Meltem Deren

Meltem Deren

Country Manager Turkey

+90 212 324 6524

Country Manager Turkey

Having completed numerous C-level executive search and leadership assessment projects across diverse industries both in Turkey and cross-borders, Meltem specializes in Professional Advisory, Financial Services and Private Equity. She has worked in a wide range of pre and post M&A assignments where not only the technical competencies are important but also the soft skills specific to manage cultural and people-related challenges are also critical. Also, Meltem has significant experience in restructuring, growing and launching new businesses.

Prior to Executive Search, Meltem had previously worked for  Disbank Istanbul and Deutsche Bank London as Head of Risk Management, Head of Treasury Marketing and VP, Institutional Sales, respectively between 1990 and 2001. She also ran her own business in the entertainment industry for  five years until entering into the executive search in 2007.

Meltem holds a BA degree in Business Administration from Bogazici University, Istanbul, and an MBA from Exeter University in the United Kingdom. Meltem speaks fluent English and French.