top of page


The people deal behind MEMA Consultancy

Founded in 2015, MEMA is a human resources consultancy firm serving many companies within Turkey and the Emerging Region. We help organisations attract global talent by providing services such as; search and selection, market mapping, talent branding and diversity initiatives. Our one and only target to achieve is to become a trusted business partner by our authentic approach to candidates.


MEMA stands for Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa which represents the invaluable emerging region embracing all colors of diversity. The name father of the company is the founder's previous job territory that she successfully and happily worked for many years with her distinguished team members.

Sebnem Arican has a span of experience in multinational giants, Cisco, Hewlett- Packard and Siemens Business Services. Her experience ranges from HR Management to Talent Acquisition. In these roles, she successfully led change initiatives and implemented specific HR strategies to achieve organization goals and objectives ensuring consistent delivery of corporate programs and policies.


Prior to joining Cisco in 2013, where she was leading Talent Acquisition Team for Sales EMEAR ( Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia), she was managing Staffing Organisation for Hewlett Packard’s MEMA region. Prior joining HP in 2006, Sebnem was the HR Account Manager of Siemens Business Services for almost 7 years. She has provided HR Project Management support (deployed staffing model-selected as best-in-class) for global call center project in Siemens Philippines, Manila. 


Sebnem holds her Bachelor’s degree from Bogazici University in Language and Literature studies. She completed her HR Certification in Istanbul University. She is a member of WIN (Women International Network) based in Istanbul, Turkey and is married with one son.


bottom of page