About Hüseyin Gelis
As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Hüseyin Gelis is responsible for the overall strategic management and leadership for all Siemens activities in Turkey. Mr. Gelis, who was born in Istanbul, brings 40 years of Siemens experience and has held various senior management positions within the global organization e.g. United States, Germany, India, Canada and Turkey.
When he was Executive Director of Siemens Ltd. in India he led the company in achieving a debt-free position, and attained “AAA” credit rating. In 2005 “Business Today” nominated Mr. Gelis as one of the Top 10 CFO‘s of the Fortune 500 companies in India. Prior to being named CEO of Siemens Turkey on October 1, 2007, Mr. Gelis was the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Siemens Canada Ltd.
Mr. Gelis completed a technical apprenticeship with Siemens in Witten, Germany following studies in Micro and Macro Economics at the University of Berkeley in California. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix.
Siemens is one of the largest companies in the world of electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. For 160 years in Turkey, Siemens has over 6,500 employees direct and indirectly involved in manufacturing, R&D and sales.