Ozan Diren

Ozan Diren is the CEO of DİMES, one of Turkey’s leading beverage companies, within the Diren Holding for which he is a Board of Directors Member.

Ozan Diren started working at DİMES during his university years, and he has undertaken active responsibilities at every level at all departments, while pursuing his academic schedule. He received his bachelor’s degree as an Industrial Engineer from the Technical University of Istanbul in 1997, and in 1999 he received his first post graduate degree, in Marketing, from the University of Hartford in the USA. Diren subsequently completed the Finance Masters’ program at the University of Istanbul.

Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) Vice Chairman of the Board for the 2023-2024 Term,Ozan Diren is also the Chairman of TÜSİAD Agriculture, Food and Services Roundtable.

Ozan Diren is the President of Turkey Beverage Industry Council within The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), Board of Directors President at Turkish Fruit Juice Industry Association (MEYED) and Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation (TURKONFED) Vice President of the Board.

Ozan Diren is also an Executive Board Member at and UNDP-B4G: Business for Goals. Married with three children, Ozan Diren speaks English. His personal fields of interest are software and application coding, philosophy, and social development.