Brits pick most successful Turks

Published 29.10.2010 09:55

The Business Network (BIZNET), an organization that intends to enhance British-Turkish business and social relations, has released a list of the “Most Successful Turks” in Britain for the first time.

The Best Turkish Investor to the UK was Turkish Airlines (THY), while Vodafone was named the Best British Investor to Turkey.

Zeynep Turudi was the Most Successful Entrepreneur and Şadiye Arslan was named the Most Successful Businesswoman. The Most Successful Businessman prize went to Hakkı Tatar.

BIZNET named Aisha Izzet the Most Successful Professional Executive, Hüseyin Özer the Most Successful Global Turk and Jeyda Ibrahim the Most Successful Student.

Anatolian Sky Holidays was declared the Most Successful Company by the British organization. The Most Successful Academician award was given to Şevket Pamuk. Boris Johnson was given the Most Supportive British award. The list also included Ali Rıza Sever as the Most Successful Doctor and Münir Tatar as the Most Successful Financier. Finally, Can Yeğinsu received the Judges Special Award.

The winners' prizes were handed out during a special ceremony on Wednesday in London with Turkish State Minister Selma Aliye Kavaf, Turkish Ambassador to Britain Ünal Çeviköz, British politicians and Turkish and British businesspeople in attendance.

Speaking at the ceremony, Kavaf congratulated the award winners, whom she described as people who moved to Britain from Turkey to make their dreams come true and turned their energy into synergy and their experiences into prosperity.

She said commercial, political and social relations between Turkey and Britain have been proceeding along a trajectory of deep-rooted cultural heritage. İstanbul Today's Zaman - CIHAN

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