Emre Ali Kodan, was born at 1978 in Istanbul. He has grown in the Yesilyurt, Bakirkoy district of Istanbul. His father retired from his own job over 40 years of trading medical material and supplies, while his mother has been a housewife. His Grandfather borned city is Malatya (Puturge) and his mother’s is from Mersin.
Primary, secondary and high school education is completed in Istanbul, Turkey at Private Kultur College located in Atakoy, Istanbul in 1996. In 2000, Mr. Kodan received his bachelor’s degree from T.C. Marmara University the Faculty of Economics and Administration Department at the field of Econometrics. Emre Ali Kodan, after completing his military service at the year 2001 with an outstanding service degree, He went to United States Of America to get his MBA (Master’s Level Degree) and lived there between the years 2002-2007 at the different states such as California-San Diego, Boston and mostly in Florida. He received his Master’s Level Degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University, WPB, Florida between the years 2003-2005. Now adays, He is continuing his Ph.D thesis stage at the T.C. Istanbul Arel University at the Business Administration, Management and Organization doctorate program which has started at the year 2015.
After returning to His country Turkey at the end of the year 2007, He did some business activities to adapt himself to the current business trends and after that He decided to continue His professional carrer at the Koc Holding, Koctas Stores Inc. at the position of Operation expert and Deputy Store Manager.
Due to an offer at the year 2011, He moves his carrer to the Healthcare Sector and started to work hardly at the one of the biggest healthcare and hospital group of the Turkey. He was adapted himself very quickly to the health management at the Hospital Groups. He gain experience at the hospitals about every steps to administrate any kind of hospital as a General Manager’s Executive.
Due to an offer came on in the 2012, He moves His carrer to another Health Group as a Vice General Manager, responsible from the administrative issues at the hospital such as; patient services, hotel and support services departments, technical departments, purchasing department and night managers. With those departments He managed approx. 275 people under his authority. In addition to those departments, he supported the other departments such as; Corporate Communication, Sales and Marketing and International Patient Services departments. In addition, He has visited foreign countries to sign contracts in health sector and Health Travel.
Visited countries are; USA (Florida, Boston, California), Bahamas, Iraq, Libya, Qatar, Kuwait, Egypt, Cyprus, Palestine, Macedonia and some part of the Europe and Azebaijan.
Mr. Kodan, married and Father of two children, is still continue his works with over 20 years’ experience in the different business fields/operations also working on the academic area. He has taken responsibilities at civilized associations and last He is the founder and Chairman of Istanbul International Health and Tourism Association (ISTUSAD) which is located at Istanbul, Turkey.