A total of 136 innovative projects competed in the 2014 Stars of the Year Awards. Presented in five categories, the awards made a financial contribution to Yıldız Holding reaching nearly 45 million USD in 2014.
In the 2014 awards, team projects were evaluated and a total of five grand prizes were awarded. The Stars of the Year competition received 136 project applications in total. As a result of the shortlisted projects by the panel and employee votes, the following projects were recognised: “Ülker Saklıköy” in the Contribution to Growth category; Pasifik Gıda’s “B.I.Z.” project in the Values category; “O’lala” in the Innovation category; Azmüsebat’s “35% Steel Efficiency” project in the Cost Advantage category; and, Ülker Çikolata “Integral Excellence” project in the Operational Excellence category.