7. “Turkey’s Most Influential Supply Chain Professionals” Awards Event

SCP Club received the “Turkey’s Most Influential Supply Chain Professionals” awards, which was held for the 7th time this year in partnership with Slimstock and the Logistics Association (LODER).

Senior executives of well-known companies in the field attended the award ceremony held online due to the pandemic. Opening speeches LODER Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors Prof. Dr. Gülçin Büyüközkan, LODER Chairman of the Board Mehmet Tanyaş and Slimstock Turkey General Manager Songül Sezer.

LODER Vice Chairman of the Board Prof. Dr. Gülçin Büyüközkan in her opening speech; “Turkey’s Most Influential Supply Chain Professionals list, which will be announced for the 7th time this year, actually aims to make Supply Chain management and our valuable managers who have realized successful practices in this field in Turkey more visible.”

LODER Chairman of the Board Prof. Dr. Mehmet Tanyaş also mentioned the following in his speech: “First of all, I would like to thank the Slimstock family for the cooperation we have had over the years. Together we have achieved great success on this path. Our achievements are increasing year by year. The importance of the concept of Supply Chain is increasing day by day, not only in our country but all over the world. As LODER, we are trying to support this organization,” he said. Lastly, Tanyaş gave information about the activities of LODER.

Speaking at the award ceremony, Songül Sezer said: “I would like to thank LODER and our valuable members for all their contributions. We set out on this road for the first time in 2014. With each passing year, the awareness of SCP Club has increased and we have had the opportunity to reach more professionals. Even though our face-to-face event has been on the online platform for the last two years due to the pandemic, the number of applications and participation has increased year by year. Valuable managers and professionals of the companies attended the ceremony. Seeing these results makes us both happy and proud. ”

Sezer continued his words as follows: “The increasing impact of the Supply Chain every year has been more clearly understood in the last two years due to the pandemic. Companies have turned their efforts in this direction in order to have a more robust Supply Chain structure. They have produced projects that will contribute to their companies and the Turkish economy. Today, we will listen to our esteemed managers who have signed successful projects on this platform. I would like to express my endless thanks to our Supply Chain professionals who do not leave us alone on this path every year. ” he concluded.

The invited speaker of the award ceremony was Pegasus Airlines CEO Mehmet Tevfik Nane. Nane, who gave a speech on crisis management and crisis communication, shared her experience and knowledge with important names in the business world.

Mehmet Tevfik Nane said in his speech:

“With the pandemic, we had to put the word crisis on our agenda. From the moment it entered our lives, we had to change our goals, functioning and order. In the crisis management process, it is necessary to know how to be prepared, manage and evaluate the crisis very well. It is also important to practice or experiment beforehand. As a company, we have tried to overcome the pandemic process with the least damage by giving great importance to these criteria and applying them. For example, we created virtual crisis environments twice. While solving these, we determined and revealed what actions we can take, and we were successful by overcoming this crisis with the least possible damage.”

This year, LODER Chairman of the Board Prof. Dr. Mehmet Tanyaş, Vice Chairman of the Board of LODER Prof. Dr. Gülçin Büyüközkan, Academic Director of INSEAD University Supply Chain Management Program Prof. Dr. Enver Yücesan, Turkish Airlines CCO Turhan Özen and Kumport CCO Erhan Tunçbilek.


2021 Turkey’s Most Influential Supply Chain Professionals

This year’s list of “Turkey’s Most Influential Supply Chain Professionals” determined by the jury was presented in alphabetical order by LODER Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors Prof. Dr. It was announced under the moderation of Gülçin Büyüközkan. Award-winning professionals included:

Serhat Akgül (Watsons Supply Chain Director)

Kürşat Apan (Mey Diageo Supply Chain Director)

Oğuzhan Aygün (Assistant General Manager of Beymen Logistics)

Sertan Baysal (Anagold Supply Chain Manager)

Murat Bozkurt (Barilla Supply Chain Director)

Belgin Çelik (Nobel Pharmaceuticals Supply Chain Director)

Muhsin Emre Çevlik (Domino’s Supply Chain, Purchasing and Investments Director)

Engin Çölova (Eti Gıda Supply Chain Planning and Logistics Group Manager)

Mustafa Deveci (Danone Supply Chain Director)

Bülent Erbaş (Hayat Kimya Global Supply Chain Director)

Selin Erdal Köseoğlu (Procter & Gamble Supply Chain Director)

Özgür Eyüboğlu (Adel Kalemcilik Operations Director)

Suat Gürsoylu (Daikin Supply Chain Department Manager)

Dilşad Karadağ (Lansinoh Supply Chain Manager)

Okan Kısakaya (Perrigo Supply Chain Manager)

Nihan Kurt (AbbVie Supply Chain Manager)

Burak Mücahitoğlu (TPI Composites Supply Chain Director)

Levent Özcan (Ak Gıda Supply Chain Director)

Demirhan Tunç (Godiva EMEA Supply Chain Director)

Turgan Tüzüner (Banvit Logistics Director)

Project awards also found their owners

This year, in addition to the list of “Turkey’s Most Influential Supply Chain Professionals”, the best projects were also given their owners. The winning projects Kürşat Apan (Mey Diageo Supply Chain Director), Sertan Baysal (Anagold Supply Chain Manager), Belgin Çelik (Nobel Pharmaceuticals Supply Chain Director) and Bülent Erbaş (Hayat Kimya Global Supply Chain Director) presented their presentations to Prof. Dr. They shared it with the participants on the online platform under the moderation of Mehmet Tanyaş.