Levent Sakliyan is appointed VP purchasing, Dacia & LADA
Starting October 1st, 2021, Levent Sakliyan will join the DACIA-LADA business unit as vice president purchasing. He will join its management committee, under the guidance of Denis Le-Vot, CEO DACIA & LADA. He will report directly to Gianluca de Ficchy, Alliance EVP, purchasing and managing director of the Alliance Purchasing Organization (APO), an organization in which he will serve too as Alliance global director, projects & support functions for Renault Group.
Levent Sakliyan began his career in controling and logistics in Germany in 1991. He joined Renault Group in 1999 as a parts and accessories project manager. After several positions in customer support, Levent Sakliyan joined the Renault-Nissan Purchasing Organization (RNPO) as supplier account manager for material, chassis and stamping. In 2018, he became Alliance purchasing director APO Europe. In 2020, he took on the additional role as VP purchasing, Renault brand.
Dacia is a Renault Group brand, present in 44 countries, mainly in Europe and the Mediterranean basin. Born in Romania in 1968, the brand was purchased by Renault Group and re-launched in 2004 with Logan. Dacia offers the best value for money on the market. Having leveraged its iconic models – Logan, Sandero, and Duster – the brand has been a commercial success. To date, Dacia has sold more than 7 million vehicles.