Within the first Meet the Leader session of the term 2016/2017, Istanbul Shapers had the honour to meet Mr. Murat Özyeğin, Member of Execuitve Board of Fiba Group and YGL Alumni.
Founded in 1987 by Mr. Hüsnü M. Özyeğin, Fiba is one of Turkey’s respected and well-known largest group companies investing in several financial and non-financial industries such as Banking, Insurance, Retail, Real Estate, Hotel-Ownership in national and international markets. In addition to his success as Executive Board Member of Fiba Holding, Mr. Özyeğin is well-known as an inspiring, distinguished, intellectual business leader with extensive international experience and exceptional achievements, Mr. Murat Özyeğin is also recognized by his remarkable vision of social responbility and entrepreneurship, while being the Chairman of Endeavor Turkey, Executive Board Member of WWF Turkey and Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation, a dream partner of Young Guru Academy (YGA) and member of the Turkish Industry & Business Association (TÜSİAD). As a result of a powerful role committed to improving the state of the world, he was named as Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
During the session, Istanbul Shapers shared the new projects and plans of Istanbul Hub mainly on the topics of Women Empowerment, 4th Industrial Revolution and Friends of Shapers by expressing their enthusiasm to collaborate with Özyeğin Foundation, Turkish Industry & Business Association (TÜSİAD), and Young Guru Academy (YGA) in several areas. They have been truly impressed by Mr. Özyeğin’s broad vision and open-minded personality and felt honored to invite Mr. Özyeğin to the Friends of Shapers committee of Istanbul Hub enabling the exchange of creative ideas and sharing valuable perspectives. The session has been concluded after determining the next steps in this impactful collaboration.