21 MAY 2021

KERIM EMRAH TURNA LEAVES KANAL D

Kanal D International announced its Executive Director, Kerim Emrah Turna, is stepping out of his executive roles from the company after 15 years to pursue new challenges.

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Kerim Emrah Turna

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Kanal D International, the global business arm of leading Turkish media outlet Kanal D (Demiroren Media Group), announced its Executive Director, Kerim Emrah Turna, is stepping out of his executive roles from the company after 15 years. He has been heading the global business arm, distribution, international networks and business development of the company.

“I have spent amazing 15 years at Kanal D, and I have always been proud to be a member of this huge family. It is time for new challenges and sailing to new horizons. I have to underline that with this amazing team I am sure that Kanal D International will keep its position as the leading Turkish media group in the global media landscape,”  said Kerim Emrah Turna in his farewell speech.

Murat Saygi, CEO of Kanal D, added: “Kerim Emrah Turna has been with us for more than 15 years and his name is associated with Kanal D International. With his management, our team has widened its presence and the leadership in content distribution all around the world. Now it is time for him to sail for new shores. He will be among our dearest colleagues in the media and broadcasting industry. We send Emrah our heartfelt thanks”.

A calculated risk-taker with deep content industry knowledge, Kerim Emrah Turna joined the group in 2007. He has also taken a pioneer role in creating and establishing Kanal D Drama, the premium B2B global brand of the group. Besides this, he has taken numerous roles in several areas of the company, such as acquisitions, sales distributions, marketing, and business development.

It is time for new challenges and sailing to new horizons” Kerim Emrah Turna Former Executive Director of Kanal D International