In the 21st century, women can be as prominent in the business world as the men – and Suna Kirac is a fine example. Born to the powerful Koc family – she is Vehbi Koc’s fourth child – she was raised to become a leader of the family-owned conglomerate, the Koc Group. She was educated at the prestigious American College for Girls and at the Bosphorus University, both in Istanbul.
Suna, who is married to Inan Kirac, has served in various capacities in the Koc Group, a holding company for its diversified interests, with the most recent as its Vice President. Her talents are also applied as a board member in various educational institutions and foundations.
She has been awarded with Turkey’s Supreme Service Medal n 1997 for her notable contributions in health, education and social service in Turkey. She has also been recognized with honorary membership by the London Business School for her contributions in Koc Holding’s leadership as well as for the education of children in her home country.