Sukran started her career with SAS Service Partner (now known as Gate Gourmet) where she took on a broad range of roles in the change management process following the acquisition of USAS in 1990, one of the earliest privatizations in Turkey. In 1994 Sukran joined the HR Advisory Division of Coopers & Lybrand, a strategic division within the company providing services in recruitment and HR consultancy to the company audit and tax client base. In 1998 Sukran joined Antal International, a UK based executive search company as Country Manager / Managing Partner while taking on an additional role in developing the Pharmaceuticals industry practice in the CEE and CIS regions. Sukran left Antal International and took on a role as one of the founding partners of Oxygen Consultancy in 2002. She carried out her leadership role as an Executive Partner in this fast growing organization until 2007 when she switched to a Non-Executive Board member role in Oxygen Consultancy in order to focus purely on senior executive search and consulting when she accepted an offer to start up Stanton Chase Turkey as an Executive Partner.
Sukran’s specialization is in the Consumer Products & Services and Life Sciences & Healthcare sectors and she has taken on a leading role in the development and execution of many cross border executive search assignments throughout Europe, Middle East and Central Asia. Along with executive search & consultancy, Sukran Tümay is a London Image Institute certified image consultant specializing in the appearance, behaviour and communication dimensions of personal and corporate image.
Sukran Tümay has a BA degree in English Language and Literature from the Istanbul University and is native in English and Turkish. She has completed the Co-Active Coaching Curriculum and is an alumni the CTI Leadership Community. Sukran holds an Executive Board Member role in Elemental Value, a leading HR Development Company in Turkey.