Levent Gökçe, CEO at Saint-Gobain Turkey, was unanimously elected as Chairman at the General Assembly of İZODER (Association of Thermal, Water, Sound and Fire Insulators). Having fulfilled the role of Managing Director at İzocam and Weber and currently acting as a Board Member at İzocam, Weber and Rigips, Levent Gökçe said: “As public support and the people’s interest will grow with the realisation of the positive effects of insulation on buildings, the industry will develop and grow. At İZODER, we will continue to strive for the insulation installations for buildings to be a common practice and to contribute to both the society and our country’s economy.”
İZODER, which aims to increase insulation awareness and to help develop the insulation industry in Turkey, had its General Assembly with Planned Election on February 13, Thursday at Radisson Blu Otel Asia. Levent Gökçe, CEO at Saint-Gobain Turkey, was elected the 14th Term Chairman.
At İZODER, we will continue to contribute to our country
Levent Gökçe, Chairman at İZODER, noted that their objective was to reinforce İZODER’s position by keeping up with the changing dynamics in addition to the various high-value projects already in the works. Offering their thanks to all İZODER members, who have taken it upon themselves to proclaim the fact that insulation is a topic of interest for our society in terms of safety and economy on all platforms, Levent Gökçe said: “If we, as a country, are to have safe and healthy buildings, then we must equip our buildings with thermal, water, sound and fire insulation that is up to the standards. Moreover, I believe that the ‘Urban Transformation Action Plan’ announced by the Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning is an important opportunity to bring insulation legislations up to the same advanced level as EU member states. With the realisation of the positive effects of insulation of all kinds on buildings, public support and people’s perception of the importance of insulation will help the industry grow even further. At İZODER, we will continue to strive for the insulation installations for buildings to be a common practice and to contribute to both the society and our country’s economy.”
Born in 1967 in Söke-Aydın, Levent Gökçe graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Middle East Technical University before completing the International Business Administration program at the Faculty of Business Administration at Istanbul University. They fulfilled the role of Managing Director at Saint-Gobain Weber Yapı Kimyasalları San. ve Tic. A.Ş. in 2005-2017 and of Managing Director at İzocam Ticaret ve Sanayi A.Ş. in 2017-2019. They were appointed CEO of Saint-Gobain Turkey on April 1 2019. He is a Board Member at İzocam, Weber and Rigips, which are leading organisations in the construction industry. Married with two children, Levent Gökçe speaks English.