Analysys Mason has hired Ethemcan Bakirlioglu of Bain & Company to help the company drive its expansion in Turkey, the Middle East and Central Asia.
Appointed partner, Ethemcan Bakirlioglu brings to the consulting firm more than fifteen years of experience in strategic consulting and in industry. Based in Istanbul and London, Bakirlioglu specializes in strategy, business growth, post-deal due diligence and value creation, and operations transformation.
“I am very pleased to join Analysys Mason to lead the growth of the business in the region. I was impressed by Analysys Mason’s intense focus on creating extraordinary results for its clients, its entrepreneurial spirit and its highly talented people who share a passion for the telecommunications, media and technology industry ( TMT),” he said.
Most recently, Bakirlioglu was an associate partner at Bain & Company and a senior member of its TMT practice. Previously, he was director of Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company) and worked for Turkish consultancy Value Gene Consulting Group and Italian-based management consultancy Value Partners.
Earlier in his career, Bakirlioglu worked in the corporate strategy team of Turk Telekom, where he focused on corporate strategy, business model growth and business development.
“I am delighted to welcome Ethemcan to Analysys Mason, further broadening our skill set and deepening our geographic coverage to serve existing customers and bring Analysys Mason’s deep domain knowledge to new customers,” said commented Bram Moerman, Global CEO of Analysys Mason.
Based in London, Analysys Mason has 17 offices worldwide. The company’s Middle East-focused team operates out of Dubai.