Cenk Alper received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Middle East Technical University, in 1991 and 1994, respectively. He completed his MBA at Sabancı University in 2002. Mr. Alper commenced his professional career as Process Engineer at Beksa in 1996. He held a number of managerial positions in Bekaert’s overseas organizations between 2000 and 2007.
Mr. Alper joined Kordsa in 2007 and went on to serve as Global Technology Director, Vice President of Technology and Market Development, and Vice President of Operations. On June 17, 2013, he was appointed CEO at Kordsa. Cenk Alper has served as Industry Group President since April 1, 2017.