Having received his bachelor degree in the field of Textile Engineering from Manchester University, England, Mr. Sabancı has held several top-office positions in textile companies. After 1980, he represented the Sabancı Group in its international relations. He has been the Vice-chairman of the Sabancı Group Board of Directors.
Mr. Şevket Sabancı married Mrs. Hayırlı Zerrin Sapmaz in 1961 and he has three children: Sadıka, Emine and Ali.
Mr. Şevket Sabancı passed away on July 22, 2021.