İrfan Yavuz / General Manager – Board Member

Born in 1988 in Istanbul, Irfan Yavuz graduated from Department of Electric-Electronic Engeenering of Koc University.

In his undergraduate education, he did internship in the Power Plant of PETKIM Petrochemical Holding in 2008 and in Research&Devolopment Department of BEKO in 2009. Being Vehbi Koc’s Honored Student, he is also granted with the “Best Electronic Project of the Year Award” in Koc University. He received master degree from Engineering Business Management Department of Warwick University in United Kingdom by 2011. In his master, he got education in the modules of Business Strategy and Strategic Management, Project Planning Management and Control, Management of Change, Operational Strategy for Industries, Product Design and Development, Management, Global Business Environment, Financial Analysis and Control Systems, Logistics and Operations Management, Quality, Reliability and Maintenance. He wrote his master thesis on Automotive Sub-Industry in Turkey.
He started his career as Instrumentation and Control Engineer in TUPRAS Refinery in İzmit on December, 2011. He was responsible for DSC, PLC and ESD Control Systems and carried out maintanance processes. He also took responsibility on many projects regarding loop checking, commissioning etc. He participated actively in technical visits to the production plants of sector’s leading companies such as UOP/Honeywell Factory (Chicago-USA), to Hoerbiger Company (Wien-Austria), Honeywell Company (Istanbul-Turkey), Yokogawa Company (İzmir-Turkey).

On August 2017, he was assigned as General Manager of IRFAN Plastic, producing plastic injection molds and plastic parts in automotive, white goods and aviations sectors since 1993.
He is fluent in English, speaks Spanish in intermediate level and married.