Neslihan Nigiz Ulak, General Manager at Barry Callebaut Turkey


Turkish Citizen. Born in 1977. Started at Unilever Turkey in 1999 as finance management trainee in Ice Cream and has taken responsibilities in finance, supplychain and sales departments since then. After her first five years in finance, she was assigned as Company S&OP lead and founded the demand planning for UL Turkey.

Then transferred to sales, looked after global accounts and became the first female sales director of Unilever Turkey in 2010.  After this role she took an international assigment as Unilever Food Solutions Global CD Director in 2014. She returned to the local leadership team of Unilever Turkey in 2017 and  became the head of Modern Trade.

She joined BC family as of April 2018. Neslihan attended Robert College, is a high honour graduate of Bogazici University Business Administration and holds CIMA  (International Management Accounting ) degree.

As an advocate of women empowerment she is the founder of EVEN, a social platform aiming to provide equal opportunities for men and women in FMCG sector. She is also co founder of Leadnetwork Turkey. Married and has one son.