Cybele Negris, Webnames.ca President & Co-Founder Named One of Canada's Most Powerful Women in 2012 Awards
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Dec 04, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Webnames.ca, congratulates President and Co-Founder, Cybele Negris
for receiving a prestigious 2012 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top
100(TM) Award in the Champions category. This is the second
consecutive year that Ms. Negris has been named to this honour.
Marking a decade of celebrating female leaders, the Women's Executive
Network (WXN) revealed the recipients of the 10th annual Canada's
Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award. Each year, these awards celebrate
the professional achievements of women across the country in the
private, public and not-for-profit sectors.
"I'm extremely honoured to be recognized for a second year," says Ms.
Negris. "I'm fortunate to work with an incredible team at Webnames.ca
that has allowed us to continue to grow through the last twelve years
and continue to deliver exceptional, high-touch service along the
way. Their dedication to customers is truly unsurpassed in the
industry. I also work with a number of amazing organizations which
support women entrepreneurs and the small business community. I will
be accepting the award on behalf of all of these teams." Ms. Negris
is Vice-Chair of the board of the Small Business Roundtable of BC,
Vice-Chair of the board of Small Business BC and sits on the Board of
the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs.
Cybele Negris joins a community of 653 women who have received the
Top 100(TM) Award over the last decade, recognizing the highest
achieving female leaders in the private, public and not-for-profit
sectors in Canada. Winners are selected based on their strategic
vision and leadership, their organization's financial performance,
and their commitment to their communities.
Some of Cybele Negris' past awards include: PROFIT W100 - Canada's
Top Women Entrepreneurs (2004-2012); Canada's Most Powerful Women:
Top 100(TM) Award (2011); Business in Vancouver Influential Women in
Business Award (2010); Canada's Top 50 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).
"On behalf of the WXN community of 18,000 women, we congratulate each
of this year's Winners who we honour as part of the 10th year of the
Top 100 Awards," said Pamela Jeffery, Founder, Women's Executive
Network. "This is an extraordinary group of female leaders, who join
our community, and they truly embody the qualities WXN strives to
recognize; they are dynamic, inspiring and engaging leaders blazing
new trails for the next generation."
Co-presented by Scotiabank and KPMG, WXN has awarded an outstanding
group of women this year from a variety of industries ranging from
corporate executives and entrepreneurs to trailblazers and
trendsetters changing the world with their professional
contributions. This year, WXN celebrates a decade of the Canada's
Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards, paying tribute to the 653
incredible women who have received this honour to date, including 88
of whom who have joined the Top 100 Hall of Fame. The complete list
of 2012 Top 100 Award Winners can be found at top100women.ca.
Ms. Negris will be celebrated on December 5, 2012 at the 10th annual
Top 100 Awards Gala Dinner at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto.
The gala is the finale of a full-day conference featuring a
networking luncheon, five keynote speakers and a flash panel talking
about the summit's trending topics. The gala will pay tribute to the
Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada through various categories. Ms.
Negris is being awarded an RBC Champions Award, recognizing her
contributions as a role model and as an agent of change, her
contributions to local communities and her impact on other women.
Gala attendees will hear from Laureen Harper, who will present the
Public Sector Leaders Award category, as well as from keynote
speakers Jeanne Beker, entrepreneur and TV personality, and Bonnie
Brooks, Hudson's Bay Company President and CEO.
Webnames.ca Inc. is Canada's original .CA Registrar and a leading
Canadian internet solutions company. Webnames.ca's services include
web hosting, email, domain portfolio management, SSL certificates,
website design and more. Webnames.ca is committed to supporting its
customers with industry leading systems and exceptional customer
service. Visit www.webnames.ca for more information.
About the Women's Executive Network
Founded in 1997, WXN is Canada's leading organization dedicated to
the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive,
professional and board roles. WXN is a Founding Member of the
Canadian Board Diversity Council, dedicated to increasing the
diversity of Canada's corporate boards. In the fall of 2008, WXN
launched in Ireland, a first step in creating an international
community of female leaders.
In June 2012, WXN Founder Pamela Jeffery was named the only Canadian
resident to Fast Company's 2012 League of Extraordinary Women, in the
leadership category. In its inaugural year, the League of
Extraordinary Women recognizes 60 women from the world's largest
companies, innovative start-ups, philanthropic organizations,
government and arts for their dedication to changing the lives of
women and girls everywhere. WXN is the only Canadian-based
organization on the list. Other Charter members include Hilary
Clinton and Melinda Gates.
More information and details are available at wxnetwork.com or
604-633-3097 ext. 147
North Strategic (for WXN)
SOURCE: Webnames.ca Inc.
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