Kubilay Balci

Qualifications

Chemical Engineer  ◊  Executive MBA degree  ◊  Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Related Experience

15+ years of hands-on experience in Strategy Execution and Business Excellence :

Lean, Six Sigma, Productivity, Project and Change Management; deployment of Continuous Improvement activities in international environments including training, mentoring and carrying out own projects.

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Regional ACFC (At the Customer For the Customer) Black Belt

from GE Plastics’ school of Lean-SixSigma, got his  trainings & certifications there between 1998 and 2003.

Led Productivity & Cost Out Programs at Key Customers in Turkey, then got promoted to lead the ACFC Program and Lean-SixSigma activities in C&E Europe, MEA & CIS from Vienna.

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Area & Program Black Belt  

joined Mondi Group (Paper & Packaging) in 2003 solely to execute deployment of Continuous Improvement Initiatives in ~50 production sites throughout Europe, M. East and N. Africa.

after successful deployment, also took over regional responsibility overseeing activities in 9 countries with 10 sites.

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joined Western Union in 2007 as Business Project Manager –  MBB to revitalize six sigma activities in EMEASA,

soon became the Head of Business Initiative Group (BIG – a strategy execution and leadership development platform) for EMEA-APAC.

then became Director, Global Process & Productivity and

  • Led Global ROC (Regional Operations Center) Optimization activities including trainings, project coaching, creating productivity scorecards as well as SLAs between 4 ROCs and their clients
  • Coached the creation of Business Process Architecture & dashboards for WU International Bank
  • Facilitated Cost Saving projects like office foot print optimization, position migration, stop doing etc.
  • Coordinated all productivity trainings for international business and mentored strategic improvement projects.

in his last position, he was the Director, Global Membership & Loyalty Programs to ensure WU’s transformation from a transactional company to customer centric company.

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started his own business in summer 2016 supporting his clients to bring their strategies to life.

He Brings

International Business Acumen,

C Level Exposure / Experience in Production, Service, Finance Industries & Shared services,

Proven Program / Project Management Record

Teaching, Coaching, Talent Development skills

Network in 30+ countries thank to long years of Training & Coaching

Professional Awards  
GE Plastics
Most Valuable Player 2000
The Mondi Diamond
Global Winner
Western Union
World Class Performance
Team Spirit Award