Peren Ozturan-Sabahat


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Peren Özturan is Assistant Professor of Marketing at VU University Amsterdam since September 2013. She holds a Ph.D. in Marketing (2013) from Koç University, Turkey. In her second year of the PhD program, she studied at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a scholarship from Koç University. She received her Executive MBA degree from Koç University in 2006 and her B.Sc. in Management from Middle East Technical University in 1998. Before joining academia, she worked in the financial sector for eight years with several roles in the economic research, capital markets, and marketing departments.


Her research interests include marketing strategy, specifically marketing excellence and socially responsible marketing.


  • Marketing Strategy (MSc Marketing)
  • Marketing in Emerging Economies (BSc International Business Administration)
  • Master Thesis Supervision (MSc Marketing)

Prizes and Awards

  • Koç University Graduate School of Business Graduate Studies Excellence Award, 2013
  • Inaugural AIM - AMA Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium Fellow, Bangalore, 2012
  • 25th EMAC Doctoral Colloquium Student Fellow, Lisbon, 2012

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Marketing Business & Economics
Market orientation Business & Economics
Brand loyalty Business & Economics
Economics Business & Economics
Turkey Business & Economics
Word-of-mouth Business & Economics
Electronic word-of-mouth Business & Economics
Responsiveness Business & Economics

Research Output 2013 2017

  • 2 Article
  • 1 Report
  • 1 Paper
  • 1 PhD Thesis - Research external, graduation external
Brand loyalty
Electronic word-of-mouth

The Socially Responsible CMO

Ozturan, P. & Grinstein, A., 2017, Marketing Science Institute.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

The Socially Responsible CMO

Ozturan, P. & Grinstein, A., Dec 2016.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperOther research output

The Role of Market Orientation in Advertising Spending during Economic Collapse: The Case of Turkey in 2001

Ozturan, P., Ozsomer, A. & Pieters, F. G. M., 2014, In : JMR. Journal of Marketing Research. 51, 2, p. 139-152

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Market orientation

Marketing Strategy in Tough Economic Times

Ozturan, P., 8 Jul 2013, Istanbul: Koc University. 139 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research external, graduation externalAcademic

Activities 2013 2016

  • 1 Peer review
  • 1 Lecture / Presentation

European Journal of Marketing (Journal)

Peren Ozturan (Reviewer)

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workPeer reviewProfessional


Best conference paper; ICORIA conference

Jiska Eelen (Recipient), Peren Ozturan-Sabahat (Recipient) & Peeter Verlegh (Recipient), 29 Jun 2017


'The Socially Responsible CMO' Project

Peren Ozturan-Sabahat (Recipient) & A. Grinstein (Recipient), 2016