The Board of Directors announced Yahya Üzdiyen as new CEO with effect from January 24, 2012. Üzdiyen has been serving as Deputy Chairperson since January 18, 2011.
Who is Yahya Üzdiyen?
Born in 1957, Yahya Üzdiyen graduated from Middle East Technical University (METU) business administration department. Between 1980 and 1996, he worked as trade & investment specialist and manager in several privately owned companies in Turkey and abroad.
Between 1997 and 2011 he assumed the position of Strategy Group President at Doğan Holding and became Deputy Chairperson on January 18, 2011. In these years, he played an important role in the acquistion, partnership and sale of Group companies, such as Petrol Ofisi, Ray Sigorta and Star TV.
Member on Boards of several Group companies, Yahya Üzdiyen will be CEO of Doğan Holding as of January 24, 2012.
Üzdiyen is married with two children.