Turkish lawyer Meltem Azbazdar has relocated to Hamburg, Germany, to take the role of General Counsel Northern Europe, Eastern Europe, and MENA at Diageo.
Diageo is a British multinational alcoholic beverage company, headquartered in London. It operates from 132 sites around the world.
Previously, Azbazdar spent almost ten years with Mey Diageo, the Turkish affiliate of Diageo, as General Counsel and Corporate Relations Director. Earlier, she spent two years in private practice, almost seven years with Carrefour as a Real Estate and Business Development Director, and over six years as a Senior Associate with Herguner Bilgen Ozeke. She began her career as an Associate with Fox & Gibbons, in Istanbul, where she spent a year and a half.
Azbazdar obtained her law degree from Ankara University.