Ahmet Mücahid Ören
Born in İstanbul in 1972, A. Mücahid Ören graduated from Anadolu University, Faculty of Economics. Between 1989 and 1991 he served as IT Coordinator at Türkiye Newspaper, where he helped it become one of the first Turkish publications designed with computers. In the same period, he served as Chief Editorial Consultant at Türkiye Children Magazine. In 1991, he became the CEO at TGRT television, working on the channel’s infrastructure and launch. Between 1993 and 2013, he served as İhlas Holding’s CEO and Vice Chairman. In 2013, he was appointed Chairman of İhlas Holding. A. Mücahid Ören has published numerous articles, and is a member of various international professional organizations and think tanks including the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Atlantic Council, the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEİK), the Turkish American Business Council and World Economic Forum.