The Chapman Consulting Group, along with BeathChapman will host its first ever HR Leader's Group in Istanbul, Turkey, on 12 August 2014. More than 25 HR Leaders will convene for the first ever Turkey session to discuss the hot topic of "HR Analytics and how it is changing the face of HR, and what is the impact of this new field in HR in Turkey".

The session, which will be co-chaired by Matthew Chapman, CEO, and Andrew Bailey, Managing Director. A number of our senior Turkey team will be in attendance including Ekin Ozguven; Arca Akalin and Ipek Karataslioglu. "I'm really excited to be in Turkey to chair our first ever HR Leaders Group, there", said Matthew Chapman. "Turkey is a rapidly growing international HR market and, strategically, its very important for us to be investing time in this market".

We are proud to announce that Unilever will be our host and special thanks to Steven Gross, Vice President HR for Russia, Africa and Middle East, based out of Istanbul. Steven is a long time HR friend of The Chapman Consulting Group and we have watched him move through Vietnam, Singapore, Dubai and Turkey. Steven's counterparts in Singapore, recently hosted one of our other HR Leader groups, in their amazing offices there.

"This is an exciting time for our group. It’s been a warm reception into EMEA, in particular the Turkish market, and we’re aligning ourselves with some fantastic businesses, such as Unilever, " said Andrew Bailey. "Having a local foot on the ground allows us to work side by side HR Leaders to add value, by building out their teams at a senior level, " added Bailey.

The ChapmanCG HR Networking Series is internationally popular with established sessions happening in more than 30 locations around the world, half yearly, ranging from Zurich to London to New York to Shanghai to Sydney and more than 25 other locations.