|Born in 1969, Mr. Faruk Bilen earned a BSc in two separate fields- Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and Finance from The Wharton School in the United States of America. He then earned his MBA from Harvard Business School in the fields of the management and business administration. A father of two children, Mr. Faruk Bilen worked as a manager in various firms and corporations in Turkey and abroad through 1996.|
He started to work in Sabanci Holding in 1996, and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in September 1997. As of January 2016, he was appointed as CEO Adviser. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors in various companies of Sabanci Holding.