Ethem earned his Master’s degree in International Marketing from New York Institute of Technology, and started his career as VP Sales and Finance in a major multinational Turkish company. In 1988 he founded Global Business Development, Inc., an international marketing firm and joined GC becoming a partner in 2001. He manages the U.S. investments of GC’s European customers, their in-house accounts and their daily financial management. Ethem assists GC’s clients supervising their sales structures, financial budgets and costs analysis.