Annual awards program from The Globe and Mail celebrates professional excellence across five functional categories
TORONTO, April 26, 2021 – Sage (FTSE:SGE), the market leader in cloud business management solutions, is pleased to announce that Nancy Tichbon, EVP and Managing Director, Sage Canada, has been recognized with a 2021 Report on Business Best Executive Award. Tichbon’s contribution to operational excellence at Canada’s top technology companies is being celebrated in this annual awards program for top-achieving executives.
Established in 2020, the Report on Business Best Executive Awards is produced annually by the Report on Business editorial team to recognize the achievements of Canada’s top 50 leading executives: non-CEO leaders across industries and sectors at the SVP, EVP and C-Suite levels. The 2021 awards program highlights professional excellence across five functional categories - Finance, Human Resources, Operations, Sales and Marketing and Technology. Tichbon is being recognized in the Operations category.
Tichbon joined Sage Canada in early 2020 and brings with her more than 20 years of visionary leadership. She is known for effectively driving complex operational change, exceeding sales expectations, and building customer loyalty for today’s leading organizations.
“Since joining Sage, Nancy has been an inspirational role model throughout the organization, taking the time to personally mentor and coach colleagues, and is always willing to share her personal experiences,” said Amanda Cusdin, Chief People Officer, Sage. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, Nancy has gone out of her way to support customers and colleagues. Her energy, drive, and compassion are one-of-a-kind, and she is a positive contributor to our leadership at Sage globally. We are thrilled that Nancy is being recognized with such an esteemed award from the Report on Business team and feel fortunate to have her as an integral part of Sage.”
In her role at Sage Canada, Tichbon has introduced new strategies that have significantly grown the business, while continuing to foster a strong and supportive, people-first culture. She has spearheaded successful programs which have driven record-breaking sales while championing wellness initiatives for colleague wellbeing.
Tichbon reflected: “It’s the leaders I've known over the years who have taught me what great looks like and have given me incredible opportunities to grow and succeed. This award is dedicated to all the brilliant people I have worked with who have helped me build a career that I am proud of.”
In addition to the Report on Business Best Executive Award, Tichbon’s team at Sage Canada was recognized by Glassdoor in January 2021 with an ‘Employee’s Choice Award.’ The company was also listed as a “Top 10 Best Place to Work” for 2021 and ranked #6 in the top 25 large organizations in Canada, with a Glassdoor rating of 4.3 (out of 5).
To learn more about the Best Executive Awards program and to see this year’s winners, please visit www.tgam.ca/BestExec.