General Manager UPS Turkey


Ufku Akaltan was born in Diyarbakır in 1973. He holds an MBA degree from Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Management and University of Texas at Austin. He has a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Management Engineering from Istanbul Technical School. In addition, he has successfully completed Executive Education Programs from Emory University and Harvard Business School. 

In 2002, he joined UPS as a Marketing Supervisor within the Europe Region Marketing department based in Brussels, Belgium. Two years later, he was promoted to Marketing Manager within Region Marketing. In 2005, he moved to a position within Revenue Management and relocated to Germany. In 2009, Ufku Akaltan was promoted to a director position within Europe Region Marketing. 2010 – 2013 he accepted the position as Marketing Manager for the UK, Ireland and Nordics District. In 2013, he accepted the position as Marketing Manager for the Germany District. He was promoted to his current role of Country Manager Turkey in September 2014.

He is married with two children. Speaks English and German.