APTN DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES SECOND PERSON IN THE WORLD TO RECEIVE INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION FOR MENTORING
December 11, 2013, Winnipeg, Manitoba – Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) wishes to recognize and congratulate APTN Director of Human Resources, John Stott on attaining his Certified Mentor Practitioner (CMP) - International Certification for Mentoring designation. Stott is only the second person in the world to achieve this designation.
Mr. Stott has been with APTN for three years and is well known within the human resources community as a leader with strong business acumen. He is an experienced mentor who focuses on building high performance and values based teams. He is a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) and an active member of the Human Resource Management Association of Manitoba (HRMAM). John is a mentor with the HRMAM Human Resources Mentoring program and actively mentors HR professionals both within and outside of APTN.
"On behalf of APTN Board of Directors, management and staff at APTN, I would like to extend our sincere congratulations to John on successfully acquiring this prestigious designation,” said Jean La Rose, APTN Chief Executive Officer. "We have long known the talent and expertise that John brings to the HR industry and more particularly to APTN. We are fortunate to have someone with his skills and knowledge leading our HR department and who is so passionate in ensuring the future leaders are prepared.”
John was presented with his certification and pin by Doug Lawrence, President of TalentC – Peoples Services Inc. on December 5, 2013 at APTN headquarters in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
ABOUT APTN: September 1, 2013, marked the 14-year anniversary of the launch of the first national Aboriginal television network in the world with programming by, for and about Aboriginal Peoples to share with all Canadians and viewers around the world. APTN is available in approximately 10 million Canadian households and commercial establishments with cable, direct-to-home satellite, telco-delivered and fixed wireless television service providers. The network launched its high definition channel, APTN HD, in the spring of 2008. APTN does not receive government funding for operations but generates revenue through subscriber fees, advertising sales and strategic partnerships. APTN broadcasts programming with 56% offered in English, 16% in French and 28% in Aboriginal languages. For program schedule or for more information, please contact APTN at (204) 947-9331 or toll-free at 1-888-278-8862, or visit the website at www.aptn.ca
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