Ayhan Ozturk is a passionate, dynamic, results-oriented leader and entrepreneur who has above 15 years of experience with a proven track record of achieving revenue, profit, and double-digit business growth within start-up, growth and in emerging markets. Ayhan has extensive regional leadership experience in highly complex business environments which require diversity, talent, and operational excellence management and deep understanding of multiple markets and functions in the Healthcare and Medical Device industry.
Ayhan was promoted to the Turkey Country Manager role after the acquisition of the Medical device company by Medtronic in 2014 and had been working as the Regional Vice President of TWAL (Turkey, West Asia, and Levant) since 2015. Before joining Medtronic, he established and managed various businesses and operations in Healthcare, Medical Device, and Manufacturing. Ayhan managed to go direct projects, transformed the business from distribution companies to Medtronic successfully in Turkey, and strengthened the team focusing on building sustainable organizations with a robust business model, talent and diversity management, and inclusion in emerging and complex markets. Ayhan holds an MBA degree from Ozyegin University BSc degree in International Relations from American International University. He speaks English, Turkish, German, and French.
Ayhan serves as a board member in various leading Industrial Trade Association; he serves as the President of ARTED in Turkey since 2019.
He is married, has two children, likes sailing and outdoor activities, and is a life-long learner.