Barış Oran graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Business Administration and received an MBA from University of Georgia. Beginning his professional career as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1995, he held positions at Sara Lee Corp. (Chicago, IL) initially in audit, then in the finance and treasury/capital markets areas from 1998 to 2003. Between 2003 and 2006, Mr. Oran served as Senior Manager at Ernst & Young, first in Minneapolis, MN, and then Senior Manager in charge of Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. Mr. Oran joined Kordsa in 2006 and held the positions of Internal Audit Director, Global Finance Director, and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He was appointed Sabancı Holding Finance Director in 2011 and Sabancı Holding’s President of Planning, Reporting and Finance Department in 2012. Mr. Oran has served as Chief Financial Officer at Sabancı Holding since 2016.
Mr. Oran serves as Chairman of SabancıDx, and is a Board Member at Brisa, Enerjisa Enerji, Enerjisa Üretim, Carrefoursa and Çimsa. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of TÜSİAD, BÜMED and TÜYİD.