Sinan witnessed the birth of Idea Bakery, even influenced its name choice and contributed to its early growth around the World.
A passionate, visionary and results-oriented people’s leader, he began his professional career almost 30 years ago at Kraft Turkey. He then joined The Coca-Cola Company where he spent 17yrs in senior management roles and general management at local, regional and global levels.
For the past 6 yrs he was the CEO of Ajinomoto Turkey and led the market entry to Turkey by acquiring and merging two companies. His responsibility included Turkey, Middle East and building a hub for surrounding country expansions.
Sinan brings diverse functional and geographical experience from around the globe as well as extensive entrepreneurial experience in food and beverage company startups and exits.
He has taken on board memberships at industry organizations and is a founding member / board member of Yanındayız (We Are With You) Association on gender equality.
He is an investor with a passion for technology, and a lifelong learner at MIT Sloan School, HBS, and Wharton.
He loves to travel the world, enjoy a gourmet lifestyle with a special focus on Japanese cuisine. He likes to bake chocolate chip cookies with his daughter.