Five questions to Tülin
Tülin, Global Marketing Manager at Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials
Please introduce yourself.
I am Tülin, 37 years old and have been working for Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials since 2011. In the Silicon Carbide Business Unit I am now Global Marketing Manager and Area Sales Manager for Southern Europe and Turkey. I manage a small marketing team in Cologne, but also have technical responsibility for colleagues in Brazil, the USA, India, China and Japan. My study background is business: First I studied Business Administration with a focus on International Business in Koblenz and in 2017, I completed my part-time MBA at the Warwick Business School. I speak five languages and am currently learning my sixth.
What do you think is so special about working at Saint-Gobain?
For me it's above all the interesting combination of a corporate group and a medium-sized company - you have the best of both worlds. The work is very international, so I can use my language skills perfectly. In addition, I am open to innovation and have a very collegial working atmosphere.
How do you notice that you are working for an innovative company that cares about the living spaces of the future?
I work a lot with the Research & Development department, I follow market trends and develop products in close cooperation with our customers, so-called tailor-made products. I am involved in many digitization projects, both in marketing and sales.
What makes your career at Saint-Gobain so special?
The perspectives: you can switch between functions and businesses, even internationally. The job diversity and internationality are truly unique.
What kind of people do you think should apply to Saint-Gobain?
Open-minded, interested people who are team players, emphatic and have intercultural skills. We work together, not against each other. Every competence is recognized, you help each other, you learn from each other.