Prof. Dr. Ender Suvacı is Founder & Chief Technology & Innovation Officer of Entekno.
He is also Professor of Materials Science at Eskişehir Technical University in Turkey. Ender received his B.Sc. degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Middle East Technical University (METU) in 1993. He completed M.Sc. & Ph.D. studies in Materials Science at the Pennsylvania State University in 1996 & 1999, respectively.
Ender received XEROX (best Ph.D. thesis in Materials Science) Award in 1999 at Penn State. Due to his outstanding research activities, he gained many awards both nationally & internationally which include METU Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar Education & Research Foundation Technology Incentive & Anadolu University Science & Technology Incentive Awards in 2002, TÜBİTAK (The Scientific & Technological Research Council) Incentive, Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) & Outstanding Young Investigator Awards in 2006 & 2007.
Ender was Visiting Scientist at Darmstadt University of Technology (TUD) in Germany as Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow for 18 months. Ender is a founder of many social groups. He is co-founder & ex-officer of The Materials Science Club at METU. He was President & Vice-President of Turkish Student Association & International Student Council at Penn State.
Oktay Uysal is Managing Partner of Entekno.
He received his B.Sc. degree in Materials Science & Engineering Department from Middle East Technical University (METU) in 1992. He finished the Master of Science programme at the same university & department. During his master programme, he started to work for Machine Chemical Industry (MKE) Pirinçsan A.Ş. as a casting department engineer.
After MKE, he worked for Elginkan Group (ECA) Valfsel & Eczacıbaşi Artema at various positions up to Chief of Production. In 2009 he joined to Entekno company as a Chief Operations Officer & became a partner of the company in 2016. Since 2016 he has been working as the Managing Partner of the company.
He is one of the authors of the book on “Project Management” which is used in Anadolu University Open education programme with Mr. SUVACI. He is a disciplined, organised manager & very much based on moral values & principles for people, our company, our country & for humanity.
Dr. Cham Kang, Commercial Director, is a very experienced commercial business & marketing professional with experience of working in chemicals, healthcare, engineering, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals & cosmetics markets on a global basis with multinationals & SME’s.
Qualified to Ph.D. level in Chemistry, a Masters in Marketing & an MBA, Cham has made the journey from R&D Manager, Sales Manager, Marketing Manager to Commercial Manager & has particular expertise in developing new products & new markets including developing & executing strategy, developing & nurturing positive customer relationships, organisational restructuring, change management, marketing/sales/business planning & the training of sales/marketing/operations/technical services/customer service teams to accelerate company performance & growth.
Comfortable at a strategic & operations level, Cham can develop strategies & then execute/detailed business plans for commercial opportunities (expansion, business development etc.) with an entrepreneurial, collaborative mindset & great leadership skills.
Preethi Kang, Marketing Manager, is a business, marketing & sales professional with 10 years experience working in engineering, manufacturing, chemicals, pharmaceuticals & cosmetics markets with multinationals & SME’s.
Working hard to develop her skills & always looking to improve, Preethi has completed her CIM qualification & she is currently in her final year of her MBA. With her confidence, enthusiasm & willingness to tackle any task & learn from it, she is continuously working on developing her customer service skills & knowledge.
Her passions lie with business development & marketing strategy as well as cultivating positive customer relationships to enhance company performance & facilitate growth.
Kubilay Selışık is Quality & Purchasing Manager of Entekno.
Kubilay received his B.Sc. degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Middle East Technical University (METU). After graduating, he started to work for Toprak Seramik Tile Factory as a Production Engineer.
After Toprak Seramik, Kubilay worked for Eczacıbaşı Building Materials, Artema & was responsible for Quality Assurance (responsible from incoming quality control, process & product control & testing), product certification, management systems (ISO 9001, ISO 1400, ISO 50001 & OHSAS 18001) responsibilities & Pillar of Quality Maintenance for TPM activities.
Kubilay joined the Entekno Team in 2018 & his valuable experience contributes to a dynamic Entekno Team.
Erol Yegül is Production & Technical Manager of Entekno.
Erol received his B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Trakya University.
After graduating, he started to work for Operative Electromechanic as a Chief Design Engineer.
Erol has worked for many big companies such as Silgan, Aryum, Kümaş as a Production & Technical Manager & Factory Manager. Erol joined the Entekno Team at 2018 & he conveys his valuable experience to our young engineers.
Zühal Sapan is formulation specialist of Entekno.
Zuhal received her B.Sc. degree in Chemistry Department from Bulent Ecevit University & is very experienced in cosmetic formulations.
Zuhal started work at Haten Cosmetics in quality & production.
In 2018 Zuhal joined the Entekno Team as a formulation specialist. In addition to all these, Zuhal was President of Ardahan Student Council while at university.
M. Tümerkan Kesim is R&D Materials Group Team Leader of Entekno.
Tümerkan received his B.Sc. degree in Materials Engineering from Anadolu University.
He completed M.Sc. & Ph.D. studies in Materials Science at the Middle East Technical University (METU) & University of Connecticut, respectively.
During his higher education, he was General Electric Scholarship Student.
He took part in the many projects during his studies. Tümerkan joined the Entekno Team at 2018 for developing new innovative materials especially for cosmetic applications.
Gürol Özhan Demirel is Sales & Marketing Manager of Entekno.
Gürol received his B.Sc. degree in Chemistry department from Anadolu University.
He completed M.Sc. studies in Inorganic Materials Chemistry at Anadolu University as a Scholarship Student of Industrial Thesis Program of Republic of Turkey Ministry of Industry & Technology.
During his master programme, he started to work for Entekno as a researcher in R&D department.
He took part in lots of different project at Entekno R&D group & he received Every Drop Matters-Water Prize (Best Water Project) award which is organized by United Nations Development Programme.
He is working on Sales & Marketing with Dr. Cham S. KANG.
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