Dallas – May 11, 2015 – Masergy Communications Inc., a global leader in managed networking and security services, today announced the company’s CEO, Chris MacFarland, has been named a finalist for the 2015 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year™ in the Southwest Region. This marks the third consecutive year that MacFarland has been named a finalist. Award winners will be announced at a special gala on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, TX.
The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence, extraordinary success and personal commitment to their business and communities. MacFarland continues to meet these requirements and under his leadership Masergy has grown its employee base by 380% percent and annual sales by 300%. MacFarland has created a culture of award-winning customer service that has resulted in customers awarding the company a Net Promoter Score of 61 — ranking at the top in customer satisfaction across all industries.
“Being recognized by Ernst & Young is not a reflection of a single individual’s accomplishments, but rather the tangible results of every employee who constantly strives to excel at innovation and exceed customer expectations,” MacFarland said. “I am proud of Masergy’s achievements and humbled to represent our organization as an Entrepreneur Of The Year finalist.”
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year National Program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California on November 14, 2015.
About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. These business leaders were selected from nearly 100 nominations by a panel of independent judges.
Masergy owns and operates the largest independent global cloud networking platform and delivers fully-managed hybrid networks to enterprises. Masergy also provides advanced managed security and cloud unified communication solutions. Our patented technology, customizable solutions and unmatched customer experience are why a growing number of global enterprises rely on Masergy to deliver performance beyond expectations. Learn more about Masergy and follow us on our blog Transforming Enterprise IT, Twitter @Masergy, LinkedIn and Facebook.