Photo by: Ozgur Kıvanc

Photo by: Ozgur Kıvanc

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With his academic background and high referrals in Strategic Communication and Reputation Management, Salim Kadibesegil, leads Corporate Reputation Management to generate awareness and have a place in Turkey. Between the years of 1999-2004 Salim represented Turkey as a Board member of International Communication Consultancy Association, ICCO, based in London. He was also a consultant for one of Turkey’s top management magazines’, Capital, “Most Admired Companies” and “Corporate Social Responsibility” research projects. Salim  represented Turkey in “The Reputation Institute”, headquartered in New York. He used to be an active chair in Turkish Corporate Governance  Association, Bugday Ecological Transformation Association. His company Orsa Strategic Communication Consultancy, was also the first member of Global Reporting Initiative in Turkey. He has been a faculty member at the School of Communications, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul/Turkey since 2008. Kadıbesegil regularly writes articles for monthly Brandmap and quarterly IN magazine of Turkish Ethics and Reputation Society.

Salim Kadıbeşegil has been awarded as Hall of a Fame by the ICCO (International Consultancies Organisation) Turkish Chapter İDA in March 2017 for his contribution to the profession. Kadıbeşegil is also an Advisory Board member of INBREC (International Brand and Reputation Community)

Salim is also founder and advisory board member of the RepMan Reputation Research Center, a not-for-profit platform which aims to increase awareness on reputation management.

Within 42 years of experience Salim Kadibesegil has nine books which are widely accepted as source books in business and academics.

  • “Reputation Management”, text book for the Anatolian University, 2016″
  • ” What If Birds Crash in on the Wind Mills, 2015″
  • “The Game is Over, 2012″
  • It is time for Strategic Communications, 2009”
  • Reputation Management, 2006”
  • Here Comes Crises, 2002”
  • Where to Start in PR, 1997”
  • Prescriptions for PR, 1992”
  • “The Principles of Public Relations 1986”

 

SALIM M. KADIBESEGIL C.V.

Photo by: Ozgur Kıvanc

Photo by: Ozgur Kıvanc

With his academic background and high referrals in Strategic Communication and Reputation Management, Salim M. Kadibesegil, has created strong awareness for the Corporate Reputation Management issue in Turkey and lead to maintain a position in the agendas of the business world. Between the years of 1999-2004 Salim represented Turkey as a Board Member of  International Communication Consultancy Association, ICCO, and was a consultant for one of Turkey’s top management magazines named Capital, for the “Most Admired Companies” and “Corporate Social Responsibility” research projects. Between 2002-2012, Salim represented Turkey in “The Reputation Institute” centered in New York.

Contribution to the Industry

His contribution to the industry started in early 1980’s. He was among the founders and three terms president of the Public Relations Association of Izmir. His first book, “The Principles of Public Relations” published in 1985, followed by “The Prescriptions of Public Relations” in 1992 and “Where to Start Public Relations” in 1997.

He introduced ICCO to the Turkish industry and encouraged colleagues to be part of this international community by founding PRCI (Public Relations Consultancies Inc. of Turkey) (Then IDA) During his chairmanship of PRCI, Turkey had become the 12th member of ICCO in 1998 and also was the very first country other than England to recognize independent audit and members of PRCI certificated by DNV  in 1999.

Salim’s highly acclaimed initiatives included; benchmark meetings among PRCI members, on client relations, media measurement, training and development programs of consultancies, webPR, crisis communications, internal communications; a very comprehensive training program with London School of Public Relations for the young professionals, as well as a 12 weeks internship program for the students. In the early days of 2000’s, he leads the establishment of PRNET media measurement company. PRNET, pioneered in reporting by providing data through internet which included over 300 parameters and was available the very next day for the clients.

Salim Kadıbeşegil has been awarded as Hall of a Fame by the ICCO (International Consultancies Organisation) Turkish Chapter İDA in March 2017 for his contribution to the profession. Kadıbeşegil is also an Advisory Board member of INBREC (International Brand and Reputation Community)

RepMan Reputation Research Center

Salim developed a research model named RepMan to measure the reputation performance of companies and industries at the beginning of 2000’s. He granted GfK, the international independent research company, to conduct professional research with this model and more than 100 projects completed until now. As of 2016 this model has been granted to ZENNA Corporate Research and Consultancy. On the other hand Salim created the RepMan Reputation Research Center, a not-for-profit platform, where panel  discussions, forums, brain storming sessions, industry researches are organized free of charge to the interested parties.

He used to be an active membership in Turkish Corporate Governance  AssociationBugday Ecological Transformation Association. His company Orsa Strategic Communication Consultancy, was the “first member” of Global Reporting Initiative in 2003 from Turkey. He has been a faculty member at the School of Communications, at Bahcesehir University in Istanbul/Turkey since 2008. Kadibesegil regularly writes articles for monthly BrandMap and quarterly IN magazine of Turkish Ethics and Reputation Society. He lives in Alacati, İzmir and runs a blog in which he names himself as a “world citizen”.

Books

Within 42 years of experience Salim Kadibesegil has nine publications which are widely accepted as source books in business and academics. Salim’s latest academic publication is for Turkey’s most reputable distant learning school Anadolu University which is expected to be used by over 15.000 students each year.

  • “Reputation Management text book of Distant Learning Faculty of Anadolu University, 2016″
  • “What If Birds Crash in on the Wind Mills, 2015″ – online edition
  • “The Game is Over, 2012″ – print edition
  • It is time for Strategic Communications, 2009” – print edition
  • Reputation Management, 2006” – print edition
  • Here Comes Crises, 2002” – print edition
  • Where to Start in PR, 1997” – print edition
  • Prescriptions for PR, 1992” – print edition
  • “The Principles of Public Relations 1986” – print edition

 

 

 

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