Top world firms to meet for Turkey investment meeting

Chairmen, chief executive officers or deputy chairmen from 18 giant companies from around the world will get together in Istanbul on Thursday for the sixth meeting of the Investment Advisory Council of Turkey.

Top world firms to meet for Turkey investment meeting

Chairmen, chief executive officers or deputy chairmen from 18 giant companies from around the world will get together in Istanbul on Thursday for the sixth meeting of the Investment Advisory Council of Turkey, Turkish Treasury said on Wednesday.

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, as well as Philippe Le Houerou, Vice President of the World Bank, will join top executives of multinational companies that represent a turnover of around $500 billion and employ 1.6 million people.

The council is a platform established with the participation of senior executives from prominent multinational companies in order to address the administrative barriers to investment, improve the positive image of Turkey as an attractive investment destination and provide an international perspective to the ongoing investment climate reform agenda. Since the establishment in 2004, the Investment Advisory Council of Turkey made five meetings each year under the chair of Prime Minister.

Heads of leading Turkish business organizations, such as Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (TUSIAD), the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM) and International Investors Association of Turkey (YASED) will also take part at the meeting.

According to Turkish Treasury, participants of the meeting are;

Phillippe Maystadt, President of the European Investment Bank
Stephan Van Herck, Vice President of Adobe Systems (USA)
Mohammed Alshaya, Chairman of Alshaya Group (Kuwait)
Mohsen Moazami, Vice President of Cisco Systems (USA)
Hamid Biglari, Vice Chairman of Citicorp (USA)
Muhtar Kent, CEO of Coca-Cola Company (USA)
Jürgen Fitschen, Head of Regional Management of Deutsche Bank (Germany)
Paolo Monferino, CEO of Fiat Group (Italy)
Giorgio Zappa, COO of Finmeccanica (Italy)
Tang Qibing, Central Asia Regional Director of Huawei Technologies (China)
Marco Milani, CEO of Indesit Company (Italy)
Anil B. Jain , CEO of Jain Irrigation Systems (India)
Maurizio Calenti, CEEMA President of Kraft Foods (USA)
Dr. William K. Fung, Group Managing Director of Li & Fung Limited (Hong-Kong)
Koji Nakamura, CEO of Mitsui Co.Ltd (Japan)
Miles Young, CEO of Ogilvy&Mather (USA)
Norberto Varas, EMEA Director of Teleperformance (France)
Daniel J. Brutto, President of UPS International (USA)
Matthew Kirk, Group External Affairs Director of Vodafone (UK)


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