Dr. Ömer Özgür Tort

Chief Executive Officer of Migros Group

Ö. Özgür Tort, PhD joined the Business Development Department of Migros in 1996 and went on to lead, in chronological order, International Investments Coordination and Customer Relationship Management. In 2002, he was posted as Chief Operations Officer of Ramstore retail operations in Russia, where he stayed for the next four years before returning to Migros Türkiye as Chief Human Resources Officer in 2006. In 2008, Dr. Ö. Özgür Tort was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Migros and has served in this role ever since. In parallel, Özgür Tort has taken a lead in founding new generation retail services and is chair of all Migros subsidiaries: Dijital Platform Gıda Hizmetleri A.Ş. (MigrosOne – E-Commerce), Mimeda Medya Platform A.Ş. (Retail Media) , MoneyPay Ödeme ve Elektronik Para Hizmetleri A.Ş. (Fintech), Migen Enerji ve Elektrikli Araç Şarj Hizmetleri A.Ş. (EV Charging Services), Paket Lojistik ve Teknoloji A.Ş. (Paket Taxi – Last Mile Logistics) and CRC Danışmanlık ve Organizasyon A.Ş. (Gurmepack – Ready Meal Production). Tort is a member of Anadolu Group Sustainability Committee. In addition, since 2013 Dr. Ö. Özgür Tort has been a board member of the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), a global organization formed by the world’s leading retailers and manufacturers. Between 2019 – 2021, he took over as the Co-Chair (retail) of the CGF. On the national level, Dr. Ö. Özgür Tort is the Vice Co-Chair of Food Retailers Association (GPD) and board member of the Turkish Federation of Shopping Centers and Retailers (TAMPF). In 2020, Tort became a board member of both GS1 Global and GS1 Türkiye. Tort graduated from Istanbul Technical University with a BSc in Industrial Engineering and in addition holds an MS degree in Engineering Management from Missouri University of Science and Technology. He gained a PhD degree at Marmara University in Engineering Management researching Value Chain Based Farmer Funding Models in Agriculture.