Teresa joined Beko plc in 2011 as the Marketing Director for the UK & Ireland. She was promoted to the role of Managing Director UK & Ireland in February 2015, and has helped deliver an expanding business ever since. With overall responsibility for the £360M P&L, her main objective is to deliver growth and sustainable profit for the largest Arçelik affiliate outside Turkey. Teresa has helped drive successful commercial and marketing strategies while bringing new customers into the business. She leads a team of 240 employees to deliver the #1 appliance brand Beko to the market, in addition to promoting premium brands like Grundig, Leisure, and Blomberg, and launching new categories like Small Domestic Appliances, to help diversify the company portfolio. She has helped open the Arcelik R&D Centre in Cambridge in 2016, and celebrate Beko Plc’s 25 years in the UK in 2015.
Prior to joining Beko plc Teresa held senior marketing positions with top companies such as Premier Foods, LeapFrog Toys, H J Heinz, Kimberly Clark, Young & Rubicam, and Danone.
Teresa graduated from Georgetown University, Washington, DC in 1988 with a BSc in Business Administration and Minor in Art History, and obtained her International MBA in 1993 from Thunderbird School of Global Management. She is an avid runner and art museum lover, and lives outside London with her husband and two children.