Dr. Cem M. Kozlu
Dr. Cem Kozlu received his bachelor’s degree from Denison University, MBA from Stanford University and PhD from Boğaziçi University. Dr. Kozlu held executive positions at NCR in the US, Procter&Gamble in Switzerland and was the General Manager in Komili for 12 years. He was appointed as the General Manager and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Turkish Airlines in 1988 and held these positions until 1991. He also served as the Chairman of the Association of European Airlines (AEA) in 1990. Cem Kozlu remained in public service as a member of the Turkish Parliament from 1991 to 1995 and as the Chairman of the THY Board of Directors from 1997 to 2003. Dr. Kozlu has held different positions in The Coca Cola Company since 1996. Before retiring in 2006, he was the Group President responsible for 51 countries in the Vienna-based Central Europe, Eurasia and Middle East Group and served as a consultant in The Coca-Cola Company Eurasia & Africa Group between 2007 and 2015.
Currently, Cem Kozlu serves as a member of the Board of Directors of İstanbul-based Coca Cola İçecek, Anadolu Endüstri Holding, Efes Biracılık ve Malt Sanayii, Kamil Yazıcı Yönetim ve Danışmanlık, Pegasus Airlines (independent member) , Arçelik A.Ş. (independent member), Şişecam A.Ş. (independent member)and Vienna-based DO & CO Aktiengesellschaft and as a member of the Board of Trustees of Anadolu-Johns Hopkins Sağlık Merkezi (Anadolu-Johns Hopkins Health Center), Anadolu Vakfı (Anadolu Foundation) and İstanbul Modern Sanatlar Vakfı (İstanbul Modern Arts Foundation). He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Global Relations Forum.
Dr. Kozlu, who served as a lecturer at Boğaziçi and Denison universities at different times, has published 9 books, numerous articles and produced a TV series on leadership.