Election process for Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry is complete. Mr. Ibrahim Burkay entered the race with a single list and received almost all the votes from Assembly Members of BTSO. As expected, Mr. Burkay is re-elected for his second term as the President of the Board of Directors of BTSO.
Following the election of the committee and council members in the elections held on April 3, the BTSO elected the 'Board of Directors' and the 'Assembly Presidency Council'. Accordingly, Mr. İbrahim Burkay; who was re-elected as President consisted the following names as members of Board of Directors: Mr. İsmail Kuş, Mr. Cüneyt Şener, Mr. Hasan Gürses, Mr. İbrahim Gülmez, Mr. Aytuğ Onur, Mr. Irmak Aslan, Mr. Osman Nemli, Mr. Alparslan Şenocak, Mr. Hasim Kilic and Mr. Muhsin Koçaslan.
List for Substitute Members of the Board of Directors consists the following names; Mr. Bayram Uçkun, Mr. Yusuf Ertan, Mr. Abidin Şakir Özen, Mr. Cabir Sökücü, Mr. Abdullah Seyhan, Mrs. Livza Yılbirlik Yılmaz, Mr. Yüksel Taşdemir, Mr. Haşim Kar, Mrs. Sevgi Saygın and Mr. Ahmet Kurtuluş.
President of the Assembly along with members of Presidency of the Assembly and Presiding Board have also been designated. Accordingly; Mr. Ali Uğur is elected as the new President for the Assembly Board and the members of the Presidency of the Assembly and Presiding Board consists the following names; Mr. Murat Bayizit and Mr. Metin Şenyurt as Vice Presidents and Mrs. Gülçin Güleç Uçar and Mr. Hakan Batmaz has been elected as Clerk Members of the Assembly.
WE WILL PROCEED WITH OUR MACRO PROJECTS IN THE NEW TERM
Mr. İbrahim Burkay; President of the Board of Directors of BTSO stated that they have selected members of the Board of Directors, Presidency of the Assembly and Presiding Board, TOBB (Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey) Delegates and Specialized Commissions, which will cover the period of 2018-2022 with a high participation rate after the election busy and intensive works that took place for 4 months. Mr. Burkay reminded that for the past five years they have realized projects which contributed significant vision to both Bursa’s and Turkey’s economy and said, “We started off with 16 macro projects goal and we were able to realize 40 macro projects within the 5 years of our term of duty. The vision and projects we have presented through our ‘Bursa Grows Turkey Grows’ idea will continue to develop and realize new projects in upcoming 4 years of period with our renewed Board and Assembly. I would like to specifically present my gratitude for all my friends fulfilled their duties as Assembly Members and Board of Directors Members between the period of 2013-2018.
Mr. Burkay stated that during their new term of duty they will continue to work intensively in accordance with Turkey’s 2023,2053 and 2071 goals through the strength they get from Business World of Bursa.
I would also like to thank valuable members of our board for their precious confidence towards us, all together we proved the value and power of unity and solidary across Turkey.
PRESIDENT OF THE ASSEMBLY MR. ALİ UĞUR: “A FRESH JOURNEY IS AHEAD OF US”
Recently elected Mr. Ali Uğur; President of the Assembly stated that election process took place in a democratic platform. He also added by saying being assigned to a 129 years of establishment such as BTSO is a source of pride. “I felt honored and had the privilege to be chosen as a member of the assembly at BTSO for the first time in 1995. I committed myself and took responsibility for important matters through the successful path of Bursa and its powerful economy. I am fully aware of the fact that working in unity is the most important matter under this roof. This establishment sees Bursa as a common ground, claims for and has a desire to create for this city. We have a fresh journey ahead of us with 134 esteemed assembly members under this roof.
WE WILL CONTINUE WITH OUR SERVICES
Mr. Ali Uğur; President of the Assembly stated that “I wholeheartedly believe that we will carry Bursa into a more powerful future under the leadership of Mr. İbrahim Burkay; President of the Board of Directors of BTSO. Our primary goal is to support our valuable Assembly and their work as the Presidency of the Assembly and Presiding Board. I hope our Assembly will continue to be the voice of 40 thousand BTSO members in the best way they can and also proceed the hard work to serve for the benefit of the city. I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude and thanks towards Mr. Remzi Topuk; Former President of the Assembly and members of our esteemed Presiding Board and wish that the 2018-2022 duty term to be most beneficial both for Bursa and Turkey.”