Pedersen & Partners welcomes Ceren Donmez back to its Turkey team

September 8, 2020 – Istanbul, Turkey – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Ceren Donmez has rejoined the firm as a Consultant in Istanbul, Turkey.

Ceren Donmez is a multi-industry business development, marketing, sales, and project management professional, who is responsible for establishing and maintaining cross-border relationships with international clients. Ceren lived and worked in Seoul, South Korea for five years, where she served as Sales Manager & Team Leader for a leading global automotive accessories firm, and was involved in corporate development and project management activities with the firm’s long-term strategic goals in mind. Prior to that, she served as International Advisor for Sungkyunkwan University and as an Operations Manager for a South Korean start-up. Earlier in her career, Ceren worked at the Pedersen & Partners Istanbul office as a Consultant and Business Development Associate, where she gained skills in local and international business development and search execution across a wide range of industries.

Sabit Tapan

“Global and Turkish companies, both public and private, rely on our team for our geographic footprint, industry expertise, and functional knowledge when they need to attract, assess, grow, and retain talent around the world. We are delighted to welcome Ceren back from her tenure in South Korea, with the added experience and qualifications that she has gained there. Ceren is an exemplary search consultant with strong regional and global insights, and a multicultural background. I am confident that she will support our clients in developing and attracting the ideal candidate profile for their industry challenges, business aspirations, and leadership culture,” stated Sabit Tapan, Partner and Country Manager for Turkey.

Ceren Donmez

“I’m thrilled to be back at Pedersen & Partners, and I am excited to leverage the professional experience that I gained in South Korea. The firm is committed to creating long-lasting relationships with its clients to build strategic and sustainable growth through executive teams with the right credentials, education, knowledge, and expertise. The post-pandemic business ecosystem demands that businesses reduce costs, create organisational efficiencies, and navigate significant business challenges. I look forward to identifying the very best talent to help transform multinational and regional businesses,” added Ceren Donmez, Consultant at Pedersen & Partners.


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