Alumni Profiles

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Pınar Ercan Tursun EMBA '06
Commercial Vehicles Brand Manager
Ford Motor Company

It is my belief that a business program for executives should couple theory with its practical applications. Koç Graduate School of Business simulates today's business environment. It heightened my awareness of an executive's responsibilities and allowed me to oversee numerous operations of an organization and ensure its success with a stray foresight.

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Nazım Yaprak EMBA '11
Finance Coordinator
TAV Airports Holdings Co.

I have been working at TAV Airports Holding; a pioneering, leading company in the aviation sector which is among the major players in the world today. Koç University is an institution similar to TAV Airports; with a reputation as one of the top universities around the world. My intention in attending Koç Executive MBA Program was to expand my knowledge, broaden my perspective, and improve my position. I believe that this program provided me with a rich variety of academic and social contacts, allowing participants to learn from each other. During the Program, not a week has gone by without contributing to our personal development. Each project assigned by the professors has developed the teams' abilities and knowledge. Being a part of this community is obviously the right choice, as it has been a pivotal and life changing step in my career path.  

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Özgür Sungu MSc in Finance ’11
Senior Portfolio Mananger
İş Asset Management

After 4 years of asset management experience, I decided to pursue a program that specializes in Finance to train myself in specific areas of my profession. MSc in Finance Program at Koç University became my first choice in Turkey due to the extensive experiences of the faculty members and worldwide recognition of CFA institute program partnership. The rich course list combines rigorous academic core with practical applications and provides the most efficient academic experience for students who aim deeper understanding of quantitative methods and strong managerial decision-making ability. Achievement of the right balance between theory and practice provides an invaluable expertise for a successful career in this demanding profession.