Necati Karabayir as has joined SOCAR Turkey as its new Group Compliance Director.
Karabayir joins SOCAR (The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic), which has been operating in Turkey since 2008, from the Vaillant Group, where he has worked for over six years as the Head of Legal & Compliance / Country General Counsel. Prior to that, he was a Senior Legal Counsel for Siemens between 2007 and 2013. Earlier still, he worked for Guner Law Firm as a Legal Counsel between 2006 and 2007.
Karabayir is a graduate of the Marmara University and holds an LLM from the Istanbul University.
The announcement of Karabayir's hiring follows shortly after the news that Begum Yilmaz had also joined SOCAR Turkey as Senior Compliance Specialist (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on January 17, 2020).