Necip Engin Guven, based in Istanbul, is active across Egon Zehnder’s Consumer, Retail, Private Equity, Family Advisory, and Human Resources, Marketing, Finance and Digital & Data Practices with a special focus on the executive search, executive assessment and leadership advisory on team effectiveness & development, organization design, digital & data and transformational change topics.
I am passionate about supporting talented individuals with their career planning and helping organizations build effective teams
Before joining Egon Zehnder, Engin served as a Senior Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company where he worked on multiple clients including top consumer and retail players and family holdings on priority topics such as organization & operating model design, business strategy, digital transformation, cost optimization and transformational change in Turkey and abroad. That was preceded by various roles – Management Accountant Home and Personal Care, Global Supply Chain Strategy Project Leader, Marketing Operations Manager, and Executive Assistant to the Regional President – at Unilever in Istanbul and London. He began his career as a teaching assistant at Bilkent University in Ankara.
Engin earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from Bilkent University. Later he qualified as a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
Outside work, Engin is passionate about spending time with his family and friends, travelling around the world, walking / running and reading / watching thrillers. He also enjoys mentoring university students and younger colleagues.