Akran Marketing President & CEO Among Finalists for RBC Top 25 Immigrants in Canada Honour

Top Quote Raman Agarwal, President and CEO of Akran Marketing, has been chosen as a finalist for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award for 2015. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) March 20, 2015 - Akran Marketing announced today its President & CEO Raman Agarwal has been chosen as a finalist for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award for 2015.

    The annual awards, given out since 2009 by Canadian Immigrant Magazine in partnership with RBC Royal Bank, is the first Canadian national awards program to recognize immigrants' achievements from all walks of life.

    Agarwal, who was born in India and arrived in Canada in 1980, was chosen as one of 75 finalists from more than 600 nominees by a panel of judges consisting of Canadian Immigrant Magazine editorial staff, and immigrant and ethnic community leaders.

    The top 25 will be determined through online voting up until May 15th at: http://canadianimmigrant.ca/canadas-top-25-immigrants/vote - and winners will be announced in June.

    "The inspired stories of my fellow finalists are what make up the fabric of this great country, and I am truly humbled to be honoured alongside them," says Agarwal. "We are all proud Canadians who are grateful for the opportunities we've had to live our lives in a free, democratic society that celebrates diversity."

    Past RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant award winners include former Governors General Adrienne Clarkson and Michaelle Jean; filmmaker Deepa Mehta; the CBC's Ian Hanomansing; NBA All-Star and philanthropist Steve Nash; and CBC's well-known Dragons' Den Star Arlene Dickson.

    Akran Marketing is a promotional product, advertising and branding company with offices throughout North America. Akran's operations encompass product manufacturing, acquisition and imprinting combined with warehousing, inventory management, order fulfillment and distribution. Akran works with clients to supply promotional products and set up sales channels, corporate sponsorships, themes, awards programs and branding campaigns. In addition, the company provides full eCommerce assets, management and technical support for clients requiring their own online branding and distribution channels. The company has been honoured with the Better Business Bureau's "Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics", the Chamber of Commerce "Business of the Year" award, and the Advertising Speciality Institute's "Best Places to work in North America" award.

    The following are trademarks or registered trademarks of Akran: Akran™, and any Akran logo referenced herein.

    Contact: David Wendt at 613-739-4000 | david.wendt ( @ ) akranmarketing dot com

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