Published On: Tue, Nov 5th, 2013

The American Turkish Society Celebrates U.S.-Turkey Ties at NYSE

-U.S. Commerce Secretary Pritzker and Turkish Finance Minister Şimşek as guests of honor

NEW YORK –  The American Turkish Society will commemorate the financial and commercial ties between United States and Turkey at a festive benefit gala on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange on the evening of November 7th. 

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek will attend as guests of honor and deliver remarks to an audience of 300 guests including top-level executives from both countries. Süreyya Ciliv, CEO of Turkcell (TKC), the leading communications and technology company in Turkey, will participate with remarks.

Turkcell, venue sponsor, is the only NYSE-listed Turkish company. Other top-level supporters include AIG, The Coca-Cola Company, Sabancı Holding, and Borsa Istanbul together with the Istanbul Financial Center Initiative. The benefit gala is attended by corporations and individuals committed to fostering U.S.-Turkey partnership and supporting The American Turkish Society’s efforts.

“We are honored that Secretary Pritzker and Minister Şimşek will join us for this unique celebration,” noted Murat Köprülü, Chairman of The American Turkish Society, “we are proud to showcase our two countries’ cooperation to date and to deepen it further with our guests and generous supporters.”


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