F.Ilkay Akal

Director & Executive Board Member / International Retail and Sales, Karaca Group of Companies, Turkey

He is the Director and Eecutive Board Member at Karaca Group of Companies, in charge for International Retail and Sales, Group have 4 different brands such as; Karaca Porcelain, Karaca Home, Emsan and Jumbo, focusing on Houseware and Home Textile, a position which he has held since March 2014. Prior to this he was the International Retail Director at Adil Isik A.S., one of the well-known fashion retailers with ADL brand, a role which he held from March 2011 until March 2014. From July 2004 until September 2010 he was the Category, Business Development and Retail Manager at Goldas, one of the world renowned jewelry designer and first jewelry retailer in Turkey. From 2001-2004 he was a Sales and Operation Manager at Pitney Powes. With almost 15 years' experience in International Retail across a range of companies Mr. Akal has gained vast experience of both Turkish and International markets.

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