Kale Global Holding Organisation
Alpaslan Kaya( President and CEO)
Born in Istanbul in 1975, Alpaslan Kaya graduated from Istanbul Bogazici Highschool. Then, he studied Business Administration in Florida Metropolitan University, USA. He is currently the President of the Hungarian-Turkish Friendship Association, the President of the Hungarian Trade Development Agency, the Vice President of the DEIK Turkey-Switzerland Business Council and the Member of the DEIK Turkey-France Business Council. Since 2013 he has been the Honorary Consul of Hungary in Kocaeli and in March 2015, he was awarded with Order of Merit by the Hungarian Government.
Enver Çelikbaş( CFO)
Born in Istanbul in 1979, Enver Celikbas is a graduate of Uskudar American Academy and Koc University (Business Administration). He then has completed his Master of Finance at Webster University in Vienna, Austria. After working at some prestigious financial institutions, he has operated as managing director at marketing and distribution of various brands and franchises (such as Mystic Tan, Build a Bear Workshop, Denny’s) in Turkey. Since July 2014, he has been working as the COO of Kale & Co.
Milan Ivan Jakab( Country Manager – Hungary)
Milan has worked for market leading companies in the EU since 2006 in a field of human resources, financial services and industrial vending machines; and now is responsible for developing the portfolio of Kale Hungária Kft. Former member of the Hungarian rowing team and also an Ironman. His personal strengths are building strategic partnerships, seeking and finding business opportunities throughout Central Europe. He believes that quality is the best business plan. His motto is ” Stop wishing, start doing”.
Deniz Aktan( Country Manager- Ukraine)
Moscow worked as an assistant general manager in russia to increase his experience.
Later returned to kiev
He established a Ukrainian company “Klimasan Ukraine”.He worked as founding general manager for 11 years in this company.
He has got a lot of Certificates such as Six Sigma Green Belt, Sterling Business School, Professional Team Leadership, Rowan University Executive Lean Six Sigma Certification, Rowan University.Since August 2016, he has been working as the Country Director of “Kale & Co.”
Sarah Malaeb( Country Manager- Lebanon)
Born in Jeddah in 1984, Sarah is a graduate of University of Burgundy in France and Antonine University in Lebanon and has three Masters Degrees in Computer and Research Engineering. She has earned a valuable experience in business and market analysis, technology innovation and entrepreneurship, sales administration, data administration, computer research and development in many leading commercial, academic and research and development organizations in France, New Caledonia, Lebanon and Qatar including Volkswagen dealers, Qatar Science and Technology Park (Freezone home of more than 40 international companies ExxonMobil, Rolls-Royce, Vodafone, Microsoft…), and engineering colleges and research and development companies. She gives lectures in Business Information Systems, and Computer Science and Engineering. Since August 2016, she has been working as Trade Manager of Kaleco Hungarian Trade House of Lebanon.
Sedat Bereket( Country manager- Algeria)
Born in 1965, Mr.Sedat Bereket possesses a vast international commerce experience. After graduating from Bogazici University with Electrical Engineering degree and completing two master programs at Syracuse University (M.S. Electrical Engineering) and at Bogazici University (M.B.A Marketing Management), he has worked at various reputable companies including GE Medical Systems (for 4 years as Sales Engineer) and Istanbul Memorial Hospital (as Investment and Project Consultant for 2 years). Starting from the year 2000, he stated to focus on North Africa (and especially in Algeria) and took on positions at Mega Foreign Trade as North African Region Manager and later at Sage Foreign Trade as managing director at which he managed to represent foreign companies in these territories and facilitated their operations through various different business models. Sedat Bereket is a member of Bogazici University and Syracuse University Alumni Associations ; and can speak 5 languages (Turkish, English, French, Spanish, Arabic).