Ligatus Turkey appoints Emre Faks as new Managing Director

by Araceli Almada

Cologne/Istanbul, April 10, 2017 – As of today, Emre Faks is the new Managing Director for Turkey at Ligatus, the leading Native Advertising Solutions provider for Publishers and Advertisers. He succeeds Murat Kalafat, who successfully launched and established the Ligatus Turkey office in the past 4,5 years and who is now seeking new professional challenges. Emre Faks will be in charge of continuing the successful development of Ligatus in the Turkish market. Furthermore, he will develop the MENA region for Ligatus. Emre Faks reports to Julien Mosse, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Ligatus.

Emre Faks joins Ligatus from Hürriyet, the largest Turkish publisher and one of Ligatus’ long-standing partners. For the last 2,5 years Faks was Digital Advertising Group Coordinator at Hürriyet. Before that, he worked at Starcom Turkey for more than ten years, where he held various management positions from Managing Director to Chief Digital Officer. Faks started his career at Universal McCann.

Julien Mosse, COO of Ligatus: “With Emre Faks we have found an experienced media manager for Ligatus, who is very familiar with the requirements of publishers and advertisers. With his expertise in the Turkish market he will continue our successful development in Turkey. We are looking forward to working with him. Murat Kalafat managed to establish Ligatus as a leading Native Advertising Solutions provider in Turkey in the past 4,5 years. We thank him very much for all his work and engagement and wish him all the best for the future“. 

Emre Faks, Managing Director of Ligatus Turkey: “I'm very excited and pleased to join the leading Native Advertising solutions provider, Ligatus. Over the years I have spent in the digital marketing field providing communications solutions for brands, I have become a firm believer of Native Advertising and Technology. The impact of Native Ads powered by useful ad-technologies can deliver great results for brands. Within this vision, it is a privilege for me to become part of a very experienced and successful organization, and help further strengthen Ligatus’ outstanding leader position”.