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Hasan AslanobaHasan Aslanoba | Founding Chairman
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Hasan Aslanoba was born in 1963 in Bursa, Turkey. He graduated from Business Administration, Istanbul University in 1985 and later received his MBA degree from San Diego National University in 1988.​ Hasan started working as CEO at Erikli Water, his family business in the water industry in 1990. Under his leadership, the company grew to become the leader of the bottled water industry in Turkey by 2002. In 2006, Erikli Water partnered with Nestle Waters Turkey and Hasan served as the joint venture’s local partner and CEO until 2012. Later, Hasan left his role in order to focus on angel investments in the technology sector. A true believer in the potential of digital economy, he has made over 100 investments so far.
Nigar BirdalNigar BİRDAL | Head of Finance & Administration
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Nigar was born in 1983 in Istanbul, Turkey. She had her MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree from Uludag University in 2009. After MBA, she has also qualified to receive an advanced level Capital Market Licence, issued by Capital Market Board. In most of her career, Nigar has developed a strong background in Finance & Economics, after working as a Customer Services Leader in Erikli-Nestle Waters Turkey JV, at early days of career. Since 2012, she has become the righthand of Hasan Aslanoba, the founder of Aslanoba Group, in all financial processes. As of today, she works as Finance and Legal Affairs Manager of Aslanoba Group, recently focusing more on startup investments of Aslanoba Capital.