As the president of one of the most prominent and prestigious sports clubs in Europe, Fikret Orman has experienced challenges and successes on a large scale. From the opening of a one-of-a-kind stadium to resurrecting the club from dire financial straits, Orman has expertly guided Be?ikta? J.K. to a position of strength and distinction. In his inspiring keynote address, Mr. Orman shares how he contributes to building a successful, united Be?ikta?. Entrepreneurs will recognize many of the challenges depicted in Mr. Orman's narrative: he addresses topics of leadership, restructuring, risk-taking, and brand-building, and motivates you to meet your own company's challenges head-on.
Fikret Orman is a prominent Turkish entrepreneur and the current President of the sports club Be?ikta? J.K. Born in Istanbul in 1967, Fikret Orman studied civil engineering at Y?ld?z Technical University and then at the University of Florida, USA. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of several companies in the automotive and construction sectors. From 2000 to 2004, he served on the Board of Be?ikta? under president Serdar Bilgili. At the election for the Be?ikta? presidency in 2012, Orman was elected with 4027 votes out of 4545 votes. Only 18 months later, he had to run again for the next 3 year term and was re-elected with an overwhelming majority.