Turkish contractor Emre Aykar has unanimously been elected president of CICA (Confederation of International Contractors’ Associations) during its general assembly meeting in Paris, France.
Aykar, who is a vice president of FIEC (the European Construction Industry Federation) will replace Chilean contractor Jorge Mas from FIIC (Interamerican Federation of the Construction Industry), whose term of office has come to its statutory end.
CICA, established in 1974, represents the construction industry on a global scale.
Aykar has been a member of the FIEC steering committee since 2012, and has been in charge of CICA matters.
He is chairman of Yapı Merkezi Construction, based in Istanbul, Turkey, and a board member of Yapı Merkezi Holding Company, chairman of Subor GRP Pipe Production, and chairman of Freysaş Yapı Systems.