Osman Cengiz BİRGİLİ

President, Tekfen Group of Companies

Born in Istanbul in 1951, Osman Birgili graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Civil Engineering in 1978. He joined Tekfen Construction as a civil engineer and, after holding various positions, he became Vice President of the company in 1998. Birgili served as Senior VP of Tekfen Construction between 2005 and 2013, and he played an active role in Tekfen Holding's IPO in 2007, and served as term president of the International Pipeline and Offshore Contractors Association (IPLOCA) representing Tekfen Construction between 2011 and 2012.

Birgili was appointed CEO of Tekfen Holding on 11 May 2013. He has served as member of the boards of a number of group companies, and since 2016, holds the titles of Chairman of the Board of Toros Tarım and Deputy Chairman of the Board of HMB.