-- Teoman steps up from CFO as Kerem Inanc, former General Manager for Turkey, takes on regional CEO role
ISTANBUL, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DHL Global Forwarding, leading provider of air, sea and road freight services in Europe and Asia, has appointed Teoman Beyazit as its new General Manager for Turkey with effect from 1 April 2015. Formerly CFO and Deputy Managing Director for DHL Global Forwarding Turkey, Teoman will report to Claudio Scandella, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding, Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. Teoman replaces Kerem Inanc, former General Manager, who was appointed CEO DHL Global Forwarding Eastern Europe as of 1 April, managing a cluster of 12 countries in the region including Russia, Austria and Poland.
"Apart from its rapid and ongoing economic growth, Turkey is increasingly becoming a gateway into the Middle East," said Claudio Scandella, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding, Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. "Teoman's operational expertise and financial acumen have played a significant role in establishing our business in Turkey and sustaining its growth over the past decade. As Deputy Managing Director, he proved himself to be a strong and capable leader who understands the DHL Global Forwarding business and has been successful at forging strong partner and customer relationships. We are excited to have Teoman at the helm as we look to further grow our business in this fast-developing economy."
Teoman Beyazit, General Manager, DHL Global Forwarding Turkey said: "With more exciting developments expected in the coming years, I am honored to lead the DHL Global Forwarding business in Turkey. This role marks the culmination of a logistics career that started more than ten years ago in this very same organization. I am confident that at the helm of one of the most capable and effective teams in the country, I will continue delivering and improving on our world-class freight services that meet and adapt with the evolving needs of our customers in this extremely vibrant economy."
A former auditing professional and CPA, Teoman joined the Deutsche Post DHL group in 2004 as Country Controller, contributing significantly to the development of DHL Global Forwarding Turkey as a newly-founded corporate entity. He spent the last six years as CFO and Deputy Managing Director, working with former General Manager Kerem Inanc to drive several major change initiatives within the business.
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