İbrahim Özgür Yıldırım received his BSc degree from Middle East Technical University, Department of Chemical Engineering and his MBA degree from Sabancı University in 1993 and 2005 respectively. He started his professional career at Rafine Chemicals in 1994 and worked in different manufacturing companies. Between 1998 and 2007, he served in Sakosa as technical engineer and production engineer. Appointed as Technical Manager at Kordsa Turkey in 2007, Mr. Yıldırım served as New Product Development Manager (2008-2009), New Product and Process Development Director (2009-2011) and Technology Development Director (2011-2013). He was appointed as Chief Technology Officer in 2013 and worked as Chief Technology Officer and Composites Business Unit Leader from 2015 to 2017. Between 2017-2018, he was Chief Technology Officer, Chief Operating Officer – South America and Composites Business Unit Leader. Mr. Yıldırım has been Chief Operating Officer, EMEA since July 2018.