SEPANG- Malaysia Airports has appointed Berk Albayrak as the chief executive officer (CEO) of its Turkish asset, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (ISG) effective 1 September.
Malaysia Airports’ Group CEO, Dato’ Mohd Shukrie Mohd Salleh, congratulated Mr Berk Albayrak on his appointment as the CEO of ISG. “We are confident he will lead and further strengthen ISG's position as a city airport, more so with the encouraging signs of recovery shown by the airport in terms of traffic movements. Recently, ISG was ranked as the 4th busiest airport in Europe by the Airports Council International (ACI) and showed encouraging recovery for 1H21 by recording 53% of the total passenger traffic movements at pre-COVID-19 levels."
Last April, Albayrak was appointed the Covering CEO of ISG. In the 11 years that he has been in ISG, he has held various positions including being the chief operating officer and the technical services director. Albayrak is a civil engineer by profession. He was also the department manager for Limak and GMR Joint Venture, director of the construction division for DHMI Turkey and assistant project manager for Baki Group of Companies.