Ahmet Esen


Ahmet Esen ? Executive in Residence at Sabanci University

Ahmet Esen teaches International Business at Sabanci University since February 2010.

Ahmet Esen started his business career with Pfizer in 1979 when he joined the Turkish organization as a management trainee in the Technical Division. After working in this group for four years, in 1983 he was appointed as Director of Personnel. He worked as Assistant Finance Director in 1989 for six months before taking Sales Manager role in the Pharmaceutical Division. In 1993, Esen was appointed Country Manager, Pfizer-Pakistan and two years later, he continued his career in New York as Personnel Director, North America/Australia/Canada Region. Esen was named Regional Director, South and Middle Africa in early 1996. In 1999, Esen was appointed as Country Manager, Pfizer-Turkey. Esen served as Country Manager, Pfizer-China between 2006 and end-2009.

Esen has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Bogazici University, Istanbul. He received his Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London. Esen also holds an MBA from Bogazici University, Istanbul.

Executive in Residence at Sabanci University’s  SOM, Ahmet Esen holds office hours on a weekly basis and is available to give students career advice. Contact him at ahmet@ahmetesen.com to set up an appointment.

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