- Chairman and Managing Director, Haci Ömer Sabanci Holding, Turkey
Degree, Bus. Admin., Bogazici Univ. 1978, with Sabanci Group; first with LASSA; 1985, GM, KORDSA; 1997, President, Tire & Tire Reinfor. Mat., Sabanci Holding; since 2004, Chair & MD. Found. Pres. & Pres., Board of Trustees, Sabanci Univ. Chairman, Sakip Sabanci Museum. Pres., Board of Trustees, Haci Omer Sabanci Fdn. 1st woman Board Member: TUSIAD; European Round Table of Ind. Board Member: UN Global Compact; External Advisory, MIT Energy Initiative; Siemens Supervisory. 1st Turkish Member, IBC, World Economic Forum. Second on list of Top 50 Women in World Business, FT (2011); David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award; Raymond Georis Prize, Innovative Philanthropy; Austrian Schumpeter Prize; Clinton Global Citizen Award; European School of Mgmt Resp. Leadership Award; Hon. Doc., Hong Kong Poly. Univ.