Cybele Negris, Webnames.ca CEO & Co-Founder to be Honoured at the Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards Luncheon in Vancouver
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 29, 2015) - Webnames.ca is pleased to announce that today, CEO and Co-Founder, Cybele Negris will be recognized as a recipient of the WXN Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women Award. This is the third time Ms. Negris has been named to this list; in 2011 and 2012 in the Champions category and this year in the Trailblazers and Trendsetters category.
Ms. Negris will be among 16 women from British Columbia that will be honoured at the 2015 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards Luncheon.
Marking over a decade of celebrating female leaders, the Women's Executive Network (WXN) revealed the recipients of the 12th annual Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award on November 27, 2014. Each year, the awards ceremony celebrates the professional achievements and contribution of women across the country in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.
"It is such an honour to be recognized for this award," says Ms. Negris. "I am fortunate to work with a great team at Webnames.ca that continues to strive for excellence and uphold our core values; "Amaze every Customer with exceptional service", "Always be improving" and "Make a positive difference." The team's dedication to our customers is truly unsurpassed in the industry and drives the company's growth. I also work with a number of amazing organizations that support women entrepreneurs and the small business community. I will be accepting the award on behalf of all these teams. Finally, thank you to all the sponsors who make the Awards possible and especially to Sun Life Financial for sponsoring the Trailblazers and Trendsetters category."
Cybele Negris joins a community of 800 women from across Canada to have received the Top 100 Award, honouring women who are proven leaders and achievers in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors in Canada. Winners are based on their strategic vision and leadership, their organization's financial performance and their commitment to their communities.
"Despite ever-changing styles and tastes, great leadership is timeless," says WXN Founder Pamela Jeffery. "Top 100 Award Winners are a testament to the incredible range of female talent and leadership in Canada and proof that change is happening, with more women earning a place at the highest levels of Canadian organizations."
Ms. Negris currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Small Business Roundtable of BC, Board of Governors of Capilano University and Board of the Capilano University Foundation. Ms. Negris previously served as Vice Chair of Small Business BC, on the Board of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Vancouver Economic Development Commission, as President of Wired Women Vancouver and Chair of the Vancouver Canary Derby. Some of Ms. Negris' past awards include: Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women 2011 and 2012, Business in Vancouver Influential Women in Business Award 2010, PROFIT W100 - Canada's Top Women Entrepreneurs (2004-2012), Canada's Top Mompreneurs (2010), Finalist, YWCA Women of Distinction (2006), Finalist, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Pacific (2005); and Business in Vancouver's Top 40 Under 40 (2003).
The full list of WXN's 2014 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners can be found at: https://www.wxnetwork.com/top-100/top-100-winners
About Webnames.ca: Webnames is Canada's original .CA Registrar and one of the country's leading Internet solutions companies. Services include a full range of domain extensions, domain portfolio management, domain privacy, web hosting, email, SSL certificates, web development and much more. The company recently launched over 250 new domain extensions including .club, .link, .lawyer, .attorney, .luxury, .quebec and more. The multi-million dollar company has an impressive client list including many of Canada's top brands and global Fortune 500 companies.