Turkish lawyer Mustafa Yazgan has been promoted to Senior Director and Regional Counsel at Stryker in Cork, Ireland.
Yazgan began his career at Herguner Bilgen Ozeke Attorney Partnership in Istanbul, in 2008. After two years with the firm, he moved to Coca Cola Icecek A.S., where he spent a year and a half as Legal Counsel. He then joined the Guner law office, where he stayed until 2014. Between July 2014 and March 2017, Yazgan was a Senior Legal Counsel at Oger Telecom. Finally, he joined Stryker in 2017, in Istanbul, where he was the Regional Counsel and Compliance Officer for CEE & Turkey, for nearly two years. He briefly held the role of Interim Regional Counsel for South Africa in 2019, before moving to Cork to take on the role of Director and Legal Counsel, Global Quality and Operations, at Stryker. After nearly two years in the position, he was promoted to Senior Director and Regional Counsel in March 2021.
“I am very excited and thrilled to be back to EEMEA which is a must-win market for Stryker," Yazgan commented. "I hope to assist the business as they navigate in this highly challenging market and be a valuable business partner to them with their ambitious goals and targets.”