Cevdet Alemdar

Cevdet Alemdar

Industrials

Cevdet Alemdar received his BS degree from Industrial Engineering department of Boğaziçi University in 1992 and completed his MBA degree in Sabancı University in 2000.

He joined the group in 1993 and has taken various leadership positions, respectively in Beksa, Sakosa, Kordsa, Temsa Is Makinalari and Brisa. After admistering wire investments serving to manufacturing and construction industries in Türkiye, he has taken on general manager roles in Brazil, Thailand and China, and lead marketing and sales functions in technical textiles for Kordsa in South America and Asia Pacific regions. Returning to Türkiye, he has steered Kordsa’s R&D and innovation processes as VP of Technology and Market Development. Later, he guided Temsa Is Makinalari to transform from a construction equipment company to a heavy machines and truck provider in Türkiye. Next, as CEO he led Brisa, a joint venture of Bridgestone ve Sabancı Holding, an important tire manufacturing venture in the world and leader of Türkiye’s tire and mobility solutions. From April 2020 onwards, he is Sabancı Holding Industrials SBU President. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Kordsa, Brisa, Temsa Skoda Transportation and Temsa Motorlu Araçlar.

He is TÜSİAD’s board member, DEİK / Türkiye - USA Business Council (TAİK) board member and Boğaziçi University alumni.