AB Member – Jan Nahum



Jan Nahum, Born in Ankara, Turkey in 1950,  is a graduate of Robert College in İstanbul with a BSME ( 1971 ) and has an MDES RCA in Automotive Design from the RCA in London ( 1973 ). Jan Nahum has been awarded a Honorary Doctorate Degree from Okan Univercity. The  Co-Founder of  the Hexagon Group and Chairman of the Board of Directors Jan Nahum started working at Otosan as an Engineer in 1973 and  became Project Engineer in 1974. Starting from 1975, he was first appointed as Head of Design and  later  the Coordinator in charge of  the Research and Development Center of Koç Holding for  nine years ( 1975-1984). From 1984 to the end of 1993 he was  appointed as  General Manager of Otokar. Thereafter, for three years, he worked as the General Manager of Tofaş; the KOÇ- FİAT  JV and served as Managing  Director  and CEO of the company from 1998  to 2002. He took office as the Assistant Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tofaş in 2004, while  simultaneously  being  appointed  as the President in charge of the International Business Development Unit of  FIAT AUTO  in Turin, Italy. Nahum, later  served  as  Board Member of Karsan Otomotiv starting from 2004, while at the same time  was also appointed as CEO of Petrol Ofisi during 2005-2007. Jan Nahum also served  as Managing Director  of Karsan during 2008-2016. He Co-Founded +90, a Rapid Protoyping and Small Scale Production company and is also acting as Assistant Chairman of the company.   The  co-founder and  Chairman of Hexagon Danışmanlık ve Ticaret A.Ş. in 2005, Nahum also serves as the Board Chairman of Hexagon Solid Waste in addition to serving as the Chairman of  Hexagon Mühendislik ve Tasarım A.Ş.  which he co founded in 2006. Jan Nahum is a Trustee of the Sabancı Univercity and a Board Member of the Univercity’s Excellence Centers.