Fırat Akkemik


Fırat Akkemik has been involved in various projects in the Professional Business Women’s Association since 2018 on women’s participation in business life, their development and a gender-balanced society. Akkemik, who has been on the Board of Directors since April 2021, is responsible for the development and strengthening of our Network with Corporate Memberships.

Graduating from Istanbul Technical University, Department of Management Engineering Fırat Akkemik, started her career as a Marketing Specialist at ECA EMAS Makine Sanayi in 1992. After 1 year of study and life experience in the UK, she joined Komili Pazarlama as a Product Manager in 1995, and continued as Product Manager at Borusan Mannesmann in 1996. Assigned as the Human Resources Manager in 2004. Akkemik, became the Human Resources and Corporate Development Director in 2014 by undertaking the establishment and development of Borusan Mannesmann Pipe US HR processes and the deployment of Lean 6 Sigma. Akkemik has been working as the Assistant General Manager responsible for Human Resources, Corporate Development, Environment and Sustainability at Borusan Mannesmann since January 2020. Having years of experience in Marketing, Human Resources, Corporate Development and Sustainability, Akkemik’s areas of expertise include Talent Management, HR Consulting, Deferred Compensation, Employee Engagement, Corporate Culture and Communication, Organizational Design and Development.

Akkemik is the mother of 2 girls (aged 21 and 18) and likes to learn, share, add value, create, socialize and help people for individual development. Akkemik who has various articles such as stories, fairy tales and articles, has been coaching and mentoring leaders, young talents and entrepreneurs after completing the ICF-approved Coaching training in 2015.