Experienced strategist and change management HR professional. Alper currently spearheads Human Resources and Industrial Relations function as an Executive VP at Pirelli. Before joining Pirelli, Alper was Human Resources Director of Coca-Cola Beverages and had assumed various roles in HR function including strategic corporate development, head of center of expertise, talent and organizational development during his seven years of service at Coca-Cola in the geographies of Turkey, Central Asia, Pakistan and Middle East.
Alper started his career in 1994 with Sabanci Group, which is one of the largest Turkish conglomerate. He held various positions in different functions such as Logistics, Quality Management, Information Systems, Human Resources, Strategic Planning and Business Development. He has a rich and diverse experience of working in multiple industries such as FMCG, automotive, tire and textile, to name a few.
He holds B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Dokuz Eylul University and MBA from Sabanci University. He is also a member of Association for People Management, Society for Organizational Learning and Sabanci University MBA Advisory Board. He is happily married and has two sons.