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Lale Saral Develioğlu
Instructor at Bilgi University and author of a book titled ‘Karar Verdim’
Lale Saral Develioğlu, was born in 1968, she received her bachelor’s degree in Industrail Engineering from Bosphorus University, Istanbul and her master’s degree on engineering management from Rensselear Polytechnic University, NY. Lale began her career at Unilever in 1992 and assumed Brand Manager and Marketing Director roles across various categories and regions over the first 12 years of her career in Unilever. She then decided to join Turkcell and assumed increasing responsibilities from Marketing Director to Chief Marketing Officer and then Chief International Business Officer at Turkcelll until 2014. Lale joined Yıldız Holding in 2015 as Marketing President, Turkey and then she assumed the role of CEO UI2, Godiva MENAT. She was appointed as pladis Chief Marketing Officer in April 2016.Lale was selected “Best Marketing Person” of Turkey in 2009; won the “Women to Watch” award for Marketing in 2014. She has experience as Executive Board Member of Advertisers’ Association of Turkey and Advertising Self-regulatory Body in Turkey. She has also assumed board membership roles in a number of different companies as executive or independent board member.
Lale is an active member of women leadership organizations: GBRD (Global Board Ready Women Directors), WCD (Women Corporate Directors), IWF (International Women Forum), KAYAK (Keiretsu Angel Investment Forum Women’s Branch) and founding Board Member of YKK (Women on Boards Association) Lale is an instructor at Bilgi University and author of a book titled ‘Karar Verdim’. She is married and has one son.