General Manager, South & Central America Business Unit
As the General Manager of the South & Central America Business Unit, Arkin Demir leads the Rivulis business in this region.
In this role, he is responsible for establishing the long-term strategic growth plans, identifying and executing new business development opportunities, building long-term win-win relationships with partners and ensuring an efficient operational structure to support the business, including sales, marketing, manufacturing, supply management, finance and HR.
From 2014 to June 2019, Arkin was the CEO of Rivulis Eurodrip Turkey division. Prior to joining Rivulis in 2014, Arkin served as the Regional Director of Middle East, Turkey and North Africa at Cargill and Managing Director at Cargill Middle East, establishing Cargill’s presence in the Middle East. In addition, Arkin held the role of Business Development Manager, MEA at Al Ghurair Foods in Dubai.
Arkin holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Boğaziçi University and an Executive MBA from the London Business School.