Ismail Haznedar (Turkey)
Managing Director of Stratejik Isler, Strategist and a Certified Management Consultant, 2015 JCI President
Ismail Haznedar, nominated by JCI Turkey, was elected 2015 JCI (Junior Chamber International) President, at the 2014 JCI World Congress in Leipzig, Germany. Ismail Haznedar joined the Local Organization of JCI Avrasya (Eurasia) in 2005. He became Local President in 2008 and received Most Outstanding Turkish Local President of the Year. He served as JCI Turkey National President in 2010 when he received Special Recognition from the JCI President at the 2010 JCI World Congress in Osaka, Japan.
At the international level, Ismail served as JCI Vice President in 2011, UN Affairs Commissioner in 2012, 2013 Chief Executive Assistant to the President (with an award from the President as Leader of the Most Outstanding Team of Appointees) and 2014 Executive Vice President (with an award from the President as Most Outstanding Executive Vice President) where he served as Chairperson of the JCI Area Conference in Valletta, Malta. Haznedar was elected as 2015 President of the JCI, leading global organization during 100th Anniversary and served as 2016 JCI Senate Chairman.
He is honored to be a life time member and Senator, is Foundation Member and Certified National Trainer (CNT).
He has attended nineteen JCI Area Conferences, nine JCI World Congresses and five JCI Global Partnership Summits. He has been honored as JCI Senator No. 69159 and is a Phil Pugsley Patron of the JCI Foundation. He was honored to be a life time member at 2015 JCI World Congress in Kanazawa.
Ismail Haznedar is strategist and business consultant, with a successful professional experience in scale-up projects of SMEs and growth strategy consultancy. Presently he is the Managing Director of Stratejik Isler, a consultancy company focusing on growth strategy, business development and strategy execution. He is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and Fellow Member of Strategic Planning Society (SPS).
Born in 1976 in Tetovo, Macedonia, Ismail Haznedar graduated from Middle East Technical University (METU), earning a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Business Management in 2000. He also completed Masters Degree on Marketing from Marmara University in 2005. He speaks Turkish and English.