Müzeyyen Münire Gülay Barbarosoğlu
Board Member

Professor M. M. Gülay Barbarosoğlu graduated from Robert College in 1974. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering in 1978 and her PhD in the same department at Boğaziçi University in 1985, before she became Professor of Industrial Engineering in 2000. She designed and delivered lectures on mathematical programming and optimization, logistic, operation and production planning, and decision-making theories.

Prof. M. M. Gülay Barbarosoğlu acted as Rector at Boğaziçi University from 2012 to 2016, and Vice Rector Responsible for Research at Boğaziçi University from 2008 to 2012. She took on various administrative roles at Boğaziçi University. Between 2002 and 2006, she worked as the Manager of Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute (KRDAE), as the Manager of Center of Disaster Management (CENDIM), and President of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Program of Financial Engineering.

Having taken on international duties, Prof. M. M. Gülay Barbarosoğlu acted as a Member of the Board of Directors at the European Universities Association between 2013 and 2017. During her duties as the Vice Chair of the Association of European Operational Research Societies (EURO) between 2003 and 2007, and the national representative at NATO Research and Technology Organization between 2002 and 2010, she worked in close collaboration with various European universities, governmental and nongovernmental organizations. Prof. Barbarosoğlu is a Founding Member of EURO Organizational Planning European Study Group and a Member of the Management Sciences Institute (INFORMS), American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) and International Industrial Engineering and Production Management (IEPM). Attaching great importance to civil society activities, Prof. Barbarosoğlu actively worked to establish Neighborhood Disaster Volunteers (MAG), and she acted as a Member and Chair of the Board of Directors. Prof. M. M. Gülay Barbarosoğlu retired from Boğaziçi University in December 2016.

Müzeyyen Münire Gülay Barbarosoğlu has not held any other positions in Arçelik or its subsidiaries in the last five years. She does not have any relationship with Arçelik senior executives. Müzeyyen Münire Gülay Barbarosoğlu does not directly or indirectly hold more than 5% of Arçelik's shares, has no employee representation and she does not have any commercial relationship with Arçelik A.Ş. Müzeyyen Münire Gülay Barbarosoğlu was elected as an Independent Board Member at the Ordinary General Assembly Meeting held on 19 March, 2018, and has been continuing to serve as an independent member of the Arçelik Board of Directors since that date.