Cevdet Alemdar

Cevdet Alemdar

Mobility Solutions

Cevdet Alemdar joined Sabancı Group in 1993 and took various leadership positions, respectively in Beksa, Sakosa, Kordsa, Temsa İş Makinaları and Brisa. 

During first half of his career, he has led manufacturing investments in Türkiye and managed factories serving to tire industries in Brazil, Thailand and China. Returning to Türkiye, he has steered Kordsa’s R&D and innovation processes as VP of Technology and Market Development.

From 2013 onwards, as CEO, he steered Temsa Is Makinaları to transform from a construction equipment company to a Komatsu heavy machine and Volvo truck provider in Türkiye. Next, from 2017 onwards, he led Brisa, a joint venture of Bridgestone and Sabancı Holding, a prominent tire manufacturing venture in the world and leader of Türkiye’s tire and mobility solutions. From April 2020 onwards, he worked as Sabancı Holding’s Industrials SBU President. Since April 2024, he is leading Sabancı Holding’s Mobility Soluitons SBU as President. He is also the Chairperson of the Board of Brisa, Temsa Skoda Transportation and Temsa Motorlu Araçlar, member of the board of Teknosa.

He is SUNUM’s  (Sabancı University Nanotechnology Research and Application Center) Chairperson of the Board, TÜSİAD’s board member, Chapter Zero Steering Committee Chairperson and Bogazici University alumni. Mr. Alemdar's career reflects a breadth of experience in industrial engineering and business management across different regions and sectors.

Cevdet Alemdar holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Boğaziçi University, obtained in 1992, and an MBA from Sabancı University, completed in 2000.