Mehmet Göçmen was born in Bursa in 1957. He graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Industrial Engineering in 1981, and received his Master’s degree from Syracuse University, Department of Industrial Engineering in 1983.
After holding a number of positions at Çelik Halat and Lafarge, Mr. Göçmen served as General Manager at Akçansa from 2003 to 2008. He was appointed President of the Human Resources Group on August 1, 2008 and held this position until 2011. Mr. Göçmen was named President of the Cement Group on July 20, 2009 and served in this role until September 1, 2014. After serving as Energy Group President between June 16, 2014 and March 30, 2017, Mr. Göçmen was appointed CEO and Member of the Board of Directors at Sabancı Holding on March 30, 2017. Mehmet Göçmen is married and has two children.