Erman Kalkandelen is a chief executive officer with research responsibilities for companies in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2006, Mr. Kalkandelen was an analyst in the Global Banking Division at Deutsche Bank, Istanbul. He entered the financial services industry in 2006.
Mr. Kalkandelen holds an M.B.A., with distinction, from the Sabanci University. He also spent a semester at the Warrington College of Business, the University of Florida during his M.B.A., specializing in strategic management. He holds a B.S., magna cum laude, in labor economics from Political Sciences Faculty, Ankara University. He speaks English and Turkish.