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Orhan Turhan elected President of TÜSİAD

14 Apr 2022 Related File
Orhan Turhan elected President of TÜSİAD

The General Assembly of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) convened in Istanbul last week to elect the Board of Directors. The new Board convened after the General Assembly and elected Orhan Turan as the President of TÜSİAD. Murat Özyeğin, Mehmet Tara and Serpil Veral were elected as Vice Presidents.

Orhan Turan, the newly elected TÜSİAD President, outgoing TÜSİAD President Simone Kaslowski, and the President of the High Advisory Council Tuncay Özilhan delivered opening remarks reiterating calls for reforms, strengthening of democratic standards and the rule of law, and the reinvigoration of the EU accession process.

Election results, and Mr. Turan’s biography are included below.

ORHAN TURAN ELECTED PRESIDENT OF TÜSİAD

The TÜSİAD General Assembly which convened on March 29, 2022 elected the new members of the TÜSİAD Board of Directors and the Auditing Board.

New members of the TÜSİAD Board of Directors were elected by the General Assembly. In its first meeting, the new Board of Directors elected Orhan TURAN as President of the Board of Directors and Murat ÖZYEĞİN, Mehmet TARA and Serpil VERAL as vice presidents. Following is the full list of the Members of the Board of Directors and the Alternate Members of the Board of Directors at TÜSİAD for the 2022-2023 Term:

TÜSİAD BOARD OF DIRECTORS FULL MEMBERS (2022-2023)

ORHAN TURAN, President of the Board of Directors

MURAT ÖZYEĞİN, Vice President of the Board of Directors

Chair of Economy and Finance Roundtable

Co-chair of Relations with the Parliament and Public Institutions

MEHMET TARA, Vice President of the Board of Directors, Treasurer,

Co-chair of Relations with the Parliament and Public Institutions

SERPİL VERAL, Deputy President of the Board of Directors

Board Member in Charge of Relations with the Business World

CEVDET ALEMDAR, Board Member

Chair of Energy, Environment, and Climate Change Roundtable

İZEL LEVİ COŞKUN, Board Member

Chair of Entrepreneurship and Youth Roundtable

OZAN DİREN, Board Member

Chair of the Agriculture, Food and Services Roundtable

FATİH KEMAL EBİÇLİOĞLU, Board Member

Chair of Industrial Policies and Corporate Relations Roundtable

PERİHAN İNCİ, Board Member

Co-Chair of Digital Turkey Roundtable

ÇAĞATAY ÖZDOĞRU, Board Member

Co-Chair of Digital Turkey Roundtable

ELVAN ÜNLÜTÜRK, Board Member

Chair of Social Development Roundtable

BEDİİ CAN YÜCAOĞLU, Board Member

Chair of Global Relations and EU Roundtable

TÜSİAD BOARD OF DIRECTORS ALTERNATE MEMBERS (2022-2023)

MELTEM AKOL

GÜLESİN ATALAY

KAAN BİLECİK

AYŞE BOYNER

EMRE ECZACIBAŞI

AZMİ GÜMÜŞLÜOĞLU

ASLI GÜREŞCİER

MEHMET SALİH ÖZEN

İZZET ÖZİLHAN

DURMUŞ TOPÇU

CEM TÜFEKÇİ

FEYYAZ ÜNAL

TÜSİAD AUDITING BOARD (2022-2023)

FULL

Ali Avcı

Vefa Reşat Moral

Öner Çelebi

RESERVE

Deniz Yasemin Aksu

Nurdan Erbuğ

Oğuz Kaan Kiziroğlu

ORHAN TURAN– BIOGRAPHY:

Orhan Turan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of ODE Insulation, Turkey’s largest insulation company, graduated from Yıldız Technical University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering in 1981. Mr. Turan taught at the graduate level at Marmara University (where he received his MBA), as well as at Sabancı University, Koç University, and Yıldız Technical University.

In 2008, he received Turkey’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” award, sponsored by Milliyet Newspaper, CNNTürk, and Ernst & Young, and went on to represent Turkey at the “World Entrepreneur of the Year” competition held in Monte Carlo.

For over thirty years, Mr. Turan has prioritized volunteering with non-governmental organizations throughout his professional life. In this context, he played an active role in the establishment of the Heat, Sound, and Fire Insulators Association (İZODER). Mr. Turan served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of İZODER from 1997-1999, as well as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Construction Material Industrialists’ Association (İMSAD) for two terms, from 2007-2011. Mr. Turan also served as the Chairman of the Board of the Board of Directors of TÜRKONFED between 2018-2022.

Mr. Turan has been a member of TÜSİAD for 18 years, serving as both a member of the Board of Directors and the Supervisory Board. He was elected TÜSİAD President at the General Assembly held on March 29, 2022.

Mr. Turan is married and has one child. He speaks fluent English.

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