Erol Kiresepi, who served as the President of the International Organization of Employers (IOE) for 4 years and whose term of office expired on June 1, 2021, was elected by the IOE General Assembly as the "Honorary President of IOE", effective from June 1, 2021.
Erol Kiresepi, Chairman of the Board of Santa Farma İlaç Sanayii and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of KİPLAS, who has been the chairman since 2017 within the body of the International Organization of Employers (IOE), which celebrated its centennial last year, was held at the IOE General Assembly held on 1 June 2021. It ended in.
The IOE General Assembly, taking into account the outstanding achievement and dedication he showed at the global level during his presidency, elected Kiresepi as the 'IoE Honorary President' with the proposal of the IOE Board of Directors, effective from 1 June 2021.
Kiresepi, in his speech of thanks addressed to the General Assembly, stated that he was pleased to serve as the chairman at important turning points for the employer sector at the global level, such as the centennial anniversaries of the IOE and the International Labor Organization (ILO), and the G20 summits. He emphasized that the solid structure of IOE gives him a great advantage while doing his job.
“I am honored to be awarded this important title”
Kiresepi, who was elected as the Honorary President of IOE, stated that they have renewed the structure of IOE for a dynamic and agile organizational model in order to respond to the current problems and needs of the employer sector, and they have developed new partnerships and collaborations to ensure that the voice of employers is heard on wider platforms.
He underlined that all the success at the end of his four-year presidency term is possible with the cooperation of the employers and that it is proud to lead this association. Kiresepi noted that he will continue to support this important organization as the volunteer ambassador of IOE when needed and that he is honored to be deemed worthy of this important title.
The IOE, the tripartite management structure of the International Labor Organization (ILO), was created in 1920. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, IOE represents over 140 employer organizations from more than 150 countries. IOE represents the employer segment in many platforms such as ILO, World Trade Organization (WTO), United Nations (UN), G20, G7 on a global scale.