Lazada PH boss credits 'fresh perspective, luck' with company's success

Jan Yumul, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 28 2017 07:48 PM

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MANILA - An outlook shaped by different cultures and "luck" with a great team helped build Lazada into what it is today, the e-commerce company's chief executive officer in the Philippines said on Lazada's success. 

Inanc Balci was born in Turkey, studied in the US and worked in the UK. He said all these experiences helped him see things differently in running an e-commerce company the Philippines.

"I had a chance to meet people from different backgrounds and see how businesses are run around the world. So, I think I brought a different perspective into Philippines," said Balci. 

But the 32-year old Lazada PH boss also said the company was successful because he was fortunate to have a great team behind him.

"I've been lucky with finding great people in the Philippines, finding great investors around the world, bringing them here," he added.

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