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Axonify CEO Carol Leaman Wins Canadian HR Champion (CEO) In The 2018 Canadian HR Awards

Posted on: October 9, 2018

WATERLOO, ON – (October 1, 2018) – Axonify, the world’s leading corporate microlearning platform, announced today that CEO Carol Leaman has been selected as the Canadian HR Champion (CEO) in the 5th annual Canadian HR Awards. Leaman was honored for outstanding achievements and contribution to the HR sector and for championing HR best practices.

More than 700 attendees celebrated the winners, who were selected by a judging panel following nominations from the readers of HRD Canada. The publication’s readers voted to select finalists in 25 categories – chosen for outstanding people practices, HR programs and innovations.

“It is an honor to be recognized by the Canadian HR Awards among a list of talented professionals who have made some remarkable contributions to the HR industry,” said Leaman. “Axonify looks forward to continuing its mission to deliver the very best in employee learning to organizations so that they can ingrain knowledge, change employee behavior and measure specific business results.”

Leaman and fellow Canadian HR Awards finalist David Ossip, CEO of Ceridian, were recently highlighted on Constellation’s Research DisrupTV discussing the future of employee engagement, learning and enterprise acceleration.

Celebrating additional accolades, Axonify was recently named one of the Best Workplaces™ in Technology for 2018 by Great Place to Work Institute Canada. Axonify was also the recipient of two Brandon Hall Excellence in Human Capital Management Awards for their achievements in client excellence.

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About Axonify

Axonify is the only microlearning platform trusted by global business leaders to drive performance. With a proven approach that’s based in brain science, and uses adaptive microlearning and gamification to make employee learning effective and engaging, our platform ingrains knowledge deep enough to change employee behavior at work. With more than 150 Fortune 5000 customers in 95 countries around the world, including Walmart, Bloomingdale’s, and John Hancock, Axonify makes learning personal to the individual, and impactful for the business. Founded in 2011, Axonify is headquartered in Waterloo, ON Canada. For more information, please visit

About Canadian HR Awards:

The Canadian HR Awards is one of a series of international HR events. The event is held annually in Toronto and brings together industry leaders to celebrate excellence in the HR industry and is designed to recognize individuals, teams and companies for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the field.

About Human Resources Director (HRD):

Human Resources Director (HRD) is published in multiple editions in Canada, Australia, USA, Asia and New Zealand. The Canadian print edition is published quarterly, with a readership of 1,800. The print edition is supported by HRD Online, an online industry hub offering in-depth features, analysis of current HR issues, case studies and e-newsletters sent daily to 24,000 readers and subscribers across Canada. Content goes beyond industry standard, offering highly engaging, timely, relevant, innovative and entertaining articles. HRD has positioned itself as the magazine of choice for the country’s most influential HR decision makers.