October 2019, Sofia – On 7th October 2019 the renowned Manager magazine announced the names of the best managers in Bulgaria and Ivaylo Slavov, CEO of BULPROS, is in the Top 10 for third year in a row. He stood out from 50 managers from different industries, facing strong competition from the IT-sector. The 10 shortlisted finalists for the ‘’Manager of the year” award were made known at the Sofia National Opera and Ballet and the winner will be officially announced at the award ceremony on 4th November.
“Last year was another dynamic and challenging year for BULPROS. On the one hand, we maintained our financial growth and continued our sustainable business development. We have restructured our portfolio in order to meet the current market demands and the companies’ needs for complete digital solutions that help them succeed through technological innovation. On the other hand, we have put a strong focus on developing BULPROS as a socially-oriented company”, commented Yordan Ginev, co-founder and VP at BULPROS.
BULPROS embraces responsibility for its corporate actions and works toward making a positive impact on the society and the economy. The company supports various sport initiatives aimed at encouraging the physical development of young people and providing them opportunities for sports and training. Another priority for BULPROS is the development of cities such as Plovdiv, Burgas and Varna as attractive places for working and living by creating suitable conditions and opportunities for professional development. BULPROS also actively and regularly participates in educational activities, such as the High School of Computer Programming and Innovation and other specialized educational institutions and projects. For 2020, the company plans the opening of a new specialized Academy for Java experts that will offer in-depth and hands-on training and give successful students the chance to develop professionally in the field.
Some of the key indicators that are taken into account for the “Manager of the year” ranking are: revenue volume, profitability, strategic development, corporate social responsibility, innovation and others. The new accent of the 12th edition of the prestigious contest is the introduction of an ethical code, which outlines the values, principles and good business practices that build a sustainable business culture. By signing the code, every contestant declares his/her willingness to abide in the long-term transparent, correct and responsible management practices and to follow high ethical and business standards.
“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.
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 products 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, Digital Workspace, Cloud and Support Services, Technology Services and Sales Services, with focus on Manufacturing, Professional Services, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Retail, Financial Services and Insurance.
BULPROS operates on a global scale and has more than 1300 employees, working across 19 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.