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Boa-Franc named 2017 Best Small and Medium Employer in Canada, Gold Level

Saint-Georges, November 10, 2016 – Boa-Franc, manufacturer of the Mirage hardwood flooring brand, is proud
to be named for the second consecutive year among the Best Employers in Canada for 2017 according to a
survey by Aon in Canada. This survey of 300 organizations publicly recognizes employers that have established
outstanding work environments.


Boa-Franc owes its Gold Level ranking in large part to its efforts with respect to engagement, leadership,
performance culture, and employer brand.


Boa-Franc president Pierre Thabet sees this recognition as significant. “Working for a company named Best
Employer by its workforce for the second year in a row is extremely motivating and gratifying for our 330
employees,” he said. “I’m so proud of the entire Boa-Franc team—a passionate, talented team with the Spirit that
drives us every day to excel. That’s what makes Boa-Franc different from other companies. I want to thank all our
employees!”


From a human resources perspective, the benefits of this distinction are many. “For the second consecutive year,
employees of all levels at Boa-Franc have expressed their appreciation of the company,” said Nicolas Jean,
human resources manager at Boa-Franc. “We are delighted with the results, which also point out areas we should
focus to become even better. It’s right in line with the continuous improvement culture that’s been a part of Boa-
Franc’s DNA for over 30 years.”


The Saint-Georges company behind the Mirage brand, which is distributed in both Canada and the United States,
has earned 30 distinctions for quality and organizational excellence, including 1st Best Employer in Quebec in
2005, 4th Best Employer in Canada in 2007, and Best Employer in Canada, Gold Level in 2016.


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About Boa-Franc
Headquartered in Saint-Georges, Quebec, Boa-Franc has been a leader in the manufacturing of superior quality
hardwood flooring since 1983. The company, which is ISO 9001–certified and dedicated to the environment, is
committed to creating top quality products and supporting the sustainable development of the world’s forests
and raw materials.

 

About Aon Hewitt
Aon Hewitt empowers organizations and individuals to secure a better future through innovative talent, retirement,
and health solutions. We advise, design, and execute a wide range of solutions that enable clients to cultivate
talent to drive organizational and personal performance and growth, navigate retirement risk while providing new
levels of financial security, and redefine health solutions for greater choice, affordability, and wellness. Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human resource solutions, with over 30,000 professionals in 90 countries serving more than 20,000 clients worldwide. For more information on Aon Hewitt, please visit www.aonhewitt.com.

For more information, contact:
Anne-Marie Quirion
Marketing Communications Manager
Boa-Franc/Mirage
Tel.: 418-227-1182, ext. 2304

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becomes

Foxwood Flooring will be transitioning with our sister brand Mirage Hardwood Floors.

You will be able to add to your existing Foxwood floor, or choose from the much expanded Mirage Hardwood Floors collection.

Rest assured that you will continue to have the same quality and service that the Foxwood brand was known for.