Suzan Sabanci Dincer Net Worth $1.3 Billion
Turkish businesswoman Suzan Sabanci Dincer is the Chairman and Executive Board Member of Akbank having an estimated net worth of $1.3 billion as of March 2013. Based on Forbes, she is the 22nd richest person in Turkey and 1107th among the billionaires in the world. Produced Suzan Sabanci in Istanbul Turkey in 1965, she is a third generation member of the Sabanci family to run the family business, where she’s got her net worth of $1.3 billion. She started her banking career in 1986 and joined Akbank in 1989. With her leadership, the bank became the first deposit bank in Turkey to issue a Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) rated Sustainability Report, and also initiated the Carbon Disclosure Project in Turkey. In the last year, the stock price at Akbank is up by roughly 20%, which has raised Dincer’s fortune by $300 million since March 2012. She’s wed to Haluk Dincer, who’s the chairman of the retail group Sabanci Holding. Dincer also possesses 2% of the retail electronics store Teknosa, which went public last year. Dincer founded Akbank’s International Advisory Board, a program to talk about and evaluate international and local economic developments as well as their tactical implications for Turkey. She is also the Luxembourg Honorary Consul in Istanbul. In the year 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II awarded Suzan Sabanc Diner the title of “Commander of the very most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)” in acknowledgement of her proactive and powerful contributions to the creation of Turkey-UK connections. She is a graduate of Richmond College in the uk and holds a BA degree in Finance. Dincer also holds an MBA which she earned from Boston University in the United States.