Chief Commercial Officer, NLMK Europe Strip
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, 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.