Who We Are

"Connecting Worlds Apart into One"

Kerem Gürman- Founder/ Recruitment & Business Development – Turkey

Prior to joining Emirates Airline, he worked in tourism- hospitality and advertising fields.

He has over 20 years of experience in tourism- hospitality, civil aviation, and higher education.

He has studied Economics & Human Resources Management and still working as a lecturer at FSM Foundation University- Vocational School- Civil Aviation Department in Istanbul, Turkey.

During his higher education, he worked in summer 1998 as a camp support staff at Camps Equinunk/ Blue Ridge in Pennsylvania- USA.

His experience in USA summer camp program inspired him to start Campground USA with his former colleagues to encourage young college students to learn English while working and traveling abroad.

Kerem believes that this experience is invaluable and can help young individuals gain qualities such as self-confidence and English language skills.

He also believes that cultural exchange programs improve cultural understanding and cooperation between nations.

Kerem is passioned about helping others achieve their personal and professional goals.

Kadir Roman- HR Business Partner/ Digital Marketing & Social Media – Turkey

Kadir Roman is in charge of both website and social media channels of Campground USA. Kadir’s can-do attitude is what made this project possible.

Kadir has graduated from Gökjet Civil Aviation High School- Istanbul, Turkey and still studying FSM Foundation University- Vocational School- Civil Aviation Department/ Istanbul, Turkey.

He worked as a camp support staff at Camp Crosley YMCA-Indiana, USA in Summer 2019 and traveled around the east coast of the United States. He also worked as the Campus Manager for Camp America Organization.

Despite his young age, he has many skills under his belt. He has a wide range of interests such as sports and music. He plays soccer and basketball.

Kadir has an interest in sound engineering and a passion for music. He is also a multitalented musician and songwriter.

Kadir’s positive attitude and fun approach to life is appreciated by all of his team members.

Despite being the youngest, he is an indispensable member of our team.

Lenka Suchankova- HR Business Partner/ Recruitment & Marketing – Czech Republic

Lenka studied English language & Civics at University of Ostrava, the Czech Republic. She has earned a master‘s degree as a secondary school teacher.

As a university student, she spent a summer working and traveling around the United States with the USA Cultural Exchange Program. She also studied at Leeds Metropolitan University in the UK for a semester with the Socrates Erasmus Program.

After graduation, her desire to explore the world took her to Dubai, where she worked for 9,5 years as a Premium Class Flight Attendant for Emirates Airlines.

In 2019 she decided to hang her wings as she felt her top priority was her aging family members.

So she returned to the Czech Republic and began to work as a secondary school teacher.

Lenka has a passion for teaching. She is now studying to receive her licence to train seniors to be self-sufficient.

Sermin Egitman- HR Business Partner/ Recruitment & Marketing – Canada

Sermin studied Russian language & Literature at Ankara University in Turkey. During her summer vacations, she worked as an Au Pair in the UK.

After her graduation, she received a scholarship from Moscow State University and continued her studies in Russia.

She then moved back to Turkey and worked as a counselor at Space Camp Turkey in Izmir before joining Emirates Airlines.

She has lived in Dubai and worked for Emirates Airlines as a Premium class Flight Attendant for nine years.This opportunity provided her the chance to travel and work with people from all over the world.

After resigning from Emirates Airlines, she moved to Canada in 2009. She currently lives in Ottowa, Canada with her husband and her two beautiful children.

Sermin is passionated about helping new immigrants and guiding them in their integration into Canada.

Zdenka Simekova- HR Business Partner/ Recruitment & Marketing – Slovakia

Zdenka has studied Human Resources Management & Media. She also worked in hospitality field and studied English language in the UK.

Later on she moved back to Slovakia and worked for Sky Europe Airlines for two years before moving to Dubai, UAE.

She has lived in Dubai and worked for Emirates Airlines for three years. She then returned to Slovakia in 2013.

Since then she has been working as a Senior Flight Attendant for Wizz Air Europe and lives in Bratislava with her son.

Zdenka is also passioned about photography and a professional wedding photographer.

Carina De Vries- HR Business Partner/ Recruitment & Marketing – South Africa

Carina began her love for travel working as speciality counselor teaching horse riding at summer camp in Michigan, USA.

Shortly after she worked and lived in diverse cultures such as Greece and Zambia. Her biggest travel journey evolved into staying in Dubai, UAE for nearly 12 years, working

for Emirates Airlines as a flight attendant, of which most was spent in premium cabins and as senior manager. Here she continued her quest to understand human behaviour by

completing her degree in Counseling Psychology. She now specializes in RTT Hypnotherapy & Mindset Coaching.

During her time in Emirates Airlines, Carina was also an Emirates advertising ambassador and a peer counselor at Emirates Peer Support Team.

For the time being, she lives in Stellenbosch, South Africa along with her husband and two adorable cats, planning their next journey to far away places.

Magda Kaliampaka- HR Business Partner/ Recruitment & Marketing – Greece

Magda studied Hotel Management & Tourism in the UK. After her graduation she worked in various departments at hotels and travel firms.

In 2001 she joined Emirates Airlines and worked her way up to Cabin Supervisor rank, a role she fullfilled with great commitment and enthusiasm.

After spending 7 years in Dubai and Emirates Airlines, she moved to the UK an started working for Menzies Aviation in 2008 as a ground handling agent. This position helped

her gain experience in ground operation side of civil aviation.

She returned to Greece in 2009 and is now working as the Station Manager at the local airport near by Thessaloniki.

Magda has an eight year old daughter who is full of life.

She is passioned about encouraging young people to push their limits in order fullfill their goals and desires in life.