Chief Commercial Officer
After a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the Istanbul Technical University (ITU) and a Master of Business Finance at the Istanbul University, Mr. Soydan has held various managerial positions in Sales and Marketing for major international groups active in finance, automotive and steel for more than 25 years.
In 2010, he joined the Turkish steel company Erdemir. For more than 7 years, he held the positions of Head of Technical Director, Head of long product Sales & Marketing (local and export markets), Head of Automotive Sales & Marketing (local and export markets) during 4 years before becoming, General Manager of the largest service center in Turkey (4 plants in 4 different regions) in 2015.
In 2017, Burak joined the NLMK Group as General Manager of NLMK Turkey. Upon his arrival, he developed the Sales & Marketing department and the Logistics organization from scratch. Under his leadership, NLMK Turkey has become the largest importer of steel with more than 2 million tons per year. He therefore has a very good knowledge of the group, our products and our different markets.
His top priority will be to expand our position in key markets and products, strengthened by the 2021-2022 comprehensive investment program in assets, systems and people.
NLMK Europe - Strip Products: Jaap Piso, new position focused on strategic projects
... Supply chain Director, Mr. Jaap Piso will concentrate on several highly strategic projects for our business unit, in cooperation with Cornelius Louwrens, CEO. Over the next 2 months, Jaap will also focus on the transition with his successor to enable Mr. Burak Soydan to start his new position in the best possible conditions. Cornelius Louwrens, CEO NLMK Europe - Strip Products, said: “Jaap’s expertise and experience will be great assets in developing and supporting projects and initiatives that will enable ...