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Serhan Nadir

Partner, Istanbul

Serhan Nadir is the managing partner of Bain & Company's Istanbul office. He is a member of Bain's Consumer Products and Retail practices, as well as the leader of Bain Istanbul's Private Equity practice.

Serhan has broad experience across most segments of retail, including grocery, department stores and multiple types of specialty retailers. He also has experience across many consumer packaged goods categories, including beverages, food, oral care and pharmaceuticals. Serhan holds deep expertise in a range of strategy and performance improvement issues, with extensive experience addressing strategy development, adjacency growth, mergers and acquisitions, profit and operations improvement.

On the private equity side, Serhan has led much of Bain Istanbul's due diligence work and also focuses on developing post-acquisition strategies for the portfolio companies of his PE fund clients.

Since joining Bain in 1998, he has worked in Bain's New York, Boston, London and Istanbul offices. His client work has covered both developed and emerging markets across Central America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Serhan graduated from Georgetown University with a BS in Foreign Service. He majored in International Relations, Law and Organization and completed a certificate study in International Business Diplomacy. Serhan also has an MBA from Wharton, where he majored in Entrepreneurial Studies and Marketing.