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Professional Carrier

He provided system engineering and administrative consulting services to several firms. He designed, applied and oversaw restructuring, revitalizing institutional management practices and sustainability projects for companies. He also provided consulting services to the multi-national corporations for their international trade agreements; buying - selling their stocks and shares. He carried out all of his responsibilities within a team spirit.

Istanbul Chamber of Commerce

After quitting Galatasaray Sports Club, he started to work as a consultant for the President of Istanbul Chamber of Commerce and the Rector of Istanbul Commerce University. He has contributed to the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, which is among the top 5 professional organizations throughout the world, in the fields of education and social services. He produced and directed social and sportive projects.

International Sports Organizations

He attended the International Gymnastics Federation’s general assemblies as the delegate of Turkish Gymnastics Federation. He was appointed as the General Coordinator of the Mediterranean Gymnastics Confederation. He worked on gymnastics’ reaching more people and increasing the value of the trademark. He directed international relations, strategy management, election campaigns and lobbying for Turkish Gymnastics Federation.

Professional Basketball Player

He started playing in the school team as he continued his education at St. Joseph French High School for Boys. He started his professional basketball career as a player at Taçspor Club. Shortly after was he drafted by the Turkish National Team he was transferred to Galatasaray Club. He wore the National Team’s jersey 43 times and played in the professional league for 8 seasons. He won 4 championships. His career as a basketball player ended due to his injury at the age of 24.

Systems of Sports Education

Resigning from his professional basketball player career, he founded Cihat Levent Basketball Schools; Armada Sports Club and Yenilmez Armada Sports Organization Company. He worked hard to foster more than 40 thousand young people to love sports. Not only did he prepare the rookie athletes for the professional leagues, but also his aim was to train coaches, referees and managers serving the sports sector throughout their professional career. Even if these young people did not choose sports as a profession, he contributed in them being decent sports fans, understanding sports sprit, being the loyal followers of sport events and encouraging their children to do sports in the future.

Professional Club Management Systems

Upon his basketball schools and company signing a contract with Galatasaray Sports Club, he trained thousands of youths by his swimming, basketball and volleyball schools in 9 cities and 17 branches in Turkey. He was promoted as the basketball branch General Manager and Coordination Committee Member at Galatasaray Sports Club. He worked in the fields of professional sports club management, marketing, advertising, finance, sponsorships and barter agreements.

Professional Leagues Management Systems

He prepared new statutes and regulations in order to help junior basketball develop during his General Directorate of Sports Administration of Istanbul City Basketball Organization Committee Presidency period. He brought a new operational system. He wrote his master’s degree thesis on the subject “Management of Istanbul Junior Basketball Leagues in the Format of Business Administration”.

Olympic Spirit

He worked for the preparation of Turkish National Team gymnasts for the international competitions and Olympic Games. He had duty in 2012 London Olympics Games as a guest of International Gymnastics Federation. He was also the General Coordinator of the artistic gymnastics branch in 2011 European Youth Olympic Festival organization held in Trabzon, Turkey. He worked in the Strategic Plan Supervising Commission of the Turkish National Olympic Committee.

Social Responsibilities

He developed projects on rehabilitating physically and mentally handicapped people with the help of sports. He worked actively on guiding the young into sports and leading them physically and mentally healthy life. He formed Perpetual Friendship Eternal Rivalry Platform and Association, EDER, for the purpose of preventing violence, doping and rigging in sports.

Sports Policies

He researched and worked on setting-up contemporary, extensive and success focused system. He came up with projects for Turkish Sports' performance and administrative aspect to be known and understood in the international arena. He prepared sports policies in order to increase the love for sports and internalize the Olympic spirit among the public.

Writership

He wrote a book about death, game fixing and doping issues.

CURRICULUM VITAE

                                                        

 

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 PERSONAL INFORMATIONS                                                                                                  

 

Date of Birth

1965

 

Residence

Permanent Resident Status in U.S.A.

 

 EDUCATION                                                                                                                              

 

Master of Business Administration

Istanbul Commerce University

 

Master of French Language and Literature

Marmara University

 

Bachelor's Degree Economics

Istanbul University

 

Bachelor's Degree Teaching Credential French

Marmara University

 

Secondary

Saint Joseph French High School

 

 WORK EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                

 

Inlikap Publishing House

Writer of "Chicane to Death"

2017 - Today

 

House of Forged Inc. SD, CA

Consultant

2012 - Today

 

Eurasia Dispute Resolution Center

Co-Mediator

2016 - 2017

 

Kiltas Refractory Materials Industry Inc.

