Turhan Özen

Turhan Özen is the Chief Cargo Officer of Turkish Cargo, the fastest growing air cargo brand in the world headquartered at Istanbul Airport, currently the world’s biggest airport.

Özen’s 30-year work experience involves sales, marketing, business development, logistics and supply chain related areas.

After graduating from Galatasaray High School, he began studying at the Department of Management at Boğaziçi University. Later, he got his Executive MBA at Koç University.

Özen started his early career as the manager of the sales and logistics departments for the Koç Group’s affiliates in the automotive sector.

He worked as the Distribution Operations Group Manager and Operations Director at TNT Logistics, where he had been involved since its establishment.

Between 2012 and 2014, he was occupied as CEVA Balkans Middle East and Africa Region VP of Business Development & Sales. Later in 2015, he was appointed to the position of CEVA Global Health Sector President.

He served as the Managing Director of CEVA Logistics Middle East and North Africa region until he joined the Turkish Cargo family in December 2016.

Turkish Cargo has a fleet of 24 cargo freighters with access to Turkish Airlines’ fleet of 344 planes allowing it to provide air cargo services to more than 300 destinations across 126 countries in addition to providing 88 direct cargo flight services.

Özen is married with two children.