Webnames.ca Inc.

Webnames.ca Inc.

December 01, 2011 13:03 ET

Cybele Negris, Webnames.ca President & Co-Founder Named One of Canada's Most Powerful Women for 2011

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 1, 2011) - Webnames.ca congratulates its President and Co-Founder, Cybele Negris, for receiving a prestigious 2011 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ Award in the Champions category.

"It is such an honour to be recognized in the Champions category," says Ms. Negris. "This award is not just mine, but also belongs to our dedicated staff at Webnames.ca who continue to strive for excellence and uphold our core values, 'Amaze every customer with exceptional service', 'Always be improving' and 'Make a positive difference', which has allowed Webnames.ca to grow and thrive in the past 11 years. I'm also fortunate to work with a number of amazing organizations which support women entrepreneurs and the small business community." Ms. Negris sits on the Boards of Small Business BC, the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and the Small Business Roundtable of BC.

Cybele Negris joins a community of 584 women who have received the Top 100™ Award, 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 her other awards include: Business in Vancouver Influential Women in Business Award 2010, PROFIT W100 - Canada's Top Women Entrepreneurs, (2004 to 2011), 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).

"We are thrilled to recognize this year's extraordinary group of Top 100 Winners, honouring leadership talent from coast to coast," said Pamela Jeffery, Founder, Women's Executive Network. "Our Top 100 Winners form an amazing community of high-achieving women who are inspirations to Canada's next generation of leaders."

The Canada's Most Powerful Woman: Top 100 Awards is Canada's most recognizable Award for the country's highest achieving female leaders in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. The complete list of 2011 Winners can be found at top100women.ca.

Ms. Negris will be celebrated December 1, 2011, at the Top 100 Awards Gala Dinner at the Allstream Centre in Toronto. The gala is the finale of a full-day celebration that offers Top 100 Winners an exclusive morning of networking and professional development. The morning session will be followed by a Summit which allows participants an opportunity to meet Award recipients and enjoy an afternoon of professional development. The theme of this year's Summit is the Power of Connected Leadership. Details are available at top100women.ca.

About Webnames.ca

Webnames.ca Inc. is a leading Canadian internet solutions company. Webnames.ca's services include web hosting, email, domain portfolio management, SSL certificates, website design, video 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

Since 1997, WXN has created and delivered innovative networking, mentoring, professional and personal development to inspire and applaud our community of 17,000 smart women and their organizations in the pursuit of excellence. WXN is Canada's leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive, professional and board roles. WXN enables our partners and corporate members to become and to be recognized as employers of choice and leaders in the advancement of women.

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.

Contact Information

  • Webnames.ca Inc.
    Amy Elderkin
    Marketing Coordinator
    604-633-3097 ext. 147
    www.webnames.ca

    Women's Executive Network
    Susan Mitchell
    416-361-1475 ext.249 or 416-347-1316 (mobile)
    smitchell@wxnetwork.com

    Women's Executive Network
    Scott Bartley
    416-361-1475 ext. 240 or 647-405-0001 (mobile)
    sbartley@wxnetwork.com