Valentin Trifonov is the Manager of the year
The executive director of вЂPrista oilвЂќ was chosen to be вЂThe manager of the year 2008′. The competition was organized by the magazine вЂњManagerвЂќ together with Deloit Bulgaria and with the media partnership of Investor.bg
Trifonov has been an executive director of вЂPrista oilвЂќ since October 1997. He has majored in Technology of fuels in Sofia. For the period 1970-1997 he worked in the petro-chemical plant вЂPlama’ Pleven. He has participated in the setting up of filial firms of вЂњPrista oilвЂќ in Romania, Turkey, Ukraine and Macedonia.
The winner was chosen out of 10 finalists, who received honorary diplomas.
98 representatives of business participated in the competition, which was organized for the first year.
The requirements to the candidates for вЂњManager of the yearвЂќ were: to have a high managing post in a medium or big company вЂ“ with 50 or more employees and/or annual turnover of business activity over 10 million euro and to spend , more than half of their work time in Bulgaria.
The competition was carried out in three stages in the period April вЂ“ October 2008.