15-years’ experience in the world’s leading companies i.e. Turkish Airlines as an air-stewardess; Li & Fung Ltd of HK and Gap Inc. of US, coordinating and leading the merchandise payables and trade compliance teams of 8 Mediterranean countries with great success, she is well-rounded with multi-cultural business environment and being in the global play from the very first day of her career.
Working in international companies and being in multi-cultural teams motivated her to start her own project of establishing a medical tourism company in Turkey to welcome people from all over the world to offer the best medical practices as well as introducing the Turkish hospitality and culture. Didem combined her bachelors in science in Biology/ Genetics Engineering with masters in International Business, with number of certificates in business & healthcare management to achieve her goal and launched the first legal company completely concentrated on Medical Tourism registered in Turkey.Didem Ozyigit, planted her idea in early 2000’s while medical tourism concept in today’s world was in the very first days in all continents and registered Harmonia Surgical Tourism in 2009 after her brand placement in year 2007. While Harmonia serves medical tourists, Didem offers consulting/education services to private hospitals and clinics for setting up and improving their medical tourism services.
Session: Health Tourism