Doing Business Seminars - 2
Doing Business in Africa: Perceptions and Realities
30.03.2018 00:00
YER : AB7-7301
​Doing Business Seminars - 2
Doing Business in Africa: Perceptions and Realities

30 March 2018, Friday 20.00-22.00
AB7 7301

Mustafa Mente
CEO, OE Group
General Manager, Sur Corporatewear

With a degree in International Relations from Marmara University, Mr. Mustafa Mente began his career at Bayindir Holding as an internal auditor of their insurance, food, construction, land development and entertainment operations across Turkey and Romania.

In his next position, Mr. Mente spent five years, from 2000 to 2005, coordinating the activities of the Turkish Industrialists and Businessman's Association (TUSIAD) with 58 regional associations in Turkey and with 41 sector associations.

In 2005, Mr. Mente began focusing on the textile sector when he served as Secretary General of the Turkish Clothing Manufacturers' Association. In this capacity he coordinated implementation of all association policies, coordinated member communications and media relations, developed study tours abroad for members, edited association's magazine and represented Turkey at Euratex.

From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Mente was Deputy Secretary General of TIM, Turkish Exporters Assembly, responsible for strategy development and corporate communication strategy. For a year worked as investment promotion consultant for Economic Prosperity Initiative, funded by USAID and undertaken by Deloitte and J.E. Austin. From April 2013 to December 2014, he was Secretary General of TIM and from January 2015 to May 2017, he has worked as Secretary General of DEIK. Currently he is General Manager of Sur Corporatewear and CEO of OE Group. 

Mr. Mente has an MBA degree from Bahçeşehir University. He is an avid photographer, as well as an amateur climber.