Biesterfeld Plastik Ticaret A.Ş. and Biesterfeld Özel Kimyasallar Ticaret A.Ş. have appointed Burak Batukan as Deputy General Manager for both Biesterfeld companies in Turkey as of April 1, 2018. Burak Batukan will support operational responsibilities and, as such, strengthen the current management team around Ekrem Yümlü and Ahmet Göktan, managing directors of the Turkish subsidiaries of the Biesterfeld Group.
Burak Batukan (45) has many years of progressive experience in the chemical industry. Throughout a 20 year career, Batukan has gained extensive experience in technical sales, product marketing and business development across various market segments in a globally leading science company. Prior to joining Biesterfeld Turkey, Batukan was responsible for Turkey, Middle East, Africa, Russia and the CIS region. Batukan is trained as an engineer and holds an MBA degree.
Ekrem Yümlü, Managing Director Biesterfeld Plastik Ticaret A.Ş., says: “In Burak Batukan we have found a highly experienced manager for our team with expert knowledge of the international chemical industry.” Ahmet Göktan, Managing Director Biesterfeld Özel Kimyasallar Ticaret A.Ş., added: “Burak Batukan has extensive international and commercial experience, and we are confident that he will fit perfectly with Biesterfeld’s culture. We are looking forward to working together and developing our business in Turkey with him.”
Burak Batukan is delighted with his new role. “It’s very exciting to join Biesterfeld’s dynamic team in Turkey. Our development work, combined with know-how and technical expertise, should allow us to continue to optimally serve our customers and principals. I am looking forward to being a part of that.”
Burak Batukan, Deputy General Manager of Biesterfeld in Turkey