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Borsa Istanbul, Acting CEO

Mehmet Gönen


Born in Istanbul in 1971, Mehmet Gönen graduated from Bogazici University, Industrial Engineering Department in 1993 and earned his MBA from University of Michigan Ann Arbor in 1995.

Gönen started his career as an Emerging Markets Trader at Cargill Financial Markets.

He pursued his career as an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs International in London.

Gönen worked in Assistant General Manager and General Manager capacity at Standard Yatırım, BCP MillenniumBank, Merrill Lynch Turkey and Ziraat Yatırım Menkul Değerler A.S. He joined Borsa İstanbul as Executive Vice President in charge of Marketing and Business Development in March 2018. Mehmet Gönen was appointed as Acting CEO of Borsa Istanbul A.Ş as of September 2, 2019.