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Erol Kiresepi

President International Organisation of EmployersCEO of Santa Farma Pharmaceuticals
Qualifications:

MSc

Location: Geneve, Switzerland

Biography

Born in Istanbul, he is a Chemical Engineer, with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. As of today Mr. Kiresepi is, CEO of Santa Farma Pharmaceuticals. President of the Pharmaceutical Sector Committee and Member of the Assembly of Istanbul Chamber of Industry,  Vice President of the Chemical Petroleum, Rubber and Plastic Industries Employers’ Association of Turkey (KIPLAS), Member of the Governing Body of the Turkish Confederation of Employer Associations (TİSK), where he served as the Vice President during 2014 to 2016. Mr. Kiresepi after serving during all G20 presidencies since 2011 as a Member of B20 Employment Task Force, and during 2017 G20 German Presidency as co-chair of the B20 Employment and Education Task Force, he actually is co-chair of the same Task Force of the G20 Argentinian Presidency. Mr. Kiresepi is actually President of the International Organisation of Employers (IOE).