Aysegul Aydin

Partner in Charge

Office Location: Istanbul

Phone: +90 212 3506300

Aysegül  Aydin is the founding and managing partner of Heidrick & Struggles’ Turkey office and a  member of several global practice expertise groups, including the Life Sciences, Consumer/Retail, Financial Services, and Industry practices. She focuses on both executive search and leadership consulting projects and has successfully placed key roles such as chief executive officers and board of directors.

Aydin has a wide range of experience serving key functions from marketing, sales, strategy, legal, compliance, to regulatory and government affairs, CHROs, and CFOs. Her leadership consulting work includes delivering projects on succession planning, talent management, board work, and assessment. Aydin is a licensed Executive Leadership Assessor since 1997 and has been selected among the top 200 executive search consultants of the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) study in 1998.

Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, Aydin established her own executive search firm in Turkey, which was the start of her search and leadership consulting career. Prior to that, Aydin gathered years of experience in the multinational arena working for Procter & Gamble (P&G), British American Tobacco (BAT) and Bali Trading Group of Companies in mainly commercial managerial roles. In her previous positions, she led and worked closely with functions, such as sales, trade marketing, brand marketing, finance, manufacturing, and supply chain.


Aysegül holds a degree in business administration from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey, and a master's degree in marketing & advertising from the Michigan State University, US.