Yeşim Özlale Önen

Yeşim Özlale Önen

Human Capital and Sustainability

Yeşim Özlale Önen began her professional journey in 1999 as Associate Consultant at Davranış Bilimleri Enstitüsü. Her career trajectory took a new direction in 2003 when she joined Deloitte as a Senior Consultant, a position she held until 2005. Her role at Deloitte involved providing expert consultancy services in Human Resources, leveraging her background in psychology.

From 2005 to 2007, Mrs. Önen served as a Project Manager at DDI Türkiye, where she managed various projects on human resources and organizational development, contributing to her growing expertise.

In 2007, Mrs. Önen’s career path led her to Sabancı Holding, where she assumed the role of Group Human Resources Manager. Her tenure at Sabancı Group lasted until 2011, during which she played a key role in shaping the human resources strategies and practices within the group.

In 2011, Mrs. Önen started her role as a Director Consultant at Korn-Ferry. She then served as a Senior Client Partner from 2018 until March of 2023. Yeşim Özlale Önen has been serving as Sabancı Holding Human Capital and Sustainability Group President since March 15, 2023.

Yeşim Özlale Önen completed her secondary education at İzmir Amerikan Lisesi in 1993, followed by a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Middle East Technical University in 1997, and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology in 1999.