16, 2014.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
About People First HR Services
People First HR Services is one of the largest HR Consulting, Recruitment & Executive Search, and Career Management firms in Manitoba. Founded in 2000 in Winnipeg, People First`s vision is to be the most trusted provider of people solutions to Canadian business. We contribute substantially to the success of our clients by working with them to: recruit top talent; discover the full potential of each of their employees; and realize the collective strength of a highly-engaged workforce.
In March 2009, People First joined with People Corporation (TSX VENTURE: PEO), a national provider of group benefits, group retirement and human resource services headquartered in Winnipeg. With offices across Canada, People Corporation is a leading consolidator of independent employee benefits, pension and consulting practices in Canada.