Leonardo - Credible Partner for Turkey’s Ambitious Industrial and Technological Growth Strategy

In this exclusive Defence Turkey interview, Leonardo’s Mr. Giovanni Soccodato, Executive VP Strategy Market and Business Development discusses the company’s success as an international player, their expertise in technology transfer and their focus on staying attuned to national requirements of its customers. Mutual benefit between Italy and Turkey founded on trust and good industrial relations has paved the way for a solid future

Date: Issue 74 - May 2017

Defence Turkey: Mr. Soccodato first of all could you please inform us about your strategies and future plans for the Turkish Market?

Commercial and industrial presence and strengthening of technological partnerships with Turkish Companies are the pillars behind Leonardo’s strategy in Turkey. Our priority is to further improve the existing strategic cooperation with the Turkish Defense industry also involving the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). We want to invest together with Turkish Companies not only for returns in the domestic market, but also to jointly challenge new foreign markets.