Mrs. Hülya Gedik; board chairman of Gedik Holding; has been elected as IIW Vice President by the International Institute of Welding.

IIW (INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF WELDING) is an exceptionally outstanding scientific and welding engineering center since 1948 and it comprises of 55 world-wide bodies and sets and improves international standards about welding Technologies since 2011. During the 66th board meeting within the framework of technical board sessions in Essen/Germany; IIW elected Mrs. Hülya Gedik who had been a member within the first 3 years as Vice President for the succeeding 3 years period.

During the meeting that had an intensive participation by 720 members; world renowned and outstanding experts presented and shared the most recent developments about International Welding Engineering, Inspectorship, Training and Certifications. IIW awarded a certificate of appreciation to Mrs. Hülya Gedik for her endeavours and contributions within the first 3 years and cited the projects and activities via GEV (Gedik Education and Social Aids Foundation).