Agah Uğur | MEMBER

Agah Uğur was born in 1957 in Istanbul, Turkey. Studied industrial engineering at the University of Birmingham, UK then qualified as a chartered accountant in England in 1985. He worked for accountancy & consulting firms; Touche Ross & Co in UK and Arthur Andersen in Istanbul and also Emlak Bank in Istanbul, before joining Borusan Group in 1989 as CFO. He then became the COO in 1995 and since 2001 is the CEO of the Group.

Agah held numerous board positions in NGO’s including Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen Association (TUSIAD), WWF Turkey, Turkish Information Technology Trust, Turkish Corporate Governance Association, Turkish Quality Association, Turkish Private Sector Volunteers Association and Dean’s Council of Kennedy School at Harvard University. Currently he holds positions in the following institutions: vice chairman of TUSIAD’s Supervisory Council, board member of Turkey-U.S. Business Council (TAİK), chairman of TAİK Texas, member of the board of Trustees of Kadir Has University and member of the advisory board of Columbia University Istanbul Global Center.

Married with two daughters; he is also an art collector.