Yasemin İşsever to lead joint venture with leading trout producer in Turkey.
In a press release, BioMar writes that Yasemin İşsever has been appointed as BioMar-Sagun Managing Director.
İşsever is a “well-respected profile in the Turkish aquaculture industry with a strong track record leading businesses within farming, processing, and feed manufacturing,” wrote BioMar.
She will start her new role next week and take over the position as Managing Director from Bora Aydemir who has been employed in the position since the establishment of the company. İşsever has been working for the Turkish industrial group Abalıoǧlu since 2004, where for the last 10 years she headed their aquaculture business managing both the fish farming and feed production areas.
“I am very happy that Yasemin has accepted this challenge. We have an ambitious strategy for our joint venture together with Sagun Group, and we believe Yasemin will be highly valuable for the company going forward. Despite the challenges the Turkish market has experienced in the last years, our BioMar-Sagun JV has been showing promising results. We firmly believe that Yasemin together with our strong local team, will successfully continue the work on realising our ambitions in Turkey”, said BioMar Group VP EMEA Division Ole Christensen.
BioMar-Sagun is a fish feed manufacturing company, founded as a 50-50 Joint-Venture between BioMar Group and leading Turkish aquaculture company Sagun Group. Sagun has a 7,000 tonne-a-year licence capacity for rainbow trout.