Nihat Bayız

Chief Production & Technology Officer

Nihat Bayız graduated from Mechanical Engineering at METU in 1993. He completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program in 2016.

Bayız, who started his career as a Research and Development Engineer in the R&D Department of Aselsan A.Ş. in 1993, joined Arçelik A.Ş. as an Engineer in the Production and Engineering Department in 1994. Over the years, he held various leadership roles including Dishwasher Product Director, Cooling Product Director, and Global Product Management Director before assuming the position of Arctic General Manager in 2016. He served as Arçelik A.Ş. R&D Director from 2019 to 2020 and was appointed Chief Production and Technology Officer in 2021.

In addition to his executive role at Arçelik, he is affiliated with Harvard and METU Alumni Associations and has been a member of the Young Presidents Organization’s (YPO) Romania chapter since 2017.

His professional interests include exploring innovative technologies, driving digital transformation in the home appliances industry, and leading cross-functional teams to develop cutting-edge products and solutions. Additionally, he is passionate about fostering a culture of continuous learning and collaboration to stay at the forefront of technological advancements in the rapidly evolving consumer electronics landscape.