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Cenk Soyak

Résumé May 2001

NAME: CENK SOYAK
DATE OF BIRTH : 08.06.1968
EDUCATION:
1999-2000 Executive MBA - GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, KOÇ UNIVERSITY Istanbul- Turkey
1991 B.Sc. CIVIL ENGINEERING, MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, Ankara-Turkey
1986 T.E.D. ANKARA COLLEGE

WORK EXPERIENCE:
9/2000 - present DEPARTMENT HEAD, STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION MANAGEMENT, PLANET ERNST&YOUNG MANAGEMENT CONSULTING
Currently has the overall responsibility of the BTM (Business Transformation Management) and SAS (Strategic Advisory Services) service lines, which provide strategic, structural and technology enabled consulting services for local and international clients.
Supervising a group of 12 Consultants and reporting to the Regional Managing Director. 9/1998 –9/2000 MANAGER, BPR SERVICE LINE, ERNST&YOUNG MANAGEMENT CONSULTING Promoted to Manager on 1999. Supported the establishment of the BPR (Business Process Reengineering) Service Line.

E&Y Sample list of clients served – (strictly confidential) Hürriyet Gazetecilik A.Ş., Bidaş , Interval Int., ENKA, Başer Holding, Babcock Wilcox Gama, Logosoft, JPMorgan, Shell Turkey, CMS Energy, Castrol, Efes Beverage Group, Koleksiyon Mobilya. Curren projects are confidential:  Reorganization, Strategy and Business Development of a DM100 Million Holding with 14 companies active in manufacturing, distribution and trading, supervising a team of 12 consultants.  Portal strategy and e-business case development of a $120 Million FMCG group, Moscow The main responsibilities apart from managing projects are the following: A recent promotion led to sharing a portion of the responsibilities of the General Manager who is no longer with the company. Currently has the overall responsibility of the BTM (Business Transformation Management) and SAS (Strategic Advisory Services) service lines. Assumed Regional Business Development Manager role on January 2000 for the following countries in the SEE (South Eastern Europe) region; Turkey, Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Cyprus, F.Y.R.O.M, Serbia. Works on the .company initiative of EY for the Turkish market and provides know-how transfer on eEngineering and eCommerce - special focus on B2B market.

As a member of the “Executive Marketing Committee” supervised the marketing and pursuit activities of the Management Consulting Practice. This involved visiting and interviewing the top executives of the major companies in Turkey.  Represents EY at campus recruitment days. Planned and supervised the 1998, 1999 and 2000 recruitment activities of the consulting practice. This involved interviewing of 60+ candidates and 20+ high level executives. Attended to the following EY training programs: Process Modeling - London, UK Fusion Fitness - London, UK Facilitated Session Leadership - Toronto, CANADA Project Management - Atlanta, USA Knowledge Management - Sydney, AUSTRALIA Advanced Selling Skills - London, UK 6/1996 - 2/1997 ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER - HÜRRİYET 2000 PROJECT, IN ASSOCIATION WITH ARTHUR ANDERSEN & CO., HÜRRİYET GAZETİLİK VE MATBAACILIK A.Ş. - DOĞAN GROUP Took assistant project manager responsibility in Hürriyet Printing and Publishing Group's MIS department responsible for the implementation of 'Hürriyet 2000' project.