Filiz Akdede has been appointed as the Managing Director of HP Turkey effective August 1st, 2015.
She graduated from Istanbul Bosphorus University, Faculty of Economics.
Mrs. Akdede started her career in Karma (CHS) Computer. After working as Product Manager in Karma Computer, she joined HP in 1997.
In HP, she hold various roles respectively: Category Manager in Imaging and Printing Group, Consumer Sales Manager in Imaging and Printing Group, Consumer GTMU Manager, Commercial GTMU Manager, Country General Manager in Imaging & Printing Group.
She served as Retail Sales Director for Middle East, Mediterranean & Africa Region, total value of 900m$ sales per year, managed overall retail business in region, develop retail structure having end to end marketing responsibility.
Mrs. Akdede also served as Printing and Personal Systems as the Group Country Manager from June 2013 till August 2015.
Filiz Akdede represented Turkey at Women’s International Networking Conference in 2011. She has been selected to ‘Talent Program’ in Middle East, Mediterranean & Africa Region in 2004, 2008 and 2010 and she was deemed to deserve the ‘High Performance’ award in 2003, 2008 and 2010. She is also selected one of the ‘Most Powerful Women CEO in Turkey’ by The Economist and Fortune. She attended to B20, AmCham and CFO Summit as a panelist.
Filiz Akdede is the President of TUSIAD's ‘IT and Telecommunication Committee’.