Consultant

2015 - 2017

 

Kure Foreign Trade, Marketing and Tourism Limited

Consultant

2013 - 2014

 

Istanbul Commerce University

Consultant

2007 - 2013

 

Istanbul Chamber of Commerce

Educational and Social Services Foundation

Consultant

2006 - 2013

 

Mediterranean Gymnastics Confederation

General Coordinator

2011 - 2012

 

National Olympic Committee of Turkey

Strategic Plan Evaluation Committee Member

2010 - 2011

 

Turkish Gymnastics Federation

General Coordinator

2010 - 2012

 

General Directorate of Sports

Administration of Istanbul City

President of Basketball Branch

2007 - 2011

 

Yenilmez Armada Sports Organizations and Commerce Limited

Founder, President and Shareholder

1991 - 2012

 

Portakal Movie Industries and Commerce Limited

Project Consultant

2009

 

Galatasaray Sports Club

Basketball Branch General Manager

Coordination Council Member

Barter Agreements and Sponsorships Coordinator

Basketball, Volleyball and Swimming Schools Coordinator

2000 - 2006

 

Armada Sports Club

Founder and President

1997 - 2008

 

Turkish Basketball Federation

Division 1 Class A Technical Comissar

Division 1 Class A Referee

Played 43 Times in National Basketball Teams

1980 - 2000

 

Fotospor Newspaper

Sports Writer and Critic

1995 - 1996

 

Güneş Newspaper

Sports Writer and Critic

1990 - 1991

 

Professional Basketball Player

Fenerbahçe Sports Club

1989

 

Paşabahçe Sports Club

1988 - 1989

 

Salat Sports Club

1987 - 1988

 

Galatasaray Sports Club

1980 - 1987

 

Taç Sports Club

1976 - 1980

 

Turkish National Team

1980 - 1987

 

 LANGUAGES                                                                                                                           

 

Turkish

Native Language

 

French

Speaking   : Advanced

Writing      : Advanced

 

English

Speaking   : Advanced

Writing      : Advanced

 

 CERTIFICATES                                                                                                                           

 

Integrated QMS Quality Engineering

Cardcert QMS Auditor / Lead Auditor

 

 CLUBS AND ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS                                                                         

 

National Olympic Committee of Turkey

Ethics and Reputation Society

Saint - Joseph High School Alumni

Galatasaray Sports Club

Galatasaray Atheletes Association

Galatasaray Sports Club Support and Solidarity Fund

Galatasaray Business Club

Association of Basketball Schools Union

Turkish - South Korean Businessmen Association

Perpetual Friendship Eternal Rivalry Association

  

 HOBBIES                                                                                                                                   

 

Sports (Skiing, Swimming, Sailing, Tennis)

Literature

Movies

Parapsychology

Metaphysics

 

 REFERENCES                                                                                                                          

 

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 Responsabilities during his tenure.

  • Company Management and Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Sports Club Management and Accounting
  • Foundation and Association Management and Accounting
  • Marketing, Promotion and Advertisement
  • Brand Management
  • Barter Agreements and Procurement
  • National and International Organizations
  • International Relations
  • Consultant
  • Mediator
  • Educator
  • Writing and Critic
  • Social Project Organizer
  • Social Organization Management
  • Public Office Management
  • Project Coordinator
  • Professional Basketball Player
  • National Basketball Team Player

MISSION

My mission is, 

  • To create corporate governance in enterprises by system engineering applications,
  • To ensure that ethical codes are used in institutions and organizations,
  • To provide international relations among educational institutions,
  • To create professional management, finance, investment, publicity, R-D and marketing systems to develop sports sector,
  • To achieve international success in national sports, disseminate love about sports among people and to generate sports policies for youth to internalize the Olympic spirit,
  • To work scientifically to bring athletes’ performances up to the maximum level,
  • To contribute in raising physically and mentally healthy youth,
  • To pass my experiences to the new generations.

VISION

My vision is, 

  • To create and execute corporate management and business administration systems,
  • To provide ethical codes functionality in institutions and organizations,
  • To apply system engineering methods specific to operations,
  • To establish international educational, performance and management systems,
  • To explain people that sports is the leader of entertainment sector,
  • To help national sports to have a arbiter position in the international arena in terms of performance and management,
  • To generate contemporary, extensive sports policies that are focused on success.