Fahrettin Kazak is a lawyer by training. A managing partner at PharmaVision, he is the Director for Human Resources and Industrial Relations. A graduate of the University of Istanbul, his initial job experience includes 1 year of private practice followed by a position as case lawyer for the next 4 years at KIPLAS, Chemistry, Petroleum, Tire and Plastic Industry Employers Union of Turkey. Having joined predecessor company of PharmaVision (formerly Türk-Hoechst) in 1988, his current responsibilities include the management of various personnel affairs, such as labor union relations, contract bargaining, salary and reward packages, performance evaluations, manpower planning, training scheduling, recruitment/hiring/job termination as well as all legal contacts and government permits as they pertain to a ca. 400 man factory environment.