Aydın Yurdum


Aydın Yurdum has more than 30 years of experience in the Turkish real estate asset management and leasing sector.

Mr. Yurdum was Founder and CEO of AVM Partners, providing project development, leasing and asset management services to over 75 shopping centers in Turkey. He sold his firm to JLL in 2015, at which time it was the #1 asset manager and #2 leasing firm in the country. Mr. Yurdum served as Regional Director of the combined group until 2018.

Prior to founding AVM Partners, Mr. Yurdum was Turkey CEO of German shopping center company ECE. Prior to ECE, he was CEO of British retail company Arcadia Turkey and Bata Shoes Turkey and held senior roles at Adidas Turkey.

Mr. Yurdum is a former board member of the Turkey Shopping Center Investors Association (AYD).