Global MBA alumnus Nuray Misteli (Middle East Class of 2015, passed with Merit), Senior Commercial Operations Manager, Middle East and Africa for Silicon Valley-based Align Technology, mainly known for its innovative orthodontic appliance “Invisalign”, was the recipient of the EMEA Operational Excellence Award 2017 from the company for her excellence in leading company expansion projects in two new key markets.
Nuray joined the company recently from Align Technology’s Gulf distributor, where she had consulted and then established the regional business structure as the GM for the distributor, which was subsequently acquired by Align Technology.
The award citation praised Nuray’s expansion strategy and project management skills and her international relationships and trust building abilities in successfully launching the two new markets – all in her first year at Align Technology.
Nuray received her award from the company’s European leadership team at the annual sales conference, held in Marbella, Spain. Nuray has since been tasked to run further key expansion projects in EMEAR.