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Executive 43590

Cenk's Profile

iCEO #43590

Position: CEO

Nationality: Turkey


Dynamic, savy, MBA-educated professional offering succesful leadership and extensive turnaround experience in industrial machinery industry. Results-focused, effectual and bilingual leader who performs well in multi-national environment. Talent for proactively identifying and resolving problems – reversing negative sales trends, controlling costs, and maximizing productivity.

Major Achievements

Promoted by shareholders and challenged to history of declining sales and financial losses. Re-established financial control, leading company from severe financial losses to strong and sustained profitability in 3 years. EBITDA improved to +15% in 2006 from -22% in 2002. Distributed in excess of €7 million cash to shareholders in USA between 2003 and 2007. Currently completing the sale of the company to a larger player in the industry.

Industry Sector Competencies

Consumer Goods
Custom made apparel
industrial machinery/ Apparel

Professional Objectives

Function: MD, Board Member,
Sector: Industrial Machinery, Apparel
Interim Manager: No
Permanent Position: Yes
Operational: Yes
Availability: Full time
Prefered Locations: UK

Additional Professional Interests

Non executive director assignments

Countries Covered

Czech Republic

Operational Competencies

Technologies to market (Expert)
Business development (Professional)
Acquisition and shadow management (Expert)
New product or service launch (Expert)
Geographical expansion (Professional)
Company rescue or turnaround (Expert)
Close down or sell off (Expert)
Pre or post investment audit (Professional)



Home Country

Czech Republic


Full time




English, German, Turkish

Management Experience

More than 15 years

Company Size


Founder or Co-Founder


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Professional Matching

a timely professional matching process to identify and present the right international executives with relevant local expertise amongst our interim managers, executives, and executive investors.

Fast Selection

a unique cross-border reactivity with a first selection of international executives submitted to our clients in less than 10 days through an executive search amongst our executives and interim managers.

Contractual Flexibility

for any executive recruitment, the clients have the flexibility either to sign a few months interim management agreement or to hire directly our vetted executives for a permanent position.

Competitive Fees

100% success fees based on executive recruitment closing. A fixed recruitment fee specific by region and unique for any salary. No retained fees. No exclusivity.