Business Wire and BioTalent Canada Announce Exclusive Partnership


16 January 2016 – TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Business Wire has announced an exclusive partnership with BioTalent Canada, a national non-profit organization serving the human resource needs of Canada’s bio-economy.

The partnership is designed to provide BioTalent Canada’s Partnership Plus Program added value by aligning with Business Wire, the global leader in press release distribution in order to amplify its news to bio-economy audiences throughout Canada and beyond.

“Broadcasting investment news, hiring strategies and executive appointments are key elements of branding for any strategic HR program,” said Rob Henderson, President and CEO of BioTalent Canada. “Our partnership with Business Wire will allow our stakeholders and partners to tell their stories using Business Wire’s state of the art communications technology.”

“The biotechnology industry is a significant contributor to Canada’s economy and Business Wire is pleased to help this sector increase its media visibility,” said Michael Becker, Executive Vice President, International Business Strategy at Business Wire.

The agreement also provides BioTalent Canada’s partners access to special pricing packages on press release distribution services and places bio-economy news released by Business Wire exclusively on BioTalent Canada’s website. “Business Wire possesses strong global relationships within the biotechnology community and this partnership is a great opportunity to participate actively in Canada’s bio-economy. BioTalent Canada provides an incredible service and we are proud to distribute their news and the news of its partners over our network,” added Becker.

About BioTalent Canada
BioTalent Canada is the HR partner of Canada’s bio-economy. As an HR expert and national non-profit organization, BioTalent Canada focuses on building partnerships and skills for Canada’s bio-economy to ensure the industry has access to job-ready people. Through projects, research, and product development, BioTalent Canada connects employers with job seekers, delivers human resource information, and skills development tools so the industry can focus on strengthening Canada’s biotech business. For more information, please visit

About Business Wire
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations, public relations, public policy and marketing professionals rely on Business Wire to accurately distribute market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and IR websites, build content marketing platforms, generate social engagements and provide audience analysis that improves interaction with specified target markets. Founded in 1961, Business Wire is a trusted source for news organizations, journalists, investment professionals and regulatory authorities, delivering news directly into editorial systems and leading online news sources via its multi-patented simultaneous NX Network. Business Wire has 32 offices worldwide to securely meet the varying needs of communications professionals and news consumers. Business Wire provides full compliance with the regulations governing timely disclosure of material news for all stock exchanges and securities commissions in Canada.

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