Tugrul Gunal

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Tugrul Gunal

Supply Chain Director & Chief Sustainability Office - Siemens A.S & Chairman - Tedar

Tuğrul has studied business administration in Germany and has been working for more than 27 years with Siemens in the following functions;

  • Commercial Head of the Sector Healthcare in Siemens Turkey
  • Head of HR of the Siemens Regional Company in Turkey
  • VP Compensation&Benefits and HR Partner for Latein&Nord America Munich/Germany
  • Commercial Director of the Strategy Department Vienna/Austria
  • CIO of the Siemens Regional Company in Turkey
  • Head of the Supply Chain Management of the Siemens Regional Company in Turkey since July 2010

His major achievements includes:

  • Siemens Healthcare Sector became Market leader, 1995
  • Based on the project Siemens Leadership Program Implementation in the year 2002 Siemens Turkey HR department was chosen as the best department among the Siemens company HR departments in Europe.
  • With the project Blue Line (logistics) in 2011 supply chain management department of Siemens in Turkey has received the special award in Siemens SCM Global Olympics.

Tuğrul was the managing board member and the president of the HR Association PERYÖN in 2002 - June 2003. He is the president of the first newly established Supply Chain Management Association (TEDAR) in Turkey. Tuğrul can speak fluent German and English. Tuğrul likes very much doing sport such as jogging, fitness and he has a black belt in taekwondo and was junior’s Turkish four man rowing champion.

Tuğrul is married to Funda and has two kids.


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