Member of the Board

Mehmet Büyükekşi

Mehmet Büyükekşi

Mr. Büyükekşi was born in Gaziantep in 1961 and graduated from the Yıldız Technical University Faculty of Architecture in 1988. He attended Business Administration courses at the Marmara University and Business Administration and English courses in the UK in 1998.

He is currently deputy president of the Turkish Exporters' Congress, board member at the Istanbul Commerce Chamber, board member at the Turk Eximbank, board member at the Turkish Airlines, board member at the Turkish Leather Foundation (TÜRDEV), board member at the TOBTİM International Commerce Centre Inc. and board member at the TOBBİS. He was the president of the Turkish Association of Shoe Industrialists for 6 years. Büyükekşi was the chairman of the board at the İTKİB Association of Leather and Leather Products Exporters. He is currently a board member at the İTKİB Association of Leather and Leather Products Exporters. He is a founder of the Foundation for Research, Development and Training of the Turkish Footwear Sector (TASEV). He was also chairman of the board at the foundation between 1997-2006.

He is the General Coordinator at the Ziylan Group of Companies.

Mr. Büyükekşi is married with two children.

E-mail: mbuyukeksi@thy.com