Manager of the year 2013
October 21st, 2013, Monday
On 21 October 2013, Sofia National Opera and Ballet hosted the sixth consecutive ceremony of the “Manager of the Year” competition organised by Manager Magazine. For the first time in the history of the competition, which awards outstanding achievements in business management, the title was conferred upon a woman – Mrs. Violina Marinova, Chairperson of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer of DSK Bank. Mrs. Marinova won the honorary statuette in a highly contested competition with the other nine finalists in the contest: Eng. Boriana Manolova – Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Bulgaria, Elena Marinova – President of Musala Soft, Ivaylo Borisov – Chief Executive Officer of Euromarket Group, Ivaylo Penchev – Chief Executive Officer of Walltopia, Miltos Triantafillou – Chief Operating Officer of Bella Bulgaria, Orlin Popov – owner and General Manager of the largest restaurant chain in Bulgaria, Happy Bar & Grill and Happy Sushi, Plamen Mitev – representative of the Willi Betz Group in Bulgaria, Sergey Andronov – Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lukoil Neftochim Burgas, and Tsvetan Botev – Chairman of Chimimport AD. This year the ceremony coincided with the month which marks the 15th anniversary of the first issue of Manager Magazine.