Maven Insights welcomes Erhan Yazgan and Mohamed Mosaad

23 November 2023 3 min. read
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Maven Insights has expanded its team in Saudi Arabia with two experienced consultants: Erhan Yazgan and Mohamed Mosaad.

Appointed Head of Digital at Maven Insights, Erhan Yazgan brings over 16 years of experience in helping business and technology executives across various industries in the Middle East to the firm. He specializes in topics including digital strategy, operating model design, corporate performance management, cost restructuring, enterprise architecture, and post-merger integration.

“With a successful track record spanning in IT strategy and digital transformation, Erhan’s knowledge and insights will undoubtedly aid us in achieving our goals. We are excited to have him lead our Digital practice,” said Khalid Alkhudairi, Senior Partner at Maven Insights.

Maven Insights welcomes Erhan Yazgan and Mohamed Mosaad

In his new role at Maven Insights, Yazgan will lead the portfolio of digital offerings spanning consulting and solutions, oversee client management and engagements, and spearhead the exploration of digital-driven innovation.

Yazgan joins Maven Insights from Gellify, a platform that connects B2B digital startups with traditional companies, where he was a Senior Manager of Digital Strategy and Transformation. In this role, he was responsible for leading the design and implementation of a service transformation program.

Before that, Yazgan served as the Head of Strategy and an executive at financial technology company Intertech, where he was responsible for developing and executing corporate strategy, designing performance management systems, and providing advisory support to C-level executives.

Earlier in his career, he gained extensive experience in consulting, having spent a dozen years at Accenture. During his tenure, Yazgan led the firm’s Technology Strategy practice in Turkey as a director and played a crucial role in redesigning all technology organization processes. Yazgan also demonstrated expertise in operational efficiency, data center design and implementation, software development lifecycles optimization, as well as performance management and reporting.

Appointed as a Senior Management Consultant, Mohamed Mosaad has over 20 years of professional experience in human resources and finance. During his career in industry, he contributed to the growth and development of multinational companies such as PepsiCo, Danone, Lactalis, and Lafarge in both the GCC and North America.

Mosaad specializes in topics including performance management, talent acquisition and development, organization development, and compensation & benefits.

Alkhudairi: “His extensive professional experience and profound insights reflect a strategic mindset and an exceptional aptitude for effectively addressing intricate challenges. We are confident that his talent will significantly enhance our offering.”

Before joining Maven Insights, Mosaad served as an Executive Director for Shared Services at Burgerizzr, where he helped developing succession plans and solutions for multiple departments. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Manager for Organization Development at Lactalis in Canada, where he successfully led the implementation and enhancement of the training system and management process.

Among other roles, Mosaad held senior roles at Maple Lodge Farms in Canada, and at Al Safi Danone and Pepsi Cola in Saudi Arabia.

Headquartered in Riyadh, Maven Insights is one of the region’s leading management consulting firms, working with clients across topics such as customer experience, commercial growth, people analytics and employee experience, M&A, and business transformation organization.