Barış Oran graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Business Administration and holds an MBA from the 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 and Young, first in Minneapolis, MN, then in the Europe, Middle East, Africa and India regions.
Joining Kordsa in 2006, Mr. Oran held Director of Internal Audit, Global Director Finance, and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) positions, respectively. Appointed Sabancı Holding Finance Director in 2011 and Sabancı Holding’s Head of Planning, Reporting and Finance in 2012, Mr. Oran has been serving as the Chief Financial Officer of Sabancı Holding since 2016.
Mr. Oran is a Member of the Board of Directors of Kordsa, Brisa, Enerjisa Enerji, Enerjisa Üretim, Teknosa, Carrefoursa, Avivasa, Çimsa. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of TÜSİAD, BÜMED and TÜYİD.