Encore! Corby repeats as a Great Place to Work®

For the second year in a row, Corby named one of the "Best Workplaces in 
TORONTO, April 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Corby Distilleries is being recognized as one 
of this year's Best Workplaces in Canada. This list, and related stories, 
appears in a special national report published in today's edition of the Globe 
and Mail. 
Corby is committed to building a company of leaders, and to providing a work 
environment where employees are challenged, encouraged and given the support 
they need to do their best and to become their best. We know that 
organizations that can create sustainable engagement are the most successful 
financially, and in a highly competitive industry, our employees give us an 
edge that's hard to match. 
Over the course of 2012, we strengthened our focus on improving employee 
engagement. Our efforts were rewarded with a substantial improvement in all 
five trust-building dimensions measured by the survey - credibility, respect, 
fairness, pride, and camaraderie - with the highest score going to "pride". 
There was also a 10% increase in the number of employees who agreed that Corby 
is a Great Place to Work(®). 
"Naturally, we're delighted to be identified as one of the best workplaces in 
Canada, especially for two years running," says Patrick O'Driscoll, President 
and Chief Executive Officer of Corby Distilleries. "It is a tremendous 
achievement for our company that is also going to motivate us to do more. 
We're an organization that thrives on challenge, and once we've made a list 
our next goal is to make it to the top." 
This list of "Best Workplaces in Canada" is compiled by Great Place to 
Work(®) Institute Canada. The competition process is based on two criteria: 
two-thirds of the total score comes from a 58-statement survey completed by 
employees, along with their open-ended comments about their organization; the 
remaining one-third of the score comes from an in-depth review of the 
organization's culture, including an evaluation of HR policies and procedures. 
This offers a rigorous representation of the organization from an employee 
perspective, and an overall portrait of the workplace culture. Together, they 
provide crucial data relative to the five trust-building dimensions of a Great 
Place to Work(®): credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie. 
This year's list received over 300 nominations, and over 57,000 employees 
participated in the 2013 "Best Workplaces in Canada" survey. 
About Corby 
Corby Distilleries Limited is a leading Canadian marketer and distributor of 
spirits and imported wines. Corby's portfolio of owned-brands includes some of 
the most renowned brands in Canada, including Wiser's Canadian whiskies, 
Lamb's rum, Polar Ice vodka and McGuinness liqueurs. Through its affiliation 
with Pernod Ricard S.A., a global leader in the spirits and wine industry, 
Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT vodka, 
Chivas Regal, The Glenlivet and Ballantine's Scotch whiskies, Jameson Irish 
whiskey, Beefeater gin, Malibu rum, Kahlúa liqueur, Mumm champagne, and 
Jacob's Creek, Wyndham Estate, Stoneleigh, and Graffigna wines.The existing 
Voting Class A Common Shares and Non-voting Class B Common Shares of the 
Company are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols CDL.A and 
CDL.B, respectively. For further information, please visit our website: 
About Great Place to Work® Institute 
Great Place to Work(®) Institute is a global research and management 
consultancy with expertise on workplace transformation and a presence in 46 
countries worldwide. Our mission is to improve society by creating better 
workplaces. We are best-known for our global Best Workplaces Programme, which 
we produce in conjunction with prestigious media partners such as the Globe 
and Mail, the Financial Times and Fortune. With more than 5,500 organizations 
surveyed every year across the globe, the programme is the world's largest of 
its kind. We believe passionately that any company or organization can become 
a great place to work. Our mission is to help you do it. 
Contact Corby Distilleries 
Amandine Robin Manager, Communications 
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