Born in 1984, Nejat Emre Eczacıbaşı received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University’s Department of Economics in 2006 and MBA from Columbia Business School in 2011.
Before joining the Eczacıbaşı Group’s Strategic Planning and Finance Division in 2008, he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers Turkey as a financial consultant. Between 2011 and 2013, he undertook several microfinance and social entrepreneurship projects through a company he established to help reduce unemployment in Turkey and other developing countries by reviving traditional crafts.
In 2013, he returned to Turkey and the Eczacıbaşı Group as a member of the Building Products Division’s Strategic Marketing team. In 2015, he was appointed General Manager responsible for all operations related to the Division’s kitchen business. During this period, he established İntema Yaşam to transform the kitchen into a living center responding to a new generation of needs.
Emre Eczacıbaşı was appointed to his current position as Member of the Board of Eczacıbaşı Holding and Coordinator of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for the Eczacıbaşı Group in 2019. He also serves on the boards of several Eczacıbaşı Group companies, the Business4Goals Platform and the Turkish Entrepreneurship Foundation.
29 April Saturday 2023