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Devrim Gürsel Erol

SENIOR MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE-­ CEO / PESIDENT 25+ Year Continued Success in International Event Organization & International BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: DIAZ Consultancy and Foreign Trade Ltd., 2006-­Present General Manager – Partner - Consultant to the local exporters for the state incentives - Consultant to foreign companies for B2B, company establishments, partner appointments, state incentives of DFI - Investment project development for local & foreign investors MESAN Electronics and Trading Inc., 1991-­Present Vice Chairman-­‐ Partner - Project developer and implementer for the Turkish Armed Forces, Turkish Police, Governorships and Municipalities in; Communications, Field Security and Traffic Enforcements - Engineering service provider for the abovementioned benefactors as training, installations, after sales services and customization LDN Ladin Global Exhibitions and Consultancy Services 1993-­2009 CEO– Partner - Trade fair organizer, opening new markets for Turkish exporters in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Jordan, China, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Yemen, South Africa, Greece, Hungary, Pakistan, and India. For this goal; o Market research in potential countries o Planning, implementation and preparation of trade fairs, fair grounds, all services and infrastructures o Providing logistic services for the exhibits and travel and accommodation services for the participants o Preparing and distribution of media plans, PR activities of the fairs. o Meeting with business associations, ministries and chambers for bringing the real buyers and partners to the fairs in the potential countries. o Meeting with all related ministers and state authorities for free trade agreements, direct flights etc. to create efficient trade media for involved countries’ business people ABC Fair Organization Center 1988-­1993 Deputy of General Manager - Organizing the International Defense and Aviation Exhibition, from the planning to the closing of the event with 1000 companies at 70 000 sqm - Reference Organizations; o 1st International Industrial Fair of Ankara, 1993 o IDEA’91 3rd International Fair of Defense Industry and Aviation o IDEA’89 2nd International Fair of Defense Industry and Aviation Eltem Tek Inc. 1987-­1988 Project Engineer - Preparing feasibility reports and economic -­‐financial analysis of various thermal power and hydroelectric plants. Turkish Electricity Authority (TEK) 1983-­1987 Engineer - Evaluating the feasibility reports of various thermal power and hydroelectric plants. - Preparing administrative & technical specifications of the projects within provided funds by the World Bank for TEK.