Who is CHP presidential candidate Özgür Özel, where is he from and how old is he?


CHP Presidential Candidate Özgür Özel: Who is he, where is he from, how old is he?

Özgür Özel, who announced his candidacy for the chairmanship of the Republican People's Party (CHP), was on the political agenda. Özgür Özel, who will compete against Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu at the 38th Ordinary Congress of CHP, attracts the attention of party members and the public. So, who is Özgür Özel? What are the life story, education, profession and political career of CHP presidential candidate Özgür Özel?

Life of Özgür Özel

Özgür Özel was born on September 21, 1974 in Manisa. His father is Talat Özel and his mother is Rukiye Şükran Özel. He completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Manisa. He entered Ege University Faculty of Pharmacy in 1992. He graduated in 1997.

Özgür Özel's Professional Career

Özgür Özel started his pharmacy career in Manisa in 1998. She worked as a freelance pharmacist. In 2000, he was elected as a Board Member of Manisa Chamber of Pharmacists. He became Treasurer in 2002, General Secretary in 2004, and President in 2006.

In 2007, he was elected as a member of the Turkish Pharmacists Association (TEB) Central Committee. He served as Treasurer and Secretary General for 2 terms at TEB. He presented many papers to national and international congresses and conferences in the field of pharmacy.

They are members of the International Pharmaceutical Federation, the European Union Pharmacy Group and the European Pharmacy Forum.

Özgür Özel's Political Career

Özgür Özel was elected CHP Manisa deputy in the general elections held in 2011. He was re-elected as CHP Manisa MP in the two general elections held in 2015. In the general elections held in 2018, he entered the parliament as a CHP Manisa deputy.

He served in CHP as Deputy Group Chairman, Chief Advisor to the Chairman, Deputy Chairman, Member of the Party Assembly, Member of the Central Board of Directors, Member of the Central Disciplinary Board, and Party Spokesperson.

Özgür Özel announced that he is a candidate for the chairmanship of the CHP at the 2021th Ordinary Congress in 38. Özgür Özel, who will compete with Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, continues his efforts to become the new leader of the party.

Personal Life of Özgür Özel

Özgür Özel is fluent in German and English. He is married and has a child. His wife Özlem Özel is also a pharmacist. His daughter Zeynep Özel was born in 2007. Özgür Özel lives in Gölmarmara town of Saruhanlı district of Manisa.