Göğüş named new Hürriyet CEO
ISTANBULÇağlar Göğüş, a board member at daily Hürriyet newspaper, has been appointed the new chief executive officer of the company, replacing Ahmet Özer, Hürriyet has said in a filing to the stock exchange.
Özer will remain as a board member, the filing said.
Hürriyet chair Vuslat Doğan Sabancı praised the harmony during the transition period at a takeover ceremony at the newspaper’s headquarters in Istanbul on Feb. 9.
Göğüş joined Hürriyet in April 2015 as an independent executive board member.
Obtaining his undergraduate degree from Bilkent University’s business administration department and his MBA from Florida University in the U.S., he started his career at Coopers & Lybrand’s Turkey branch in 1996.
He worked at Arthur Andersen as a senior analyst before starting at A.T. Kearney as a senior analyst between 1998 and 2000. In 2002 he joined the Peppers & Rogers group, where he worked as a partner for nine years.
In 2010, he became the EMEA director for the group and continued his duty until 2014.
Göğüş is married and a father of two.