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Nane gets promoted as Pegasus Airlines board chairman

ISTANBUL, April 1, 2023

Mehmet T. Nane, Vice-Chairperson of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of Pegasus Airlines, has been appointed Chairperson of the Board of Directors following the recent Ordinary General Meeting. 
Nane succeeds Ali Sabancı, who served as Chairperson of the Board of Pegasus for 17 years, and will now continue to serve as chairperson of the board of directors of Esas Holding and a board member of Pegasus Airlines.
Nane, who joined Pegasus Airlines in March 2016, served as CEO of the company for six years before assuming the position as Vice-Chairperson of the Board of Directors and Managing Director in March 2022. 
He continues to serve in various national and international bodies including the Chair of the Board of Governors and the Chair Committee of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Private Aviation Enterprises Association.
Nane graduated from the department of International Relations at Boğaziçi University and began his career in 1988. Until 1997, he held positions in various business units at Türkiye Emlak Bankası, Demirbank and Demir Invest respetively. 
From 1997, he was with Sabancı Group, until 2005, where he held roles of Vice President of the Strategic Planning and Project Development department, Director of the Retail Group and General Secretary of Sabancı Holding. 
He served as Vice Chairperson of the Board of Teknosa between 2000 and 2005, CEO of Teknosa between 2005 and 2013, and CEO of CarrefourSA between 2013 and 2016. In March 2016, he joined Pegasus Airlines.
Nane had served in several prestigious posts including as Chairperson of the Asia Pacific Retailers Federation, was the founding chairperson of the Turkish Federation of Shopping Centres and Retailers (TAMPF) and Food Retailers Association (GPD).-TradeArabia News Service


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