Itır Volkan is managing partner of Modus Consultancy. Itır’s executive
search and board assignments span the Europe, Turkey and Middle East,
and lie across multiple industries, including FMCG&Retail, technology,
aviation, industrial and healthcare. She has successfully led search
assignments for clients ranging from medium-sized businesses,
especially for family–owned companies as well as large international
Itır has undertaken a wide range of searches for clients in Turkey and the
Middle East, concentrating on C-level searches across general
management,HR, operational, technical and financial appointments
including CEO, COO, CFO, sales & marketing, research & development,
and support roles.
Prior to joining Modus Consultancy, Itır was a Human Resources and
Corporate Communication Manager at the Istanbul office of one of the
leading international pharmaceutical firm. Previously she worked in
companies such as Sanovel (2nd biggest pharmaceutical company in
turkey), Kariyer.net (Turkey’s biggest online recruitment company) and
Dermalogica in the fields of HR in the managerial roles.
She is highly regarded in the consulting industry as a trusted search
partner who consistently delivers and adapts to meet the ever-changing
dynamics, needs and demands of the emerging markets region.
Itır has B.A. degree in Business Administration at Istanbul University, and
has been writing her thesis in Information Technologies at Bahcesehir
University. Itır is Adler Certified professional coach, desirable yogi and
married, with one kid. She is a resident of Dubai and Istanbul.
What inspires you?
Every morning, I find the inspiration in the opportunity given to me
to be able to listen and create solution and share my expertise to
help people to reach their goals, to make them feel full-filled and
make this world a better place to live.