Somer Gundogdu has served as president, EMEA since October 2018. In this role, he leads professional market sector organizations across Europe, Middle East, and Africa.
Over his more than 25 years of experience, Somer has held a variety of roles in R&D, supply chain, marketing, corporate account management, and general management. Prior to his current role, Somer was president of Middle East and Africa for Diversey. During his 15 years with Diversey, his roles included sales, marketing, corporate account management, and general management. Earlier in his career, Somer worked for Unilever covering a range of responsibilities including sales, marketing, supply chain, and R&D for B2C and B2B markets.
Somer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Bogazici University in Turkey and a Master of Business Administration from Virginia Tech.