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Fatih Karataş

Management Consultant

Moves to Istanbul

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Location and geographical scope

Istanbul, Turkey
Can work in your office at
  • Istanbul and 50km around


Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months




Skills (7)

Fatih in a few words

- 7+ years of management consulting experience across Europe, Turkey and the Middle East
- Successfully delivered 30+ engagements spanning all steps along the deal cycle and all functions along the value chain across different industries
- Progressively assumed more responsibility; independently led major work streams and managed project teams working directly with consulting partners and CxOs
- ­Currently working as an independent management consultant for top tier consulting companies and leading players in the industry

Areas of expertise:
- Industry: Consumer Goods & Retail, Automotive & Industrial Products, Energy & Process Industries
- Function: Market Entry, Growth Strategy, Commercial Due Diligence, Commercial Excellence, Post-Merger Integration, Innovation Strategy, Large Scale Transformation, Operating Model Design



Consulting & Auditing

Management Consultant

Istanbul, Turkey

November 2019 - Today

- Working as an independent management consultant for top tier consulting companies and leading players in the industry
­- Conducted buy side commercial due diligence of an omnichannel retailer; benchmarked competitive pricing, assessed sustainability of target company business model, identified improvement levers, upside potential and downside risks
­- Assessed a process industry company for turnaround potential; internally benchmarked net working capital components and identified improvement levers


Consulting & Auditing


Istanbul, Turkey

July 2017 - June 2019

- Provided downstream investment screening, feasibility analysis and business case development support for the investment program of one of the leading global energy & process industry companies; collaboratively developed business cases with investors and senior client teams
­- Designed business governance center target operating model and high level processes for a multinational retail & consumer goods company
­- Managed a commercial vendor due diligence project for an omnichannel fashion retailer; built a market model, conducted competitive analysis and business plan review, identified improvement levers and quantified top-line and bottom-line upside potential
­- Led the project management office of a procurement transformation project for a global conglomerate with energy & process industries businesses; took additional responsibility for several major categories, prepared presentations for and guided fact-based negotiation with key suppliers, achieved ~12% savings in total addressable spend
­- Created an automotive manufacturing competitiveness index to identify investment criteria and levers to increase competitiveness in automotive industry


Consulting & Auditing

Senior Business Analyst

Istanbul, Turkey

January 2016 - June 2017

- Directed the category management module of a post-merger integration project for one of the leading global retailers based in Europe; developed a beyond best of both concept for assortment, pricing, promotions and placement, and identified ~25% top-line synergy potential
­- Produced a project to identify investment areas, increase competitiveness and develop growth roadmap for chemicals industry association
­- Facilitated a Future Proof growth strategy formulation workshop with participation of industry experts and company executives for a European utilities client
­- Designed go-to-market approach and sales operating model for one of the leading vehicle leasing companies; discovered ~30% top-line improvement potential
­- Informed annual strategy planning based on productivity benchmarking for a leading conglomerate with energy & process industries businesses


Consulting & Auditing

Business Analyst

Istanbul, Turkey

January 2015 - December 2015

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