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Corby Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers for the Third Consecutive Year

TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd. is proud to announce that for the third year in a row, it has been recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers of 2017. This annual competition recognizes employers in the Greater Toronto Area who offer exceptional workplaces for their employees. The complete list of 2017 winners appears in Canada's Top 100 online magazine, and in today's edition of The Globe and Mail.

This award follows Corby's recent recognition as a Great Place to Work in Canada, a distinguished title it has secured for the last five years. These achievements demonstrate Corby's commitment to developing talent and improving culture in order to create a workplace that all employees can take pride in.

Organizations entered in the competition are evaluated based on the following criteria: Physical Workplace, Work Atmosphere & Social, Health, Financial & Family Benefits, Vacation & Time Off, Employee Communications, Performance Management, Training & Skills Development and Community Involvement.

"It's exciting to be selected on this list of top companies once again, as it is a tribute to the dedication and passion of our talented employees," says Paul Holub, VP Human Resources. "We are incredibly proud to create an environment that provides opportunities and resources for employees to be successful. This award signifies our commitment to listening to their feedback on how we can continuously improve our workplace."

Headquartered in the heart of downtown Toronto, the growth and success of Corby Spirit and Wine has been made possible by the talent, creativity and passion of its employees for more than 150 years. Along with its Windsor-based sister company Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd., Corby provides employment for nearly 450 individuals across the nation and continues to be committed to providing a work environment that enables employees to reach their full potential.

About Corby
Corby Spirit and Wine Limited is a leading Canadian marketer and distributor of spirits and imported wines. Corby's portfolio of owned-brands includes some of the most renowned brands in Canada, including J.P. Wiser's®, Lot No. 40®, Pike Creek®, and Gooderham & Worts® Canadian whiskies as well as Lamb's® rum, Polar Ice® vodka, McGuinness® liqueurs, and the recently acquired Ungava® gin. Through its affiliation with Pernod Ricard S.A., a global leader in the spirits and wine industry, Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT® vodka, Chivas Regal® and The Glenlivet® Scotch whiskies, Jameson® Irish whiskey, Beefeater® gin, Malibu® rum, Kahlúa® liqueur, Mumm® champagne, and Jacob's Creek®, Stoneleigh®, Campo Viejo®, and Kenwood® wines. In 2016, Corby was named one of the 50 Best Workplaces in Canada by The Great Place to Work® Institute Canada for the fifth consecutive year, and was also listed among Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers for the third time. Corby is a publicly traded company based in Toronto, Ontario, and listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbols CSW.A and CSW.B. For further information, please visit our website or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter (@CorbySW), and Instagram (@CorbySW).