Independent Industrialists and Businessmen's Association

Müstakil Sanayici ve İş Adamları Derneği (MÜSİAD)
جمعية رجال الأعمال والصناعيون المستقلين
Independent Industrialists and Businessmen's Association

Membership Number: 26
Membership Date and Place: 31 December 2005, Founding Member
Year Founded and Place: 1990, Istanbul
Area of Activities: Business World
Country: Turkey
President: Abdurrahman Kaan

Brief Introduction
Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (MUSIAD) is a “BUSINESSMEN’S ASSOCIATION” founded in 1990, in Istanbul, Turkey, by concerned businessmen dedicated to the realization of a Turkey where human rights and supremacy of the law, justice and equality, peace and security and the welfare and happiness of the people are guaranteed; where community and universal values that are adopted historically by the people are protected; and where the country is effective in the region and respected in the world. MUSIAD is an active and strong “NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION (NGO)” that provides “PLATFORM for DEVELOPMENT-DIALOGUECOOPERATION and SOLIDARITY” created for the purpose of contributing to the social, cultural, political, economic, scientific and technological development of individuals and institutions, our country and society, our region and the world.

President
Abdurrahman Kaan
He was born in Trabzon in 1967. He completed his high school education in Bakırköy Imam Hatip High School between 1980-1985 and his university education in Anadolu University, Faculty of Business Administration between 2008-2013. He carries out his Board of Directors duty in Kaanlar Gıda since 1985. While taking part in hot markets until the end of 1995, he transferred his experience towards production, marketing and sales area since 1996 according to the shifting market demands. He has done senior management in business development and at R&D (Research and Development). At the same time, he continues to sell products to national and international chains. The Kaan family has been in MUSIAD since the day it was founded. Kaan served as Committee Vice Chairman of the Food and Agriculture Sector between 2003-2006, and as Food and Agriculture Sector Chairman between 2006-2009. After 2009, he has been Vice President responsible for Sector Boards, Budget and Financial Affairs and as a member of MÜSİAD Board of Directors. He also worked 4 years as the one in charge of the organization. Since 2012, Kaan has assumed the Vice Deputy Chairman responsible for the Committees of the Domestic Organizations and Education, Culture, Research and Publications; and has been serving as the President of MUSIAD since 2017. Married with three children, Kaan speaks intermediate English and fluent Arabic.

Address
Sutluce Nbhd. Imrahor Str. No: 28 34445 Beyoglu, Istanbul
Telephone: +90 212 395 00 00
Email: disiliskiler@musiad.org.tr
Web: www.musiad.org.tr

Update: 06.05.2019

Contact

  •  Defterdar Mh. Savaklar Cd. Emin Baba Köşkü No:1
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  • Edirnekapı - Eyüp , İstanbul / TÜRKİYE
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  •   Tel: +90 212 531 52 52
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  •  Fax: +90 212 532 22 80
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  •   Eposta: bilgi@idsb.org

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