NEW BERLIN, NY. — Chobani named Tarkan Gürkan as chief financial officer and Kenneth Bishop as senior vice president of international marketing development, both effective immediately.
Gürkan was the company’s interim CFO for the past three months, while Bishop was most recently an adviser with management consultation firm Bain & Co.
“I am immensely proud of what we have built at Chobani and am pleased to have Tarkan and Ken as part of the team that will lead us into our next phase of growth,” said Hamdi Ulukaya, chief executive officer of Chobani. “These two leaders understand our culture and values of doing well by doing good, and their perspectives will be essential as we continue on our journey to make good quality food for everyone.”
Prior to joining the company in May, Gürkan held a variety of financial leadership roles at companies such as Shepherd Futures LLC, PepsiCo, Inc. and Campbell Soup Co. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Darthmouth College.
Bishop previously worked as the managing director for the Southeast Asia unit of Meta, formerly Facebook, and later as managing director for Disruptive. He graduated from Singapore Management University with a master’s degree in information technology.