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Burak Ç. Kızılhan

Burak Ç. Kızılhan

CEO / Board Member

Burak Ç. Kızılhan was born at 1984 and graduated from French High School called Lycee Saint-Benoit in Istanbul, Turkey. Then he did his bachelor in Electrical & Electronics Engineering in University of Hertfordshire at London, UK. Further to his bachelor, he did his master of science degree in Engineering Management in Brunel University at London, UK. He also completed his Executive Education in Finance at Harvard Business School at Boston, USA.

After his studies, he worked at Schneider Electric in London, UK for 2 years as a project manager. Further to his career in the UK, he has returned to his family business called AE Arma-Elektropanç and settled his life in the UAE and became the business development manager and responsible for MENA (Middle East & North Africa) region’s operations of the company. He has returned to AE’s head office located in Istanbul, Turkey by January 2014 and became the Deputy General Manager and Board Member of the company. By June 2017 he has been appointed as the CEO of AE.

Kızılhan has listed as one of the only two Turks that represented Turkey in the list of “Power 100 the Most Influential People in the Middle East's Construction Industry” issued by the prestigious “Construction Week” magazine. In 2018 he rose seven rows compared to the previous year and took the 45th place. Thus he is in the top 50 and took listed as the youngest person on the lists of 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Kızılhan was also listed at 7th in the Turkey's 40 most powerful leaders under the age of 40 list called "40 Young CEO" which is prepared by Ekonomist magazine, listed at 26th at the list of "40 Under 40" 2017 and and 21th 2018 issued by Fortune Türkiye. Burak Ç. Kızılhan's current duties in the non-governmental organizations are;

  • Fenerbahçe SK Board Member
  • 1907 Fenerbahçe Derneği Member
  • Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) Member
  • Endeavor Turkey Member