3M Turkey team moved to a new office in Nidakule South Ataşehir in Istanbul. The concept of new head office is based on modern global trends, 3M corporate brand identity and considers the experience of other 3M offices worldwide.
Baker McKenzie & ISTAC Joint Conference on M&A Disputes
Baker McKenzie and Istanbul Arbitration Centre (ISTAC) held a joint conference on M&A Disputes in Istanbul on 18 January 2019. The conference was attended by 160+ guests including the partners and practitioners from numerous law firms, local and international companies.
Cem Durukan joined Beckman Coulter Turkey as Commercial Operations Senior Director in January 2019. Along with managing the Turkish organization, his broad responsibilities also include leading the newly formed focus region Turkey, Med & CIS (Turkey, Northern Cyprus, Azerbaijan, Greece, Macedonia, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Albania, Malta, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan).
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), which defined the immune-oncology concept by starting a new era in cancer treatment worldwide, launched the “www.icindeogucvar.com” platform with support from the Turkish Society of Medical Oncology and patient associations.
Dow Turkey, Europe, Middle East, Africa & India Government Affairs Director Howard Chase delivered the opening speech at the Uludağ Economy Summit on March 22nd, 2019. On the second day of the summit, Dow Turkey & Central Asia President Ihsan Necipoğlu moderated the “Vision 2023” session.
Being regarded as one of the most prestigious worldwide business award program on entrepreneurship, “EY Entrepreneur Of the Year” is organized for more than 30 years globally and for 11 years in Turkey.
GE Healthcare & CCN Holding Celebrate the Opening of Bilkent Integrated Health Campus
CCN Holding and GE Healthcare inaugurated Bilkent Integrated Health Campus, the state-of-the-art 3,711 bed healthcare facility located in Ankara, Turkey. After nearly three years of construction, the $1.3 billion campus becomes Turkey’s largest public-private partnership (PPP) to date, and one of the world’s largest public hospitals ever constructed in a single phase.
Goodyear Presents the Future of Technology at the Geneva Motor Show!
Goodyear introduced innovative tires designed for the cars of the future at the Geneva Motor Show which took place on March 7-17, 2019. The Goodyear AERO concept is a two-in-one tire designed for the autonomous, flying cars of the future, which would work both as a road driving tire and a “propeller” for flight.
Honeywell Sponsors Turkish Students for U.S. Space Camp
Honeywell is sponsoring 292 students from 41 countries including Turkey to attend the annual Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy (HLCA) at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) in Huntsville, Alabama.
Lilly Turkey is Continuing to Be a Top Employer in 2019
Lilly Pharmaceuticals has been recognized by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer for the second year in a row and has received Top Employers Turkey 2019 Certification for excellence in employee conditions.
Miyamoto Engineers have given a 4-day training to the engineering department of Ministry of Health on March 19-22. A new earthquake code has been enacted in Turkey in 2018 which took place of the old 2007 version.
Mondelez International Appoints Vince Gruber to Lead its European Business
As of January 2019, Vince Gruber took over the role as Executive Vice President & President Europe for Mondelēz International. With his extensive experience in the FMCG sector, he will shape and drive the company strategy “Snacking Made Right” in the European business.
Philip Morris/Sabancı Received the EQUAL-SALARY Certificate
Philip Morris/Sabancı has received the EQUAL-SALARY certificate in a business environment where the gender pay gap is 23% in the world, 16% in Europe and 20% in our country, proving that it adopts an equal salary policy for both its male and female employees.
Launched at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, PwC’s flagship report 22nd Annual Global CEO Survey includes striking results related to the agendas of the private sector leaders who steer global financial growth.
Stryker Appoints Ali Aksoy as Country Manager of Turkey
Stryker, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, has announced the appointment of Ali Aksoy as its new country manager for Turkey. In this role, he will be responsible for Stryker’s business strategy and growth in the country.
White & Case and GKC Partners co-hosted a spectacular event to celebrate opening of new offices in Istanbul. Over 200 guests including clients, industry professionals and lawyers attended the opening reception.
Esin Attorney Partnership and Baker McKenzie hosted The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist: Turkey Teams 2018 reception at the Four Seasons Bosphorus on December 6th. The award program recognizes the country's in-house legal teams who are driving the legal business forward and identifies an array of the most influential and innovative in-house counsel working in the region.
BTS & Partners organised the 12th GC Academy event focusing on "The Future of Digital Economy" on 6th of December. With a great turnout from leading companies, GCs and top Executives, participants discussed digital economy, disruptive technologies and new dimensions on e-commerce.
Luciano Poli’s Article on Turkish Policy Quarterly Journal
An article by Luciano Poli, President of Turkey, India, Middle East and North Africa for Dow, titled “Turkey’s Energy Future Calls for Innovation and Efficiency” was published on the Fall 2018 issue in the Turkish Policy Quarterly journal.
Goodyear announced that the company extended its Winter Tire Campaign until January end. Within the scope of the campaign, customers will be rewarded with gift cards which can be used on the website www.goodyearclub.com.tr or sales points when they buy 4 items of automobile winter, summer or 4-seasons tires.
Honeywell Turkey Celebrated New Year with Top Customers
Honeywell Turkey organized a customer reception on December 13th in Istanbul. During the reception the company demonstrated how its latest connected industrial technologies help customers make their operations safer, more comfortable and efficient, while simultaneously helping to reduce costs.
A Giant Local Step: Strategic Partnership with Abdi İbrahim
Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical company Janssen has joined forces with Abdi Ibrahim as a strategic partner in the localization of its innovative portfolio. This collaboration is aimed at increasing Turkey’s local manufacturing capacity and competency and improving Turkey’s competitiveness in global markets. The project covers products used for the treatment of different types of cancers and rare diseases.
“Innovative Seismic Retrofitting Technologies in Re-use of Buildings” Seminar
Miyamoto Turkey President Yusuf Zahit Gündoğdu, has participated as a speaker to the seminar “Innovative Seismic Retrofitting Technologies in Re-use of Buildings” organized by ITU. At his presentation “Advantages of Innovative Technologies on Structural Design”, Mr. Gündoğdu discussed how tuned mass dampers (TMD) are utilized in high-rise buildings and chimneys to mitigate wind-induced vibrations.
Milka has been sponsoring Ski Sports in Europe for many years. In line with Milka’s global strategy, the company has started to support ski sports in Turkey and will be the official sponsor of Turkish ski federation in 2019.
PepsiCo Turkey held the official opening ceremony of its new Manisa Plant on Jan 5th. President Erdoğan along with Deputy President Oktay, Minister of Industry and Technology Varank, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Pakdemirli, Minister of Trade Pekcan and Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Turhan attended the event.
Philip Morris/Sabancı has hosted the “2nd Business Partners’ Sustainability Workshop” in Philsa on 15th of November, and welcomed 48 management level representatives from local and international supplier companies. This year, the program’s focus was specifically on supply chain environmental sustainability. The program included several presentations from sustainability experts focusing on supply chain sustainability practices.