Jan 30, 2024 | Maritime business news

Seçkin Uz has been appointed Managing Director of Schottel’s sister company elkon, in addition to his present and continuing role as Managing Director of Schottel Turkey.

At elkon, Uz will be dedicated to utilising various synergies between propulsion specialist Schottel and electrical system integrator elkon. At the same time, he aims to strengthen elkon’s international growth and business development in the global maritime industry. Uz succeeds Ertuğ Yaşar, who held this position for nine years.

Andreas Block, CEO parent company Schottel Industries, said: “We’d like to thank Ertuğ Yaşar for his outstanding work. Ertuğ, and with him all of the directors, shareholders and staff, have made a significant contribution to bringing the company to where it is today, demonstrating their commitment to their customers.”

Uz was named MD of Schottel Turkey in January 2022 and will continue to hold this post. He has been closely associated with elkon in his role as Chairman of the Board since May 2023. Schottel Turkey and elkon are both located in Istanbul.

Image: Seçkin Uz, new MD elkon (credit: Schottel)

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