Yusuf Azoz, CEO of Universum

Yusuf Azoz (LinkedIn profile) has been appointed CEO of Sweden-based employer branding agency Universum. He will take over from Mats Röjdmark with immediate effect. Azoz has previously acted as chairman and interim CEO of the company.

Established 30 years ago, Universum is now active in 60 markets and has a physical presence in 12. Its services include data-driven communication, talent analytics and social media solutions for talent branding. In 2018, the company was acquired by Germany-based global job board group StepStone.

Azoz has bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Boğaziçi University in Istanbul and a masters in electrical engineering from Penn State University. Prior to joining Universum in 2018, he was CEO of Kariyer.net, a Turkey-based online recruitment company, where he remains a board member. Between 2018 and 2020, he was managing director of StepStone.

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