GuestLogix, Inc., the leading global provider of onboard retail and payment technology solutions to airlines and the passenger travel industry, today announced that it made the 24th annual PROFIT 200 ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine. In addition, when compared to other publicly traded technology companies that appeared on the list, GuestLogix was the 5th fastest growing1.
"We are excited to, yet again, be ranked as one of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine," said Tom Douramakos, President and CEO of GuestLogix. "Our progress over the past five years is a result of our continued success in fulfilling an increasing need in the global airline industry for advanced onboard retailing technology solutions. Currently, we have a 90% market share in North America and a 40% market share worldwide. We are committed to the further expansion of our customer base as we continue to bring best-in-class onboard retail and payment technology to the passenger travel industry."
Ranking Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 200 profiles the country's most successful growth companies. Published in the Summer issue of PROFIT and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 200 is Canada's largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement.
"The PROFIT 200 companies are an inspiration to Canadian entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs," said Ian Portsmouth, Editor-in-Chief of PROFIT Magazine. "PROFIT is proud to celebrate the success of these businesspeople, who, despite a challenging economy, have achieved outstanding success in a wide variety of fields."
Founded in 2002 by Tom Douramakos and Brett Proud, along with a core team of product and software developers, GuestLogix has experienced rapid expansion both within Canada and across the globe. The Company has solidified itself as the leading provider of onboard retail solutions to the global passenger travel industry based on its founding principle of technology innovation."
1. Cantech Letter, June 4, 2012
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GuestLogix, Inc. (GXI: TSX), the leading global provider of onboard store technology and merchandising solutions, helps airlines and other travel operators create, manage, and control onboard retail environments tailored to their needs and their passengers. GuestLogix (guestlogix.com) brings a decade of expertise as a trusted onboard transaction processing partner to airlines around the world. The Company's global headquarters and centre for product innovation is located in Toronto, Canada with regional head offices located in Dallas, Texas (serving Americas) London, UK (serving EMEA), and Hong Kong (serving Asia Pacific). A sales and support office is located in Singapore. Logistics centres are situated in Toronto, Dallas, London and Seoul with a software development centre located in India.
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