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Finning Champions Great Canadian Sales Competition Winner

EDMONTON, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Finning Canada, a subsidiary of Finning International Inc. (TSX:FTT.TO - News), had a strong showing at the Great Canadian Sales Competition with their candidate, Martina Carstairs, taking home the title of top junior sales person in Canada. Placing first in a competition that draws 4,000 competitors from 82 post-secondary institutes from across Canada is no small feat.

(l to r) Tony de Sousa, VP Core Operations, Irene Posyluzny, VP Human Resources, Miles Creighton, Sales Training Manager, Martina Carstairs, GCSC winner, John Perry, Recruitment Team Lead & Bruce Anthony, Program Head Marketing Management – Professional Sales for BCIT School of Business. (CNW Group/Finning Canada)

The Great Canadian Sales Competition is Canada's largest student competition, designed to encourage corporations to get involved by taking part in the process of coaching candidates, partaking in regional competitions and eventually narrowing down the field to their number one choice to compete against the best of the best from across Canada at the finals in Toronto, April 4.

Martina Carstairs, is a student in the Professional Sales Diploma program at BCIT in Burnaby, B.C. and will graduate this spring. Finning is extremely impressed with Martina's performance and her win at the Great Canadian Sales Competition.

"Finning is so proud to be involved in this competition and to be able to support the sales force of the future," says Irene Posyluzny, VP Human Resources, Finning Canada, "And what a thrill for our candidate to win the Great Canadian Sales Competition. Congratulations Martina you should be proud of your achievement, you did an incredible job and are very deserving of the title of top junior sales person in Canada."

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About Finning Canada
Finning Canada is a division of Finning International Inc., the world's largest Cat® equipment dealer. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Finning Canada sells, rents and provides customer support services for Cat equipment and engines in British Columbia, Yukon, Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories and a portion of Nunavut. They serve a diverse range of industrial markets, including mining, forestry, construction, pipeline/oil field construction, agriculture, government sector, marine, transportation, fisheries, and the commercial transport industry. For more information visit our website at

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