Ayhan Dayoğlu, founder, Arkeon Consulting. Board member, Ana Sigorta

After graduating from Yildiz Technical University (YTU) in 1988 as a mechanical engineer, Ayhan Dayoğlu received MBA and executive MBA degrees from YTU and Sabancı University respectively. He continues his doctoral studies in management and strategy.

In 1992, Ayhan started working for Boronkay as the aftersales service manager responsible for Daf Bus and Thermo King. He then transferred in 1998 to Temsa, a Sabancı holding company, as spare parts and aftersales manager. He then became Bus Group sales and marketing director responsible for the Turkish market and moved to Adana. He was later appointed as the CEO of Temsa Egypt and lived in Cairo until October 2011.

After a long and educational period at Temsa, Ayhan was appointed as executive committee member and VP in charge of claims and operations at Aksigorta, of which Sabancı Holding and Ageas are shareholders. While managing the USD 350 million claims budget at Aksigorta, he restructured the company’s claims and health operations to improve its profitability.

Ayhan founded Arkeon Consulting Ltd. in August 2016 to help individuals and organisations cope with the disruptive challenges they face today. Having crossed paths with Adizes Institute in 2018, Ayhan currently works as a consultant and as Adizes Institute’s Turkey country representative, helping companies of all scales and their teams.

Ayhan believes that what matters most is productive and happy employees, and therefore he focuses on helping people around him develop their skills. Having completed ACTP-approved Gestalt coaching, Gestalt group coaching, flow team coaching and Adizes integrator programmes, Ayhan has over 1,000 hours of corporate coaching and training experience.