Turkey: Batıçim has appointed Akif Geçer as its general manager and as a member of its executive board. Arif Alp Dündar has also been appointed as chief financial officer and as a member of the executive board.
Geçer was the general manager of construction company Türkerler Holding from 2011 to 2015. Prior to this he held management positions at Çimko Cemento and Şanlıurfa Çimento and production roles at OYAK and Denizli Cement dating back to the early 1990s. He is a graduate in chemical engineering from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara.