AmCham Türkiye’s new project to bring global Turkish leaders together

AmCham Türkiye has launched a new project that aims to bring together Turkish professionals living internationally.

The Global Turks par Excellence Project, carried out in cooperation with AmCham Türkiye, is implemented under the sponsorship of 20 international companies led by P&G, Meta, Citi, Microsoft, PepsiCo, Borusan CAT and the International Investors Association (YASED).

Ayşegül Dicle Aydın, creator of the Global Turks par Excellence, describes the project with the aim of creating an active and strong network of distinguished Turkish professionals worldwide.

"For the project, we identified 3 thousand Turkish managers working in global units of various companies around the world. We reviewed their CVs then tried to connect with all of them via Linkedin. 1500 people responded to our correspondence," Aydın told a group of journalists in İstanbul on Feb. 21.

The project team organized a survey involving 1,100 Turkish professionals working in 60 countries, last year. The areas of expertise of those involved in the research include retail, gaming, technology, production, financial services, health, genetics, biotechnology, industrial areas, social impact, entrepreneurship, artificial intelligence.

"The research targets to discover the underlying factors driving global Turkish success and undercover the hidden limitations preventing the Turk from climbing the international corporate leader even higher," Aydın said.

"This research reveals the talent map. It also shows the skills that need to be developed," AmCham Türkiye Vice President and Citibank Türkiye CEO Emre Karter said.

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