Top executives to attend Turkey’s investment council meeting


Sabah - CEOs and high-level officials from the world’s leading multinational companies will attend the Sixth Investment Advisory Council for Turkey meeting to be held in Istanbul on June 10. The meeting will be chaired by Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and will serve as a platform to improve the investment climate in Turkey and better address the needs of international investors.


With over USD 500 billion of annual turnover and 1.6 million employees in total, 18 international companies will be present at the sixth annual meeting held since 2004. Senior executives from top multinational companies will assess Turkey’s current investment climate and will directly communicate their investment plans and suggestions to Erdogan and the Minister of State, Ali Babacan. The list of attendees includes Coca-Cola’s CEO, Muhtar Kent, Al-Shaya Group’s President, Mohammed Al-Shaya, UPS International’s President, Daniel J. Brutto, Indesit’s CEO, Marco Milani, the Head of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the Regional Vice President of the World Bank, Philippe Le Houérou, and the President of the European Investment Bank, Philippe Maystadt.


Representatives from various Turkish business associations and organizations such as the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), the Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (TUSIAD), the International Investors Association (YASED) and the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) will also be present at the event.

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