Mr. Erol Sabancı completed his high school education in Tarsus American College and earned his graduate degree from Manchester College of Commerce in England.
Starting his professional career in Bossa Flour Factory, a family company, in 1960, Mr. Erol Sabancı also served as the Chief Financial Director of Bossa Textile Plant.
Having served as a member of the Akbank Board of Directors since 1967, for a decade beginning from March 1998 Erol Sabancı served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Elected Honorary Chairman and Consultant to the Board on March 28, 2008, Erol Sabancı also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sabancı Holding.
Mr. Erol Sabancı married Ms. Belkis Onay in 1964 and has two children, Suzan and Çiğdem.