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Sani Şener amongst the most powerful 10 leaders of Gulf Region

TAV Group President & CEO Sani Şener has ranked 10th in the power 100 list of Construction Week Magazine, which is one of the most prestigious publishing of the industry, concerning the construction sector in the Gulf Region. Şener is the only Turkish business person in 2015 list.

TAV Group President & CEO Sani Şener has ranked as the 10th powerful name of the construction sector in the Gulf Region by Construction Week Magazine. Highlighting that TAV is the world's largest company in airport construction industry; the magazine stated that TAV is a key player especially in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar in the Gulf Region. Underlining that TAV has multi-cultural human resources, the magazine also remarked that the company invests in the professional and personal development of the employees.

TAV Group President & CEO Şener stated: "Whilst the list has a symbolic meaning, it represents the success of the technique and labor of Turkish engineering and corporate management in one of the most challenging market of the world. The award belongs to our young engineers, architects and all other employees, who work in Madinah, Jeddah, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, Oman and Dubai. We just lead them with the experiences we have gained so far. The Gulf Region, which has a fast growth, is the world's most competitive geography for construction sector nowadays. TAV has become an expert and a popular brand in airport sector. Engineering News Record listed TAV Construction as the world's largest airport construction company in terms of the size of the work it undertakes. As our construction company continues to expand in the Middle East, it also continues creating opportunities for our airport operator company. We are proud to represent our country in the best manner.”

The list was formed through the analysis of the works of business people, employee numbers, the revenues, the current and future projects, general status in the market and operation levels in the construction sector of the region. Moreover the companies were evaluated in terms of their attitudes towards economic parameters, the strategies, which they adapt to continue growth, their flexibilities and adaptation for the obstacles and problems.

Here is the top 10 of 2015:

1. Bakr Bin Laden – Chairman, Saudi Bin Ladin Group

2. Yu Tao – Middle East CEO, China State Construction Engineering Corporation

3. Khaled Musaed El Seif – Chairman, El Seif

4. Ghassan Merherbi – Managing Director, ACC

5. Raja Hani Ghanma – CEO, Arabtec

6. Kez Taylor – Managing Director, ALEC

7. Mohammed Alabbar – Chairman, EMAAR Properties

8. Samer Khoury – President, CCC

9. Abdallah Masood – CEO, Al Arrab Contracting Company

10. Dr. Sani Şener – President & CEO, TAV Construction

Şener, who ranked 14th in power 100 list in 2013 and 2014, was listed as 15th in 2012, 18th in 2011 and 88th in 2010.