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Cevdet Alemdar

Administrative Board President


Cevdet Alemdar received his BS degree from Industrial Engineering department of Bogazici University in 1992 and completed his MBA degree in Sabanci University in 2000.

He joined the group in 1993 and took various leadership positions, respectively in Beksa, Sakosa, Kordsa, Temsa Is Makinalari and Brisa. After administering wire investments serving to manufacturing and construction industries in Turkey, he has taken on general manager roles in Brazil, Thailand and China, and lead marketing and sales functions in technical textiles for Kordsa in South America and Asia Pacific regions.

Returning to Turkey, he has steered Kordsa’s R&D and innovation processes as VP of Technology and Market Development. Later, he guided Temsa Is Makinalari to transform from a construction equipment company to a heavy machine and truck provider in Turkey. Next, as CEO he lead Brisa, a joint venture of Bridgestone ve Sabancı Holding, an important tire manufacturing venture in the world and leader of Turkey’s tire and mobility solutions. From April 2020 onwards, he is Sabancı Holding Industrials SBU President. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Kordsa, Brisa, Temsa Skoda Transportation and Temsa Motorlu Araclar, member of the board of Teknosa.

He is SUNUM’s (Sabancı University Nanotechnology Research and Application Center) Chairman of the Board, TUSIAD’s board member, DEİK / Turkey - USA Business Council (TAİK) board member and Bogazici University alumni.