Ahmet Onerbay Recognized by LA Chamber of Commerce
(Newswire.net — November 18, 2016) Beverly Hills, California –Entrepreneur and business leader Ahmet Onerbay was recently honored by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce as part of its Bold in Business program. The Chamber’s program, celebrating 125 years of the organization’s existence, recognizes Los Angeles-area business leaders who have driven the economy and built strong workforces in the region. The Turkish-born business leader has worked hard to receive such recognition. “I am honored and thrilled to be recognized by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce,” says Ahmet. “The Chamber and its programs are some of the most influential such initiatives in the United States. To learn more about the recipient of this prestigious honor, visit https://www.everipedia.com/ahmet-onerbay/.
Ahmet took over as Vice President of Icon Stone, Inc., a firm that specializes in natural stone products for the construction and landscaping industries, in 2009. At the time, the company was struggling with an economic downturn, especially in the face of the housing market crash. Facing impending bankruptcy, he took it upon himself to save the firm from closing shop. With his profound leadership abilities and his unrivaled work ethic, he was able to save the company, positioning it as a leader in the natural stones industry. Today, Icon Stone is listed as one of the 500 fastest-growing companies in the United States, helped along by a recovering economy and a recent boom in real estate development projects. The company, located in the LA-area community of Santa Fe Springs, California, has several quarry and production facilities around the globe and employs hundreds of workers both in Europe and in the U.S.
He is also active with international trade organizations. He is the current Vice President on the board of directors for WATCH-US, the Western American & Turkish Chamber of Commerce. The organization supports trade missions and delegations between the United States and Turkey as well as helping provide mentorship to young business professionals in both countries. By working closely with regulatory agencies, governments, and business operations in both the U.S. and abroad, Ahmet and WATCH-US have a goal of increasing trade volume between countries to $60 billion over the next decade. For more information on Ahmet and his extensive history as a business visionary, visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP2_ap2GaCxhH9E-zsVsxNw.
About Ahmet Onerbay
As a business leader, entrepreneur, and active trade advocate, Onerbay has received accolades for his forward thinking and innovation in business. He serves as the Vice President of Icon Stone, Inc., which is listed as one of the 500 fastest-growing companies in the United States. He is also Vice President of Watch Us, the Western American & Turkish Chamber of Commerce.