Görkem Benli

Director of Appliance & Non-FMCG

Görkem Benli is the Purchasing Manager of Pacific Access Ltd. and has been holding that position since 2011. He is responsible for managing the purchasing operations of the company in the markets where Pacific Access is active, including Turkey, Israel, the USA, Georgia and some European countries.

Görkem holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Istanbul Technical University. After graduating within the high honour list of ITU, he began his career in Arcelik A.S. in 2008, as a production engineer with the vision of having-practices in production technologies. Later, he continued his career with managing several product development & design projects as an R&D engineer. Afterwards, he had the chance of leading successful projects in product & manufacturing improvement, quality assurance, production planning, industrial engineering and factory management areas in Arcelik A.S.

Görkem moved to China / Hong Kong and joined the Pacific Access family in 2011. From then on, he has been leading the procurement & sourcing operations as well as supporting most of the Business Units including quality control, sales & marketing, after sales services and engineering & contract manufacturing. Görkem has an in-depth product knowledge and a broad procurement experience especially in the fields of electrical home appliances, gas appliances, electronic & electro-mechanical components, consumer electronics, lighting and in the retailers / supermarkets / DIYs product ranges of kitchenware, bathroom, house ware, automotive and home decoration.