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IntES has a rich experience working together with Alpay Cholak during our past projects, although initially Alpay was acting as our client, we later developed further as colleagues in a very complementary services approach. We feel that we can support our clients even better with Alpay on our side; bringing key expertise from very early project business case developments into the project delivery stages. Alpay is an accomplished director in the food and beverage market with a pragmatic mentality.
Alpay has a Microbiology and Brewing Science degree from The Herriot Watt University in Scotland and is a Master Brewer [International Brewing and Distilling] where he is a Senior Member. This is complemented by an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.
Over a career of 4 decades Alpay worked for several International Food & Beverage companies in the UK and spent over 20 years living and working in South Africa, Belgium, Israel, China and Vietnam. Alpay contributes with his hands on approach and leadership experience to any project team having operated from line responsibility level up to country management roles.
Alpay’s roles included operations management, and gained extensive experience in factory build and start-ups where both project management and business management skills were required. He is now working as our Lead Consultant for the food and beverage market, supporting companies who require help making use of his skills in:
Alpay is a skilled problem solver which allows him to consult companies in the earliest stage of developing their CAPEX business case and propose a total execution solution. With the extensive experience gained in the past Alpay will bring his value on during the master plan development of greenfield or brownfield production plants, implementing GMP codes, logistic studies and so on.