P&G / Director, Information Technology, Data Management, Data & Analytics, Central Europe IT Function Leader
Esra Yavuz started her career in Procter & Gamble with an internship and then joined P&G as a full-time employee in July 1999 in Istanbul, Turkey after her bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Boğazici University which is one of the most prestigious universities in Turkey.
Esra Yavuz has diverse experiences in IT and has worked in Turkey, Kazakhstan, United Arab Emirates (UAE), India, and Switzerland in variety of IT roles in sales, brand and x-domain and mainly in Data & Analytics and Application & Integration disciplines. She is passionate about technology, business and organization transformation, delivering tangible and transformational business and organization results which deliver value to the company. She is a trainer for High Impact Training Delivery program in the company which is designed to train new corporate trainers. She is passionate about Diversity & Inclusion and growing future IT Leaders. She has led IT Diversity & Inclusion Programs in Central Europe Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA), India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA) and in Europe (Lead IT #LikeAGirl).
Currently, Esra Yavuz is a Director in IT, Global Data Management Leader, Data & Analytics. She is based in Warsaw, Poland which is P&G’s second biggest IT Hub. She is also IT function leader and Corporate Functions – IT talent leader across Central Europe.
Esra Yavuz is married to Ozcan Yavuz and they have two sons Can Yavuz and Tan Yavuz. She loves travelling with her family and exploring different countries and cultures.