Allinial Global is pleased to announce that Özgür Demirdöven has been named Regional Director, EMEI. Özgür will began his new role on May 1, 2021 in preparation for the retirement of Chris Robinson, who served as director of the EMEI region since 2017.

With 25 years of experience leading professional services, audit, finance, marketing, operations, and sales functions in
multinational and entrepreneurial organizations, Özgür has deep knowledge of both the accounting profession and global business trends. He has cultivated a truly global mindset through business travel to over 80 countries and extensive work experience throughout Eurasia and the UK in PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), General Electric (GE), Prysmian Group, and Turkcell.

Özgür also has valuable experience working with global accounting associations. From 2018–2020 he served as CEO of IAPA, following several years of service as an IAPA regional and international board member and EMEA regional chair. In his new role at Allinial Global Özgür will be responsible for new member recruitment and addressing the needs of member firms in the association’s growing EMEI region.

“It’s a pleasure to welcome Özgür to Allinial Global. His global business experience and keen understanding of what
independent firms want and need will make him a tremendous benefit to the association as we continue to pursue our
strategic vision”,  commented Mark Koziel, President and CEO, Allinial Global