October 2018, Sofia – For the second year in a row, Ivaylo Slavov, CEO of BULPROS, has been named as one of Bulgaria's Top 10 Managers by the renowned Manager magazine. The prestigious contest “Manager of the Year” takes place for the 11th consecutive year and is organized in partnership with Deloitte Bulgaria. The 10 shortlisted finalist were announced on 22nd October 2018 at the Sofia National Opera and Ballet, and the winner will be officially announced at the award ceremony on 12th November.
"This year companies significantly increase their investments in the sphere of corporate social responsibility and particularly in educational and environmental initiatives.”, pointed out Silvia Peneva, Managing Partner at Deloitte Bulgaria. BULPROS supports a variety of activities in these areas, such as ISO 14001 certification, internships, collaboration with different educational institutions, etc.
“I am very happy to be in the top 10 shortlist for a second year in a row, since this is a clear indication that the company benefits from a sustainable growth and development. This has been another successful year for us – most of the companies are digitalizing their business, and we support them in their successful digital journey. We plan to continue our successful development by diversifying markets. In 2018 we succeeded in expanding our operations in the US, and now we are looking for new business opportunities in Israel, South Africa, etc.”, commented Ivaylo Slavov.
In 2018 he was elected as the Chairman of the Bulgarian Outsourcing Association. In 2017, he was recognized by Deloitte and Manager Magazine as one of the top 10 managers in Bulgaria. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria.
“Manager of the Year” is an annual business competition aiming to identify and recognize the most successful managers in Bulgaria. The evaluation methodology is especially developed by the consulting company Deloitte, guaranteeing objectivity and impartiality. The assessment process goes through three stages, and the evaluation criteria include both management practices and personal leadership skills of the contestants. In the first stage, the candidates submit their documents and in the second phase, the jury has to shortlist the top 10 nominations based on financial results and good management practices. This year’s top 10 finalists were selected out of 65 candidates, all of whom are senior executives at companies from 24 different industries, most of them from the IT sector. In the third stage, the professional jury evaluates the candidates’ personal and leadership skills.
About “Manager of the Year”
"Manager of the Year” is an annual national contest for significant achievements in the sphere of management. The event is organized by the Manager business magazine in partnership with the consultancy company Deloitte Bulgaria.
BULPROS is an innovative global IT and BPO services, solutions and product provider, one of the fastest growing technology companies, recognized by the prestigious rankings of Deloitte "Technology Fast 50 in CE" and "Technology Fast 500 in Europe, Middle East, and Africa", Inc. 5000 Europe, Financial Times 1000 Europe etc.
Its offerings include Industry Digitalization, Cyber Security, Collaboration, Application Modernization, Infrastructure Transformation, Technology Services and Sales & Customer Services, with focus on Manufacturing, Professional Services, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Retail, Financial Services and Insurance.
BULPROS operates on a global scale and has more than 1200 employees, working across 18 offices, located in Europe and North America.
BULPROS has established successful customer and partner relations with Fortune 500 IT companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, IBM, Unisys, VMware, Siemens, T-Systems, SAP, Hortonworks, Oracle, Red Hat etc. BULPROS is a co-founder of the Bulgarian Outsourcing Association and a member of the American Chamber of Commerce and the German Outsourcing Association.