Born in 1944 in Buldan, Denizli, graduated from Robert Academy in 1963 and received a BS degree in Textile Engineering from Krefeld Economics in Germany in 1967. Started his career as the Planning Manager at Akın Tekstil A.Ş. in 1971, worked as Executive Director and General Manager at Edip Iplik A.Ş. which he cofounded in 1971. He founded of EDPA USA Inc New York and became its president in 1984, and he served, for two years, as the Chairman Ready-Made Apparel Exporters of Istanbul starting in 1989. Nuri Akın was founder and first term President of Tekstilbank. He was promoted to the President of Edip Iplik A.Ş. after retırement of Rüştü AKIN. He is also the Chairman and Director at Akın Holding A.Ş. and other companies of Akın Group. Nuri Akın is married and has two children.
Ragıp Akın -Board Member
Born in 1948 in Istanbul, Ragıp Akın graduated from Şişli Terakki High School and received his academic degree in Chemical Engineering from Galatasaray Engineering College. He is currently the Chairman of Akın Tekstil A.Ş. He is also the Board Member of Aktek Giyim San. ve Tic. A.Ş., Edpa Tekstil Ticaret A.Ş., MIG Mimarlık İnşaat Geliştirme Turizm ve Tic. A.Ş., Edpa Pazarlama A.Ş. Besides being one of the founders of the Rüştü Akın Foundation, Ragıp Akın is also a member of TUSIAD, TGSD, Istanbul Commercial Chamber, Trakya Industrialists Association and various sports clubs. Ragıp Akın is married and has three children.
İ.Aydın Günter - Board Member
Born in 1943 in Istanbul, İ. Aydın Günter graduated from Italian High School and received a BS degree in Finance and Economics from Ankara University. He started his career as Account Specialist in the Ministry of Finance where he worked for seven years. He then worked at Sabancı Holding for 20 years as Financial Counselor, Financial Consultant, Senior Financial Consultant, Financial Coordinator, Financial President respectively. During this time he was also the Board Member of I-Bimsa, Cignasa Insurance Company, BNP-AK Dresdner Financial Rental Company and Brisa, all of them belonging to Sabancı Holding. In 1994 he founded Günter Consultancy firm. Currently he is a Board Member of Akbank and Akın Holding.
Habibe Arslan -Board Member
Habibe Arslan was born in Bakırköy in 1974. After graduating from Law school, she completed her internship at the Istanbul Bar Association and started her career at Akın Holding A.Ş. She holds an MBA and has also further attended advanced management courses at Bilgi University, Boğaziçi University and İstanbul University. She is General Counsel in Akin Group of Companies and is also a proud mother.