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Funda Sezgin
GPTW (Great Place To Work)/ Regional VP
Executive MBA (Sabanci University in collaboration with MIT Sloan School of Management
Coaching Methods: 
In Person
Languages Spoken: 

About Me

Professional Profile• Leadership experience in overall HR functions/ Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, change and transformation management, start-up, M&A, HR due diligence, HR integration, spin-off& new market entry in Fortune Global 500 companies across different industries• Board membership and working experience for both business and non-for-profit organizations with global, regional and country level experience• Leading teams in highly matrix organizations with 5.600 employees and +25 team members• Certified Leadership Coach - Erickson Coaching International (ICF accredited program) Regional VPGPTW (Great Place To Work) (2019-...)As Regional VP, responsible for execution of business expansion agenda, digital learning, consulting, culture and leadership coaching.Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies of all sizes produce better business results by focusing on the work experience for every employee. Powered by decades of research, its Software-as-a-Service survey and analytics platform, empowers companies with access to the assessments, data, and real-time reporting needed to help them create a meaningful impact on their business, their people, and their culture. Through the certification programs, GPTW recognizes outstanding workplaces and produce Fortune’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as a variety of other Best Workplace rankings in more than 60 other countries. External Advisortop global management consultancy company with presence 90+ years in 65 countries and +30K employees (2019-...)Global Board Member/ Vice President@ PWN Global (2014-...) (Volunteer role)• Led Engaging Men pillar for PWN Global, Paris registered, non-profit organization with D&I focus and a global network for accelerating gender balanced leadership in business& society through international cross-country professional development in +30 cities in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East with +3.500 volunteers, 35.000 community members and 90 nationalities in global partnership with Amazon, INSEAD, Mercer, Europcar and LafargeHolcim.• Reformulated Engaging Men pillar with long-term plans and positioned as strategic differentiator for PWN• Led initiatives and created projects from scratch including workshops, charters, manifesto, awareness speeches, unconscious bias & diversity labs, Engaging Men portfolio with aim of increasing awareness &supporting gender-balanced leadership in various leadership roles since 2014 and as Global VP since 2017.