Can Arcasoy joins Stanton Chase Istanbul as a Partner.
Stanton Chase Istanbul is a leading executive search firm renowned for identifying and recruiting exceptional leaders for top companies in Turkey, Central Asia, the Caucasus region, and North Africa. With a reputation for delivering exceptional results, it is at the forefront of driving growth in the executive search industry.
In February 2023, Stanton Chase Istanbul further strengthened its team by welcoming Can Arcasoy as a Partner and Leadership Consultant. Can is an accomplished professional with 27 years of experience at Coca-Cola. During his time with Coca-Cola, Can played an instrumental role in launching and growing new brands across several categories, including ready-to-drink tea, ambient juice, plant protein, coffee, sports, and enhanced hydration, as well as incubating and integrating new ventures. He piloted an oral beauty venture in mainland China and led the tenth-largest operation in the Coca-Cola system as General Manager of Turkey, including a standalone tea, herbal, and fruit infusions company.
Earlier in his career, Can led the development of Coca-Cola’s Juice Category from an end-to-end perspective, including infrastructure planning, procurement, and new product launches, for Coca-Cola’s Eurasia and Africa Group, which included 90 countries, with a special focus on Kenya, South Africa, Turkey, Russia, India, the Middle East, and North Africa. Additionally, he was involved in, co-led, or led three M&A projects: Nidan in Russia, Rani in the Middle East, and Exotic in Turkey.
The Coca-Cola Company needs no introduction. In China, the company has over 40 bottling plants, and its product range includes sparkling beverages, juices, and other non-alcoholic drinks. Coca-Cola has been operating in Turkey since the 1960s and is a significant player in the country. Can’s expertise in managing cross-functional teams, setting up agile organizations, and implementing data-informed decision-making processes was a valuable asset to Coca-Cola. His proven track record of delivering results has established him as a prominent figure in corporate growth and development.
As a sought-after corporate growth expert, Can enjoys sharing his global experience with startups, giving lectures, and serving as a keynote speaker at various business schools and associations.
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