Kıvanç Zaimler studied at Istanbul Technical University and Berlin Technical University and held various managerial positions in the private sector in different fields between 1992-2008.
Mr. Zaimler joined Enerjisa in 2008 and held several roles in natural gas trading and as General Manager of distribution and retail companies before serving as the CEO of Enerjisa. In 2018, Mr. Zaimler carried out the IPO of Enerjisa, one of the largest IPOs in that period.
As of July 2018, Mr. Zaimler was appointed as President of the Energy Group at Sabancı Holding. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Enerjisa Enerji and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Enerjisa Üretim. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Sabancı Climate Technologies, which was established in June 2022 to accomplish Sabancı Holding’s investments abroad in the field of energy and climate technologies, and Sabancı Renewables, which was established in the USA.
In addition to his duties in the energy business, Mr. Zaimler was the Chairman of SabancıDx, the digital-focused global technology company of Sabancı Holding, and currently serves as the Vice Chairman.
Mr. Zaimler is also taking an active role in non- governmental organizations. He serves as the Vice President of the World Energy Council- Türkiye, Member of the Board of Sabancı University Istanbul International Energy and Climate Center (IICEC), Member of the SHURA Advisory Council and Chairman of the Board of ELDER.