Plenary 2 - Markets & Trade
Tuesday 19 April 12:00 - 12:15
Ensuring sustainable dairy production in a challenging economic environment
Mr. Muharrem Yılmaz is a native of Karacabey, Bursa where he completed his primary education. After his graduation from Galatasaray High School in 1976, he obtained his B.A. degree in Economics from Uludağ University in 1980. Mr. Yılmaz was involved in his family business Sütaş, since his university years. He undertook various positions in sales and distribution, production and marketing, before he was appointed General Manager of Sütaş in 1989. Since 2005 he is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sütaş Group of Companies. Mr. Yılmaz served as the Chairman of TUGIAD (Young Businessmen Association of Turkey) from 1999 to 2002, Chairman of TKYD (Corporate Governance Association of Turkey) from 2011 to 2013, Vice President of TURKONFED (Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation) from 2011 to 2013, and Chairman of TUSIAD (Turkish Industry and Business Association) from 2013 to 2014. He is fluent in French and English. Mr. Yılmaz is married and has 3 children.