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Faruk Eczacıbaşı

Faruk Eczacıbaşı began working in the Eczacıbaşı Group in 1980 after completing his graduate work at Berlin Technical University, and for many years managed the Group’s e-transformation process.

Faruk Eczacıbaşı is President of the Turkish Informatics Foundation (TBV) which he co-founded in 1995. In this role, he contributes to the preparation of numerous studies on related issues as well as the shaping of public policy.

In 1996, Faruk Eczacıbaşı assumed his current position as Vice-Chairperson of the Eczacıbaşı Group. He serves as Chairperson or vice-chairperson of several Eczacıbaşı Group companies. In 1999, he also became President of the Eczacıbaşı Sports Club.

Faruk Eczacıbaşı has written a book on the transformational changes taking place in Turkey and around the world as a result of new digital technologies. Published in Turkish in 2018, the book considers the challenges for individuals, institutions and societies, and discusses ways to prepare for the positive and negative aspects of the digital future.