Burak Büyükfırat has assumed the role of Şişecam’s chief research, development and quality officer.

Burak Büyükfırat has assumed the role of Şişecam’s chief research, development and quality officer. He helms Şişecam’s Science, Technology and Design Center, which researches efficient energy utilization through integrated furnace models and aims to pioneer projects in heat transfer efficiency, new refractory materials and glass melting technologies.

Büyükfırat started his career at Kabelwerk Wagner GmbH & Co KG in Germany as an investment specialist. He has held several leadership roles throughout his career, including marketing and sales director, CEO and has been a member of several company boards.

Büyükfırat was working as a consultant for Şişecam’s “restructuring of production technologies” project since 2021. Company officials said Büyükfırat’s appointment brings a “wealth of expertise across diverse sectors such as packaging, mechanical contracting, energy, iron and steel.”

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