Mr. Hüsnü M. Özyeğin who is aprominentbusinessmenand a well-knownphilanthropist in Turkey and Europe wasborn in 1944 in İzmir, Turkey.Hüsnü M. Özyeğin graduatedfrom Robert Academy in 1963 andreceived a B.S. in CivilEngineeringfrom Oregon StateUniversity in Corvallis Oregon in 1967, and an MBA degreefrom Harvard Business School in 1969.In1974, he wasappointedtheManagingDirector of Pamukbank. He becametheViceChairmanandManagingDirector of Yapı Kredi in 1984.In September 1987, he founded Finansbank whichquicklyevolvedtobecomeone of Turkey’smostprominentandrespectedbanks. He wastheChairman of Finansbank between 1987 – 2010.Mr. Özyeğin is theChairman of Fiba Holding A.Ş.,Fibabanka A.Ş., Credit Europe Bank (Suisse) S.A. in Geneva. He is alsothe Board Member of Credit Europe Bank (Moscow) Ltd.Fiba Holding is active in financialservices, tourism, retailandrealestatedevelopment. Mr. Özyeğin is involved in numerouscivicactivities as Chairman of Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation (HMÖV), Board Member of Motherand Child Education Foundation (AÇEV) andChairman of Board of Trustees of Özyeğin UniversityandMember of Board of Dean’sAdvisors of Harvard Business School. Mr. Özyeğin is married, has twochildrenandfivegrandchildren.