Nurdan Tümbek is director of corporate communications and Turkish representative of German retail and wholesale/cash and carry group Metro. Among other tasks she planned and realised the first visit of the top management of Metro to the government in Ankara and other decision makers in Istanbul. Before joining Metro in 2002, she worked as director of public relations at the Ritz-Carlton Istanbul. As a public relations manager at Siemens, she organised the corporation‘s 150th anniversary activities in Turkey and received the Communication Award from Siemens in Munich. Tümbek holds a degree in production management and marketing from Marmara University and a degree in Sociology from Bosphorus University.