Halogen Software’s Business Leadership Recognized with Three Best Ottawa Business Awards

Ottawa business community honours Halogen Software for its innovation, leadership, growth, and commitment to customers, community and employees

Ottawa, ON — November 1, 2013 — Halogen Software (TSX: HGN), a leading provider of cloud based talent management solutions, has been named the recipient of three Best Ottawa Business awards (BOBs): Company of the Year, Financial Deal of the Year and CEO of the Year, recognizing the leadership of Halogen CEO, Paul Loucks. This is the second time in consecutive years that Halogen has been recognized as Company of the Year, marking a first in the history of the awards.

A special selection committee from the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce, The Ottawa Business Journal (OBJ), and The University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management has honored Halogen with this recognition.

“We selected Halogen to receive these prestigious awards because the company is a tremendous Ottawa success story,” said Michael Curran, Publisher, OBJ and member of the BOBs award selection committee. “Halogen has all the hallmarks of great business leadership: financial growth fueled by customer success and product innovation; an executive commitment to employee development and top talent; and a company-wide focus on sharing its success with the communities in which its employees live and work. Congratulations to the Halogen team on these distinct honours.”

Halogen will receive these awards at a special BOBs gala on Thursday, November 21 at the Ottawa Convention Centre.

“We’re delighted with this recognition from the Ottawa business community and I consider each of these awards a team win,” said Paul Loucks, President and CEO, Halogen Software. “Halogen continues to earn the respect and recognition of our community as a great organization, because of the tremendous effort and brilliant culture of the entire team. I am incredibly proud to lead such a fantastic team.”

Formerly known as the Ottawa Business Achievement Awards, the BOBs recognize innovative companies and leaders that demonstrate great customer service and corporate social responsibility standards in the Ottawa area. For more information on the BOBs gala, visithttp://bestottawabusiness.ca/.

About Halogen Software
Halogen Software (TSX: HGN) offers an organically built cloud-based talent management suite that reinforces and drives higher employee performance across all talent programs — whether that is recruiting, performance management, learning and development, succession planning or compensation. With over 1,750 customers worldwide, Halogen Software has been recognized as a market leader by major business analysts and has garnered the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry. Halogen Software’s powerful, yet simple-to-use solutions, which also include industry-vertical editions, are used by organizations that want to build a world-class workforce that is aligned, inspired and focused on delivering exceptional results. For more information, visit:http://www.halogensoftware.com. Subscribe to Halogen Software's Exploring Talent Management blog: http://blog.halogensoftware.com/ or follow Halogen Software on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HalogenSoftware.

Contact information:
Melany Gallant
Manager, Public Relations
Halogen Software
613-270-1011 x 4338