22 April, 2016
Edge Testing Wins ‘CEO of the Year’ Award
Edge Testing’s Founder and CEO Brian Ferrie has been presented with the new, prestigious ‘CEO of the Year Award’ at the ScotlandIS Digital Technology Awards on Wednesday 20 April 2016.
Brian said "It is a huge privilege and honour to receive this recognition from the Scottish Tech sector. I dedicate the award to the fantastic Edge Team – most companies will say it but I truly believe we have the best team in the world. They are the ones that make it possible and the ones who should take the plaudits".
The Digital Technology Awards showcase excellence within the industry rewarding the innovation, expertise and ambition of businesses, large and small. Now in their sixth year, these are the industry’s must-have awards and an unmissable event.
Polly Purvis, CEO of ScotlandIS, said: “We were delighted to see a record number entries for this year’s awards. The strength and scope of the award applications was outstanding so I would like to congratulate all of our winners, and everyone who applied. From well-known names to specialist businesses we saw a great many examples of passion, innovation and hard work.”
Edge Testing is a leading expert in providing world-class software testing solutions and since its inception in 2007, has grown to £9.4 million – at least 40% growth year-on-year, with over 150 people. Edge’s clients include blue-chip organisations as well as start-ups and SME’s across diverse industries. Brian advocates world-class customer service and treats all customers equally regardless of size. Highly competitive by nature, Brian set out to create a great company to work for and has hand-picked a Management Team with a wealth of industry experience, knowing that the right people and structure were critical in growing the business. He provides them with clear business objectives and support without micro-managing – inspiring and being a leader, not a boss.
Brian has set out company values of - honest and integrity, commitment to understand, people focused, professionalism and flexibility – representing his own values. Last year, Edge engaged a third-party to carry out a staff satisfaction survey who remarked that the results were the best they had seen.
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