Pedersen & Partners adds Neslihan Yalcin to its Strategic Advisory team in Turkiye

September 27, 2022 – Istanbul, Turkiye – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search and Leadership Consulting firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, welcomes Neslihan Yalcin to its Istanbul team as a Client Partner. In this capacity, Ms. Yalcin will work in the Leadership Consulting sector, both in Turkiye and internationally.

Neslihan Yalcin is a seasoned C-Level executive with experience in HR leadership, account management, strategy consulting, and transformation. Ms. Yalcin has worked in a range of industries and geographies for more than 25+ years, serving as CHRO for Petrol Ofisi, the leader of the fuel and lubricant sectors in Turkiye, and Global Capability Lead for Talent & HR at Accenture. She has also worked as an Associate Client Partner for a global Executive Search and Leadership Consulting firm with a particular focus on leadership team design, systems architecture, and global HR Transformation. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners as a Client Partner, Ms. Yalcin was the CHRO for a global clothing retailer.

Sabit Tapan

“With her client-centric approach and HR experience, Neslihan brings a complementary mixture of experiences from the consulting and client sides, and her business vision and executive talent perspective will help us add value to both current and prospective clients. She has industry, domain and geographic expertise which allows her to relate to leadership talent needs and provide precise solutions to ensure growth. We look forward to teaming up with Neslihan,” said Sabit Tapan, Partner and Country Manager for Turkiye at Pedersen & Partners.

Neslihan Yalcin

“Over the years, I have observed major shifts in leadership talent acquisition strategies across industries. I’m excited to join the Pedersen & Partners global team and provide clients with innovative solutions that align with their growth aspirations. I’m confident that together with my colleagues, who have succeeded in building a strong presence in such a crucial geography as Turkiye, we will drive tangible value to our clients across the region and globally,” added Neslihan Yalcin, Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners.

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