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Memduh Özargun, Partner

Specialties

Financial Advisory / Audit
  • Transaction Services
  • Financial Due Diligence
  • Restructuring
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Audit
  • Risk Management
  • Regulatory Compliance
Positions Held
  • Lead Partner
  • Audit Committee Chairman
  • Board Advisor
Over 25 years of experience as a Turkish Certified Public Accountant in Audit and Advisory Services; held engagement leader positions in corporate and consumer banking, insurance, retail and consumer goods, industrial markets, tele-communication, broadcasting and tourism industries, and construction sector in Turkey and abroad.
Partner - Memduh joined Globalturk Capital as a partner and Chief Audit Councel to assist clients to set-up their accounting guidelines and practices; internal and external processes and controls, reporting, audit and risk management systems and procedures; business plan support; and regulatory compliance assistance. Memduh also provides clients due diligence, carve-out, asset disposal and Turkish GAAP-IFRS-US GAAP conversion assistance.

Board Advisor, Audit Committee Chairman - Memduh currently assists clients by actively taking Board Advisor and Audit Committee Chairman roles in various companies. Services include assessment of financial and operational issues, systems and controls, strategy and business plan assistance, risk management, review and optimization of business processes.

KPMG, Lead Partner - Worked both as an an Auditor and as an Advisor for 27 years where the last 16 years as a partner. Led the Audit Practice from 2000 to 2006, then started and led the Advisory Practice from 2006 to 2010. Experienced almost in all industries and sectors, mainly in financial services (banking, insurance, leasing, factoring, funds), information, communication and entertainment services (software, electronics, telecommunication, internet, media, leisure and tourism, business services), consumer markets (food and drink, consumer goods, retail), industrial markets (energy and natural resources, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, automotive, industrial products), healthcare, transportation, real estate and construction. Vast know-how and experience on the Turkish Accounting Standards (TMS), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Accounting Principles Generally Accepted in the United States (US GAAP).

As a Lead Advisor, responsibilities included execution and management of all KPMG advisory service lines, i.e., Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, Restructuring, Forensic, Accounting Advisory, Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance, Financial Risk Management, Business Performance Services and IT Advisory.

Education – BOGAZICI UNIVERSITY, BA on Business Administration, Istanbul; SANKT GEORG KOLLEG, Austrian College, Istanbul
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