HVAC-R Turkey | 2020 Yearly Issue

CIAT will Continue Its Activities in Turkey Under Its Roof of ALDAĞ Inc. W ith the agreement between ALDAĞ Inc. Turkey and CIAT France provided on December 19, 2019, all sales, marketing and af- ter-sales services of CIAT Turkey Heat- ing Cooling and Ventilation Systems. In- dustry and Trade Inc. were transferred to ALDAĞ Inc. ALDAĞ Inc. reached the condition of the sole authorized dis- tributor of the products which are CIAT branded in Turkey borders. At the cer- emony held in İstanbul Çırağan Palace on January 28, 2020, signatures were signed by the chief executives of both companies and the partnership of the two companies became official. The meeting, which many industry repre- sentatives, ALDAĞ, and CIAT business partners showed interest, commenced with the opening speech of the Chief Executive Officer of ALDAĞ Inc., Rebii Dağoğlu. In his speech, Dağoğlu stat- ed: “We are very proud and happy to welcome all members of the industry and media here on the occasion of this beautiful event. CIAT, the world’s larg- est company in the field of commer- cial air conditioning, is part of a group have never adopted and do not adopt a price-based, growth strategy that ig- nores quality. Today we are signing this partnership because CIAT’s corporate culture and management approach are in line with our growth strategy. This agreement is not just a signing cere- mony of a business partnership, it has much more meaning than the definition of a business partnership. The whole sector will witness this in the near fu- ture.” Adding that the mastermind of this agreement was ALDAĞ Inc.’s Exec- utive Board Member Stavros Tsavalos, Dağoğlu said “Stavros Tsavalos, who has taken on very important tasks in the global companies of the air condi- tioning sector, came to us with this idea, and we started our work based on this idea. We have successfully completed a challenging 18-month period, and a new period will begin from now on. When I took over the management of the com- pany three years ago, I said that noth- ing would be the same, so it is now. I did everything I said I would. The change process we experience now is not only the change process of ALDAĞ Inc., but with a vast network, from air condition- ing to cooling, from fire and safety to automation, with a turnover of $19 bil- lion. We will all see what synergy will emerge when CIAT’s strength and trust in us and our respected image we have achieved by putting on it over the years as ALDAĞ Inc. come together. ALDAĞ Inc. has always been a respected and reliable company, and the only short- coming was the dynamism that would trigger change. After I took over the management of the company three years ago, a change and transforma- tion process began in the company. As a matter of fact, this agreement that we will sign here today is one of the fruits of this process. The concept of sustain- ability plays an important role in the future growth and development strat- egy of ALDAĞ Inc. The concept of sus- tainability consists of three main ele- ments. It is possible to list these three elements as follows: energy efficiency, environmental awareness, and digitali- zation. We determine our entire devel- opment strategy based on these three elements and by creating value. We 10 2020 News