28 May 2010 - Kadir Kaya has been appointed Managing Director of Inchcape Shipping Services in Turkey, effective 1 July 2010.
Kadir joins ISS from the AP Moller – Maersk Group where he has enjoyed a distinguished career in a variety of management positions both in Turkey and abroad, after completing his military service as an officer in the Turkish Navy.
Kadir holds a marine engineering and naval architecture degree and is currently General Manager of Seafreight for A.P Moller – Maersk subsidiary, Damco in Asia, based in Singapore.
Kadir will be based in our Istanbul office where he will manage ISS’ businesses throughout Turkey, reporting to the Senior Vice President – Europe, Lars Rosenkrands.
“The appointment of Kadir has been made to strengthen our overall management in Turkey and finalises an organisational restructuring process which has been underway over the past several months,” commented Lars Rosenkrands. “We welcome him to the ISS team and look forward to the benefits of his considerable experience in developing this important and developing market.”
Yavuz Tarku is leaving ISS to pursue other interests and Peter Miller, currently Senior Advisor in ISS Turkey, has stepped in as Acting General Manager with immediate effect until Kadir is in place.