Gokhan joined GE Transportation as a Renewal Parts Account Manager in 1997 and has been serving in Erie in different assignments. He worked as International NPI Marketing Manager and Locomotive Modernization Marketing Manager from 1998 to 2001.
In 2001 he moved to the finance team as the Finance Manager for Service Proposals and Business Development. In 2003 he was appointed to Commercial Finance Manager for New Locomotive & Modernization Proposals. Starting in 2004 he moved to the Strategic Marketing group and held several positions within this group including Strategic Pricing Leader for GE Transportation and the Strategic Marketing Manager for Global Locomotives Operation.
He was named as Regional Sales Leader for Russia CIS and Southeast Europe on August 2007 and relocated to Istanbul, Turkey. On December 2009 he was named the General Manager of Russia, CIS and South East Europe and on December 2012 his region was expanded to cover the Middle East.