Y. Esat Sezer
Former SVP & CIO, Coca-Cola Enterprises
Esat Sezer is a founder of a new company, Ritmus. Ritmus concentrates on adoption of advance technologies for companies who cares for:
- Next generation digital commercial capabilities to drive growth
- Next generation productivities leveraging cloud enabled IoT
- Industry specific advanced analytics and insights as a service
- Enabling-rapid Integration solutions and services
Between 2006-2016, Esat was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, at Coca-Cola Enterprises. Mr. Sezer oversaw the company’s technology and information capabilities. Esat has more than 30 years of global IT experience. Prior to Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., Mr. Sezer served as Corporation Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Whirlpool Corporation, a position he held since 2002.
Before joining Whirlpool Corporation as Vice President, Global Information Services in 2001, Mr. Sezer held several positions of increasing responsibility with Colgate-Palmolive Co., including Director, Global Information Technology (1999-2001); Director, Europe/Africa/Middle East Division (1996-1998); Associate Director, Global Applications (1996-1997); and Director, Information Technology (1994-1996 in Warsaw, Poland; 1991-1994 in Istanbul, Turkey). From 1988 to 1991, he was a senior consultant at Andersen Consulting in London.
Born and raised in Istanbul, Mr. Sezer received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Istanbul Technical University.