More and more leading companies in Turkey entrust their CEO seats to new generations. Besides the heirs in family businesses, the average age of professional directors finding their way to the top position is decreasing.
In many areas from giant holdings to small and innovative companies, there has been a growing interest in CEO’s below 40. Perhaps one of the main reasons is the way young CEO’s command the technological developments that have quickly marked on both business life and social life in the last 15 years.
Another important factor is the fact that young CEO's have joined business life at an early age. Eren Günhan Ulusoy, CEO of Ulusoy Un founded by Fahrettin Ulusoy, is one of those businessmen who earned professional experience at a young age. Eren Günhan Ulusoy, who managed to place the company taken over from his father in the stock market in November 2014 and who is currently managing an annual turnover of over 1 billion TL, recommends young managers wishing to advance in the business life ‘to keep their senses open and always be enthusiastic for new information and experiences’.
The entire article can be found in this week’s issue of Ekonomist.