TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Mar 18, 2013) - People Corporation (TSX VENTURE:PEO) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the launch of its Wellness Solutions division under the direction of Ms. Dana Hurst. The Company is partnering with its corporate clients to provide a suite of proprietary products, and service offerings that will help manage increasing costs of absenteeism, presenteeism, and loss of productivity. In addition, the Company''s Wellness Solutions will serve to help our clients attract, reward, and retain their employees.
Ms. Hurst, who will lead the division, holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences from the University of Western Ontario and a post-graduate Diploma in Worksite Wellness & Health Promotion from Centennial College. Prior to joining People Corporation, Ms. Hurst worked with Buffett & Company Worksite Wellness Inc. and with Sun Life Financial Inc. She has a strong passion for promoting work-site wellness and is committed to fostering healthy work environments by providing health and wellness programs and services that emphasize, encourage and support, awareness, prevention and positive health behaviours.
"People Corporation''s Wellness Solutions is just one more component of the unique value proposition offered to our clients in addition to our group benefits, group retirement, and human resource consulting advice," said Ms. Bonnie Chwartacki, Executive Vice President, "It is our goal to serve the needs of our clients and future clients by continuing to elevate the standards of our proprietary solutions, in addition to our full suite of consulting expertise."
About People Corporation
People Corporation is a national provider of group benefits, group retirement and human resource services. We have offices across Canada, each led by a team of experts and backed by the resources of a national company that is traded on the TSX-V. Our industry experts provide uniquely valuable insight while customizing our innovative suite of services to the specific needs of our clients. Whatever your sector, whatever your scale, putting our expertise and proven track record to work will make a difference to your people and your bottom line.
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