TAV Group CEO M. Sani Sener meets students at Koc University
TAV Group CEO M. Sani Sener made a presentation during the ‘Reshaped Business Strategies Following Rebellions in the Middle East and North Africa: New Opportunities and Threats’ conference held by Koc University Business Administration Institute, addressing TAV’S experience and approach in the region.
During the conference addressing new business plans following the latest developments in the Middle East and North Africa, TAV Group CEO M. Sani Sener explained the international experience gained by TAV who has become an important player through projects it materialized in the region. Referring to the transformation carried out in Turkey’s foreign affairs after 2000, as the main factor behind the success achieved by Turkish companies in the Middle East and North Africa, Sani Sener talked about the positive effects of this transformation on the trade between the companies and surrounding countries. Also addressing the fact that the experience and success achieved abroad becoming the motive for preferring Turkish businessmen and workers, Sener continued: “We are working in company of Turkish, Japanese, Italian, American and Qatari employees in the process of building Qatar Airport; the project materialized by TAV Construction. We are the only team who can communicate with everyone because we are able to appeal to all. We are like a bridge between all due to our cultural background.”
During the conference held by Koc University Business Administration Institute at Istinye Campus on Friday, November 25th, 2011, the regional and global roles of Turkey, who has very close political, social and economic relations with the Middle East and North Africa were discussed in detail and information on approaches related to reshaped business plans and strategies following the latest developments in the region were conveyed.
Besides TAV Group CEO M. Sani Sener, Koc University Business Administration Institution Director Prof. Zeynep Gurhan Canlı, Foreign Economic Affairs Committee (DEIK), President of Turkish-Yemeni Business Council, Vice- president of Turkish-Syrian Business Council, President of Zenith Technology Sadık Yıldız and Egon Zehnder International Business Partner Murat Yesildere were amongst the speakers attended to the conference. The conference was also attended by Koc University master program students and a large number of foreign guests.