İdil Yiğitbaşı

İdil Yiğitbaşı

Vice Chairperson

İdil Yiğitbaşı received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Bosphorus (Boğaziçi) University in 1986 and completed her MBA degree from Indiana University, USA, in 1989. She began her professional career in Yaşar Group in 1986 and held positions in the Corporate Strategy and Finance departments at Yaşar Holding from 1990 to 1995, subsequently becoming Yaşar Food Group Coordinator in 1995, Yaşar Food Group Vice President from 1997 to 2001 and Yaşar Food Group Vice President for Dairy Products from 2001 to 2006, as well as holding positions on the Board of other Yaşar Group companies. She served as the Vice Chairperson of Yaşar Holding from 2003 to 2009 and as Chairperson from 2009 to 2015. İdil Yiğitbaşı has been Vice Chairperson of the Yaşar Holding Board of Directors since April 2015, Vice Chairperson of Hedef Agriculture (Ziraat) Board of Directors, Chairperson of Pınar Süt, Viking Paper and Dyo Boya(until 15.01.2016), as well as holding other Board positions in various Yaşar Group companies. In addition to these duties, she is Selçuk Yaşar Sports and Education Foundation Vice President, Yaşar Education and Culture Foundation Board Member, Pınar Institute Chairperson of the Board, DEİK Board Member (2014-2015) and Izmir Culture, Art and Education Foundation (İKSEV) Board Member. She is also a member of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD), the Union of Turkish Dairy, Meat and Food Industrialists and Manufacturers (SETBİR), the Aegean Industry and Business Association (ESİAD), Aegean Young Businesspersons Association (EGİAD) Advisory Committee, Izmir Economic Development Coordination Committee (İEKK), Advertisers Association (RVD) and Turkish Corporate Governance Association (TKYD).

 
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