Kubilay Balci


◊ Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

◊ Certified Strategy Execution Facilitator

◊ Chemical Engineer

◊ Executive MBA degree


25+ years of hands-on experience in Strategy Execution and Business Excellence :

Lean, Six Sigma, Productivity, Project and Change Management; deployment of Continuous Improvement activities in international environments including training, mentoring and carrying out own projects.

The Lean Six Sigma Company, Austria

after years of succesful cooperation with The Lean Six Sigma Company, started the TLSSC operations in Austria.

Lean Six Sigma Org., Vienna

Started his own business in summer 2016 supporting his clients to bring their strategies to life.

Western Union, Vienna

joined Western Union in 2007 as Business Project Manager – MBB to revitalize six sigma activities in EMEASA,

soon became the Head of Business Initiative Group (BIG – a strategy execution and leadership development platform) for EMEA-APAC.

then became Director, Global Process & Productivity and

  • Led Global ROC (Regional Operations Center) Optimization activities including trainings, project coaching, creating productivity scorecards as well as SLAs between 4 ROCs and their clients
  • Coached the creation of Business Process Architecture & dashboards for WU International Bank
  • Facilitated Cost Saving projects like office foot print optimization, position migration, stop doing etc.
  • Coordinated all productivity trainings for international business and mentored strategic improvement projects.

in his last position, he was the Director, Global Membership & Loyalty Programs to ensure WU’s transformation from a transactional company to customer centric company.

Mondi Group, Vienna

Area & Program Black Belt

joined Mondi Group (Paper & Packaging) in 2003 solely to execute deployment of Continuous Improvement Initiatives in ~50 production sites throughout Europe, M. East and N. Africa.

after successful deployment, also took over regional responsibility overseeing activities in 9 countries with 10 sites.

GE Plastics - Istanbul, Vienna

Regional ACF(At the Customer For the Customer) Black Belt

from GE Plastics’ school of Lean Six Sigma, got his  trainings & certifications there between 1998 and 2003.

Led Productivity & Cost Out Programs at Key Customers in Turkey, then got promoted to lead the ACFC Program and Lean Six Sigma activities in C&E Europe, MEA & CIS from Vienna.

He Brings

  • International Business Acumen,
  • C Level Exposure
  • Experience in Production, Service, Finance Industries & Shared services,
  • Proven Program / Project Management Record
  • Teaching, Coaching, Talent Development skills
  • Network in 30+ countries thank to long years of Training & Coaching

Professional Awards


Most Valuable Player 2000


Global Winner Mondi Diamond


World Class Performance Team Spirit Award