Hakan Timur graduated from Istanbul University, Department of Economics in English and holds a Masters’ degree from Sabancı University’s Energy and Technology Management Program. Beginning his professional career in 1997 at Marsa-Kraft Foods International, Mr. Timur continued his career in Sabancı Group as Food Group Human Resources Manager, Sabancı Holding Human Resources Manager, Global Human Resources Director at Kordsa Global, and Deputy General Manager of Human Resources at Akçansa. Mr. Timur lastly served in managing organizational climate and culture development, change management, and strategic human resources processes as well as corporate communications management, purchasing and business excellence activities at Enerjisa. Mr. Timur participated in the development programs of Sabancı Holding “Talent Pool” between 1998 and 2000, and Sabancı Leadership Team (SALT) in 2009. He has been serving as the Human Resources Group President since February 1, 2018.