OTTAWA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Ottawa Senators are pleased to announce that the team has partnered with Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX: KXS), the authority on agility for decision making with confidence for supply chains in an unpredictable world. Based in Kanata, Kinaxis is a global technology leader in supply chain management software. Their logo will appear on the Senators white road helmet for the next three seasons through the 2024-25 campaign.
“This dynamic agreement with Kinaxis is important on many levels as we embark on an exciting new season,” said Anthony LeBlanc, president of Senators business operations. “This represents an exciting new partnership with a local success story operating on a global stage. We share common philosophies of partnering for success, investing in our community, and positive employee engagement and look forward to working with Kinaxis for many years to come.
“On behalf of the hundreds of Ottawa-based employees, it’s a privilege to partner with such a great team,” said John Sicard, CEO of Kinaxis. “Like the Senators, Kinaxis has a long history with Ottawa and we are honored to support the community where many of our employees live and work. Being deeply embedded in the region, Kinaxis is committed to engaging and giving back through partnerships that generate community pride.
The Kinaxis logo will be displayed on Senators helmets for the first time on Thursday, Oct. 13, when Ottawa travel to Buffalo to face the Sabers in Game 1 of the 2022-23 National Hockey League regular season for both sides. teams.
Kinaxis was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2022 and recently opened a 160,000 square foot corporate headquarters on Palladium Drive in Kanata, just steps from the Canadian Tire Centre, home of the Senators.
Hundreds of leading manufacturers worldwide in aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer products, retail, high tech and electronics, industry, life sciences and pharmaceuticals trust Kinaxis as a valued supply chain partner, including Lockheed Martin, Ford, Unilever, Cisco and Merck.
This sponsorship represents Kinaxis’ first in the field of professional sports. About one-third of Kinaxis’ 1,600 employees are based in the Ottawa area.
About Kinaxis Inc.
Daily volatility and uncertainty demand quick action. Kinaxis® provides the agility to make fast and confident decisions across integrated business planning and digital supply chain. People can plan better, live better, and change the world. Trusted by innovative brands, we combine human intelligence with AI and concurrent planning to help businesses plan for the future, monitor risk and opportunity, and respond to the pace of change. Powered by an extensible cloud-based platform, Kinaxis delivers industry-proven applications so everyone can know earlier, act faster, and eliminate waste. For more information on Kinaxis, visit Kinaxis.com or follow us on LinkedIn Where Twitter.
About the Ottawa Senators:
One of seven NHL franchises based in Canada, the Ottawa Senators returned to the league in 1992 after a 58-year absence. Ottawa won 11 Stanley Cups during its initial reign from 1903 to 1934. Today’s Senators won four Northeast Division titles and a Presidents’ Trophy in 2002-03. Since 1992, the Senators, along with its foundation, alumni, partners and supporters, have contributed more than $100 million to community initiatives in the National Capital Region. For more information, visit www.ottawasenators.com.
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