Hakan Göral attends KalDer Conference
The 28th edition of the annual Quality Congress was held by KalDer on November 26-27 at Lütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Center in order to discuss in detail recent approaches, issues, and solutions with respect to leadership quality. Held under the theme of "Fix the Basics!", the congress began with keynotes from Koç Holding Deputy Chairman of the Board, Ali Koç, and U.S. economist Nouriel Roubini. Afterward, many subjects were discussed over the next two days in private and simultaneous panels, including Expanding the Problem-Solving Ability of Society and Institutions, Quality in the VUCA World, Environmental Sustainability, Gender Equality and Inclusiveness, Education, and Metropolises in the 21st Century.
Tekfen Holding Agri-Industry Vice President Hakan Göral met with congress participants at the panel titled "Solutions to Today's Problems, Agriculture and Husbandry at a National and Global Scale". Moderated by Ali Ekber Yıldırım, agriculture reporter at Dünya newspaper, the panel also featured TürkTraktör CEO Aykut Özüner, and Feyz Farm owner Sencer Solakoğlu.
Hakan Göral began his address with a quote from Austrian-born American management consultant and author, Peter F. Drucker, who said, "Strategy is a commodity, execution is an art". Göral went on to stress the importance of actually practicing the strategies that have been laid out and not let them be just empty words. Göral presented facts and figures to explain the issues faced by the agricultural industry in the world, and talked about the design and components of the cyclical, sustainable food system that must be designed in response to today's issues. Göral explained using figures the state of agriculture in Turkey and the areas that present room for improvement, before delving into good practices implemented by Toros and Tekfen Agri-Industry. Göral concluded his remarks by saying that Tekfen Agri-Industry Group's efforts have also attracted attention on the international platform, and that Toros Agri is the only company in Turkey to receive the Protect & Sustain certification issued by IFA.