Dipl.-Ing. Ayhan Balku

Basic

Angestellt, VP Sales Western Europe // Managing Director D/A/CH, Powell Software Deutschland GmbH

Köln, Germany

About me

Senior Sales Executive possessing 20+ years of accomplished sales records. I am a passionate professional with proven record of success to extend existing business or developing new business. Known for delivering and sustaining revenues in a competitive environment. Special focus on SaaS, Solution Selling, driving sales campaigns, forecasting, and analysis along with expertise in account acquisition and retention. With my power, passion, and empathetic leadership, I can level up any unit/company to the next level. • 20+ years experience in mid-size and large enterprise units. • PROVEN TRACK RECORD of SUCCESS in mid-sized and enterprise organization • Business Planning, Development & Tracking • Consistently exceeds annual targets • C-level Presentations & Negotiations • Ability to work in a fast-paced, competitive, and demanding environment • Excellent communication and networking skills • Significant network of contacts and credibility in the region that can be instantly leveraged

Skills

Digital Workplace
Beratung/Consulting
SaaS
Digitale Transformation
PaaS
IT-Consulting
IT-Strategieberatung
Sales + Umsatzwachstum
Business Development
Empathie
Power
Leidenschaft
Vertriebsleitung
Vertriebsstrategie
Sales coaching
Grosskundenbetreuung
Spaß
Microsoft
E-Commerce
Microsoft Azure
Leadgenerierung

Timeline

Professional experience for Ayhan Balku

  • Current 3 years and 1 month, since Jul 2019

    VP Sales Western Europe // Managing Director D/A/CH

    Powell Software Deutschland GmbH

  • 2 years, Jul 2019 - Jun 2021

    Managing Director D/A/CH

    Powell Software Deutschland GmbH

  • 5 years and 6 months, Jan 2014 - Jun 2019

    Trusted Advisor | Business Development | Director

    Avanade Deutschland GmbH - ein Joint Venture von Accenture & Microsoft

    - Business Development (DAX Customer/Large) - New customer acquisition and development (Up / Cross- Selling) - Managing and closing complex sales-cycles with large enterprise accounts

  • 2 years, Dec 2015 - Nov 2017

    Trusted Advisor | Business Development | Group Manager

    Avanade Deutschland GmbH - ein Joint Venture von Accenture & Microsoft

  • 1 year and 11 months, Jan 2014 - Nov 2015

    Trusted Advisor | Business Development | Manager

    Avanade Deutschland GmbH - ein Joint Venture von Accenture & Microsoft

  • 5 years and 11 months, Feb 2008 - Dec 2013

    Sales Manager

    Sycor IQ Solutions GmbH (SYCOR Gruppe)

    Business Development, Neukundenakquise, Leadgenerierung, Crosseling

  • 3 years and 3 months, Nov 2004 - Jan 2008

    Sales Manager

    SalesBridge GmbH

    Business Development, Pionierarbeit, Neukundenakquise, Leadgenerierung,

  • 1 year and 11 months, Dec 2002 - Oct 2004

    Inhaber

    BalKom

    Geschäftprozessanalysen und Projektmanagement.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Nov 2001 - Nov 2002

    Consultant

    viaLog

    Projektmanagement in der Planung und Inbetriebnahme von Logistikzentren.

  • 1 year and 9 months, Jan 2000 - Sep 2001

    Projektleiter

    TDS Consulting

    Organisation/Koordination von Vertriebs- und Projektplanungen (ERP).

Educational background for Ayhan Balku

  • 4 years and 1 month, Oct 1995 - Oct 1999

    Logistik

    Fachhochschule Lippe & Höxter

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • Turkish

    Fluent

Wants

Spiel
Spannung
Spaß
UND einen 1 Millionen Euro Job

Interests

Fußball
New York City Marathon
Sales
Kochen
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