Burak Orhun

Burak Orhun

Material Technologies

Burak Orhun embarked on his professional journey as a Financial Analyst at Mercedes Benz Turk. His career then took him to the United States, where he held various management roles, such as Finance Manager at Thomson Corporation/Reuters, Director of Portfolio Management and Director of Corporate Development at CapitalOne Financial, and CFO at CadenceQuest, Inc.

In 2009, Mr. Orhun joined Oyak Group in Turkey. As General Manager of OYAK Girişim Danışmanlığı A.Ş, he led all M&A and new investment initiatives until 2018. During this period, Mr. Orhun also held executive board member, and chairman positions at group's chemical and energy companies in Turkiye and abroad.

Mr. Orhun joined Sabancı Group in 2018 as Head of Strategy and Business Development.    He was the President of Sabancı Holding Building Materials Group from May 2021 to April 2024, and then assumed the role of President of Sabancı Holding Material Technologies Group starting April 2024. Mr. Orhun also serves as Chairman at Kordsa, Afyon Çimento, Akçansa, Çimsa and Sabancı Building Solutions BV as well as a member of Board at Teknosa.

Burak Orhun holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Boğaziçi University. He has a Master's degree in Finance from George Washington University and an MBA from  University of Pennsylvania – Wharton School of Business.