Graduated from Medicine Faculty in 1986, Yalim began his career as a medical doctor at state hospital before joining Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition (DNELN) in 1989. He has worked in various positions at local and regional levels of DNELN. In 1989, he has started to work at DNELN as Regional Manager in Medical function. In 1994 he took the role of Medical Advisor, and then he was appointed as Product Manager in 2000. In 2002, Yalim was assigned as Medical Director in ELN Turkey. After 10 years of experience as Medical Director, he was appointed as Central Europe and Near East Region R&D Director in 2012. Since 2016 Yalim has been General Secretary for Danone Turkey. As of 1st February, he has been appointed as General Manager of Danone Nutrticia Early Life Nutrition-Turkey.