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Adil Sani Konukoğlu

Chairman of the Board of Directors of SANKO Holding

Adil Sani Konukoğlu, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of SANKO Holding, was born in 1961 in Gaziantep. He completed his high school education in Gaziantep in 1980 and his English language education at the University of Denver in the U.S.A. in 1984.

In 1987, he started his professional career at the spinning mills within the organization of Sanko Textile between 1992 and 2006, he served as the CFO within the organization of SANKO Holding. He has served as the head of the group, covering the Schools, Hospitals, Cement-Concrete and Yarn-Towels, within the organization of SANKO Holding, since 2006. In addition to the positions he has held as the group head, he held office as the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of SANKO Holding between 2014 and 2020. In 2020, he became the Chairman of the Board of Directors of SANKO Holding. Adil Sani Konukoğlu is married and is the father of three children.

Social and professional organizations that he currently takes office in:

• Chairman of the Board of Directors of SANKO Holding
• Chairman of the Assembly of the Gaziantep Chamber of Industry
• Chairman of the Assembly of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) Turkey Textile Industry
• Council Member of TOBB Chambers of Industry
• Member of TOBB High Board of Strategy Development
• Chairman of the Arbitration Council of TOBB
• Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Entrepreneurs in the Organized Industrial Zone in Gaziantep
• Member of the Board of Directors of the Gaziantep Development Foundation
• Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association
• Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cement Industry Employers’ Association

Social and professional organizations that he previously took office in:

• Founding Chairman of Gaziantep Young Businessmen Association
• Chairman of the Southeastern Anatolia Association of Exporters of Textiles and Raw Materials
• Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gaziantep Employers’ Association of Textile Industry
• Chairman of the Gaziantep Chamber of Industry
• Member of the Board of Arbitration of TOBB
• Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Jerusalem Arbitration Center of TOBB
• Member of the B20 Turkish Business Leaders Forum
• Vice-Chairman of the City Council of Gaziantep
• Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gazisehir Gaziantep Football Club
• Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sankospor Sports Club
• Member of the Board of Directors of Gaziantepspor (Gaziantep Sports Club)
• Member of the Board of Directors of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Arbitration Center