Q1 2024 Recap: Foster partnerships, impacting community, and celebrating achievements

Published 24 Apr. 2024 | 5 min read

At Pontica Solutions, the first quarter of 2024 was marked by significant accomplishments, meaningful partnerships, and initiatives aimed at fostering community engagement.

Step into the vibrant realm of Pontica Solutions as we unveil the dynamic tapestry of achievements and initiatives that defined our journey throughout the beginning of the year. Join us as we delve into the heart of Pontica's endeavors, where each accomplishment represents a testament to our unwavering commitment to making a difference.

We continue building partnerships

At Pontica Solutions solidified our commitment to fostering innovation and growth through strategic partnerships with key organizations across Bulgaria's business landscape.

We proudly announced the continuation of our partnerships with a diverse range of organizations dedicated to driving innovation and growth in Bulgaria. These collaborations include alliances with Association for Innovation, Business Excellence, Services, and Technology (AIBEST), Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), Bulgarian Association for People Management (BAPM), nPloy, Bulgaria Wants You, ICT Cluster Burgas, and ICT Cluster Varna.

These partnerships signify our dedication to being an integral part of Bulgaria's thriving ecosystem, leveraging collective expertise and resources to drive positive change. Each of these partnerships plays a crucial role in our mission to shape Bulgaria's future as a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship. Together with our partners, we are poised to catalyze positive change and create a vibrant ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship in the country.

Pontica Solutions CFO Lyudmil Kemanov Awarded CFO of the Year

In February, our esteemed CFO, Lyudmil Kemanov, was honored with the prestigious CFO of the Year 2023 Award by EY, Капитал in the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) category. This accolade marks the 8th edition of the awards, where industry experts are celebrated for their exceptional contributions to finance, strategic acumen, and innovative practices.

Lyudmil Kemanov's recognition reflects not only his profound understanding of business processes but also his strategic thinking and invaluable contributions to the professional development within the finance sector. His leadership has played a pivotal role in driving Pontica Solutions towards financial excellence and sustainability.

This esteemed award not only acknowledges Lyudmil's individual achievements but also underscores Pontica Solutions' commitment to fostering a culture of excellence, innovation, and leadership within the organization.

Pontica Solutions soars to new heights: Recognized among Europe's Top 1000 Fastest-Growing Companies

In our Q1 recap, we are thrilled to share Pontica Solutions' remarkable achievement in securing a prestigious position in the Financial Times and Statista 8th Annual Ranking of Europe's Top 1000 Fastest-Growing Companies. For the second consecutive year, Pontica Solutions has been honored with this recognition, reaffirming our commitment to excellence, innovation, and client satisfaction.

Ranked 301st among Europe's top 1000 fastest-growing companies, Pontica Solutions stands out as one of Bulgaria's leading enterprises in this elite group. This achievement underscores our resilience and adaptability in navigating through challenging economic environments, particularly amidst the uncertainties posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The FT-Statista annual ranking, based on meticulous analysis of financial performance over previous years, serves as a testament to our exceptional growth trajectory and dedication to success.

As a leading outsourcing BPO company, we remain steadfast in our mission to empower businesses, optimize operational efficiencies, and surpass client expectations. This recognition further solidifies our position as a trusted partner for companies seeking innovative outsourcing solutions and unparalleled service excellence.

Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders

In Q1, we at Pontica demonstrated our commitment to youth empowerment in the spirit of one of our three verticals, #wesupporttheYOUNG. We organized charity workshops aimed at supporting initiatives such as the "School for Work" program, which aims to empower disadvantaged youth between the ages of 15 and 18 by providing them with the necessary skills and resources to prepare for their future careers.

Alongside our support for the "Gift Knowledge" initiative, these workshops provided valuable opportunities for us to give back to the community while also fostering a culture of philanthropy and social responsibility within our company. By contributing to programs that empower young individuals with essential skills and knowledge, we continue to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our society.

Engagement initiatives recap: Fostering community and joy

Pontica Solutions remained dedicated to nurturing a culture of unity, compassion, and meaningful engagement. Here's a summary of our impactful initiatives:

  • Martenitsa Charity Workshop and Bazaar:

Our team organized a heartwarming martenitsa charity workshop and bazaar, where colleagues showcased their creativity by crafting beautiful martenitsas symbolizing hope and goodwill. This initiative was part of our ongoing commitment to support the Gift Knowledge Foundation, with all proceeds from the event contributing to the foundation's mission of providing underprivileged children with essential school supplies.

  • International Women's Day:

March brought an opportunity to honor and appreciate the incredible women colleagues at Pontica Solutions. With surprise flowers, inspiring stickers, and sweet treats, we expressed our gratitude for their invaluable contributions. This gesture was a heartfelt recognition of their strength, resilience, and brilliance in the workplace.

  • Valentine's Day Celebration:

Pontica Solutions celebrated Valentine's Day with flair and enthusiasm. Our offices were adorned with colorful decorations and vibrant balloons, setting the stage for a day filled with love and cheer. We exchanged heartfelt valentines with our colleagues, sharing fun facts and creating memorable moments together.

  • Fat Thursday Delights:

In February, we embraced the delicious Polish tradition of Fat Thursday, delighting our colleagues across all offices with mouthwatering donuts. From classic flavors to indulgent fillings, it was a joyous occasion as we indulged in life's little pleasures together.

Career Forum highlights: Pontica at UE Varna

In March, Pontica Solutions was proud to participate in the Career Forum event organized at the University of Economics - Varna.

The event provided a platform for meaningful discussions and networking opportunities, where each interaction sparked potential and possibilities. Devora and Teodor, part of our Talent Team, shared insights into Pontica's vibrant work culture, innovative projects, and career advancement opportunities, leaving a lasting impression on the attendees.

Pontica Solutions was thrilled to connect with driven individuals seeking to kick-start their careers, and we look forward to continuing our support for aspiring professionals in their pursuit of excellence.

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