We are pleased to congratulate our members, Bulpros and Sutherland Bulgaria upon receiving the honourable awards at Manager of the Year 2019.


Sutherland Bulgaria were honored with the special “Development of the local regions” award in 2019 “Manager of the Year” ceremony. Sutherland’s Site Head Dimitar Galabov received the prestigious award on behalf of the company and recognized all team members for their contribution in the process. Impacting the lives of those in the local communities is an ongoing goal of Sutherland and acknowledgement of such level makes them extremely happy and grateful.

BULPROS CEO Ivaylo Slavov is announced as Bulgaria’s “Manager of the year of the audience 2019” by the national media btv. During the official award ceremony on 4th November, Slavov also received the special prize for "Sustainable Development", which is awarded to each participant, who ranks in the top ten of the competition three consecutive times.

"The “Manager of the year of the audience” award is very valuable to me, because it reflects people's opinions and appreciation” commented Slavov. This is his second title “Manager of the year of the audience” after collecting the majority of audience votes in 2017 in the survey by the national media btv.

In addition, Ivaylo is among the top 10 managers of the prestigious contest “Manager of the year” by Manager magazine for the third year in a row and is pleased to be recognized as one of the game-changers in the business: “The Sustainability award is a testament to the company's long-term success in helping our customers and partners digitize their business processes." Sustainable growth and social responsibility have always been the leading principles which guide Ivaylo Slavov in his management decisions. He also adds, that as a person, who grew up with basketball, he always strives to be the best and that the company excels every year by winning on a new terrain.

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, owned by BBBA member VM Finance, in partnership with the consultancy company Deloitte 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.