Basak Gurbuz, the former Counsel & Director responsible for legal matters in Turkey at The Walt Disney Company, has now joined Visa as its Senior Regional Counsel for South-Eastern Europe, where she will be responsible for nine jurisdictions: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Malta, Romania, Slovenia, and Turkey.
Gurbuz joins the digital payments company after over four years with The Walt Disney Company. Before moving in-house in 2015, she was a managing associate with Gun + Partners, a firm she first joined as an associate in 2008. Earlier still she spent two years with Pekin & Bayar. Gurbuz has also practiced with the Yazici Law Firm, the Kasaroglu Law Firm, and Bayindir Holding.