Onur Kipri appointed as the New CEO of Ak-Kim

01.22.2014


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Mr. Onur Kipri has been appointed as the new CEO of Ak-Kim, Turkey’s leading chemicals producer.Ak-Kim has been operating for the last 37 years as a subsidiary of Akkök Group of Companies.

Entering the Chemistry Industry in Organik Kimya in 1991 as the Sales Manager, Mr. Kipri assumed various positions within the company. Appointed as the Global Director of Polymer Business Unit in 1998, he was responsible for all operations in Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Production, Polymer R&D, Innovation, and Strategic Acquisitions and Investments for 15 years, directly reporting to the CEO. Onur Kipri also managed the Polymer units established in Europe and the USA simultaneously.

Mr. Kipri contributed significantly to the process in which Organik Kimya transformed into a 15 thousand-ton local company to a global one with a polymer capacity of 180 thousand tons, thus becoming a regional leader in exports.

Onur Kipri started his career in 1986, as the Assistant Sales Coordinator in Çukurova İthalat İhracat. He then worked for Task Uluslararası Ticaret as  a Metal Trade Director in 1988. In 1989-1990 he took on the role of Management IT Systems Project Coordinator and Import Fabric Purchasing Director at Doğan Kumaşcılık ve Tekstil.

Born in 1964 in Adana, Onur Kipri had his Bachelor  degree in Management at Boğaziçi University (1986). Mr. Kipri is married with two children.