IZIKAD awarded Viking Kağıt "the Award for the Company that gives importance to Women's Business Life of 2017"...

Within the scope of the Izmir Business World Women Entrepreneurship Awards organized for the first time in 2018 by the Izmir Business Women's Association (IZIKAD), Viking Kağıt was awarded as the Company that gives importance to Women's Business Life of 2017.

Within the scope of the Izmir Business World Women Entrepreneurship Awards organized for the first time in 2018 by the Izmir Business Women's Association (IZIKAD), Viking Kağıt was awarded as the Company that gives importance to Women's Business Life of 2017.

Izmir Business World Women Entrepreneurship Awards, which its jury consists of Izmir's business women; Aysel Öztezel, Zeynep Gürel, Dilek Gappi, Ayça Bükülmeyen, Meltem Kolday, Candan Çorbacıoğlu, Gülfem Perçin Yorgancılar; was given to their owners in the Swiss Hotel Grand Efes. Viking Kağıt ve Selüloz A.Ş. which 22% of its employees are women; that is increasing the number of female employees every year, that employed the first and only female forklift operator in the Aegean region, was selected as the Company that gives importance to Women's Business Life in 2017 with the jury's evaluation.

On the the behalf of Viking Kağıt A.Ş., the General Manager of the company, Ahmet Abdullah Akçasız, received the award. Akçasız made a speech after the award and stated that they are happy and proud to receive the award and that they support women's participation in business life as a member of the Yaşar Group, which signed the 2012 Declaration of Support to the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles. He said "Today, the contribution and efforts of our woman employees are great.

We are proud to have received this award. I believe that we will achieve much better work with our female employees and we are much stronger with them." Founded in 1969 in order to supply products to industrial paper sector, Viking Kağıt is Turkey's first private paper factory.

Viking Kağıt entered the cleaning paper sector in 1996 with toilet paper, towel and napkin products offered under the brands Lily, Senso and Select to meet consumer needs and expectations, and has principles to provide superior quality products. Viking Kağıt, with the vision of continuous development and improvement since the day it was founded, and with the mission of providing the best to its customers, is the first in the sector in which it operates. Viking Kağıt, which constantly renews and develops its products, presented many products to the consumers that had features seen firstly in the tissue paper sector in Turkey, such as the first selective leaf towel, the first cotton blended toilet paper, the first 3-ply and aloe vera added toilet paper and the first aloe vera added towel.