Mehmet Can KARABAĞ

President of the Board of Directors

Born in 1972, Mehmet Can Karabağ is a graduate of TED Ankara College, and Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Bilkent University. Having started his career in 1994 as an expert auditor with Arthur Andersen, Karabağ completed his MBA in Business Administrations at UCLA. After starting to work as the Strategic Planning and Business Development Director with Kıraça Holding in 1998, Mehmet Can Karabağ served as the General Manager and the Board Member at Karsan Otomotiv Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. between 2000 and 2008. Having also served as the Board Member at Kıraça Holding and its various affiliates during the same term, Karabağ was the founding partner and the Vice Chairman of Sirena Marine, the manufacturer and the Turkish distributor of Azimut motor yachts between 2006 and 2008. Since 2008 Mehmet Can Karabağ works as an investor, entrepreneur, consultant, and mediator in various fields including real estate development, retail, food, automotive, and industries in his own companies. Karabağ is married and has one child.

Serving as a consultant with the Doğan Holding Board of Directors since 2015, and having led the successful strategic and financial transformation of D&R, Çelik Halat and Ditaş, Mehmet Can Karabağ continues to function as  Member of the Board with Doğan Şirketler Grubu Holding A.Ş., in addition to his role as the Chairman of industry, tourism, and real estate companies under Doğan Holding, and the Vice Chairman of Kanal D Romania.