Ali Çalışkan | MEMBER

Ali Çalışkan received his BSc degree from Middle East Technical University, Mechanical Engineering Department in 1983. He started his professional career in Soyut Holding as Project Engineer in 1984. He later on, joined Kordsa Turkey in 1986 as Technical Office Engineer. After the establishment of Dusa (SA- DUPONT Joint Venture) in October 1987, he was transferred to Dusa as Project Engineer. Starting from 1989, he assumed managerial roles in polymer production, yarn production, engineering maintenance and support, project and production departments of Dusa and Kordsa Turkey. In 2005, he was promoted as Operations Director, Kordsa Turkey. In 2009 he was appointed as Operations Director, Kordsa Turkey & Nilekordsa. From March 2010 to June 2013, he held the position of Operations Director, of Indo Kordsa and Indo Kordsa Polyester. In June 2013 he was appointed as the Vice President in charge of operations. From July 2015 until April 1, 2017, he served as Executive Vice President responsible for Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA). Çalışkan has been appointed as Kordsa CEO since 1 April 2017.