Who is İpek Kıraç?
İpek Kıraç has recently come to the fore with the claim that her father İnan Kıraç disowned her. İpek Kıraç is the daughter of Suna Kıraç, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sirena Marine and one of the founders of Koç Holding. İpek Kıraç ranked fifth on the Forbes 2023 Turkey's richest people list with a fortune of $5 billion. So, who is İpek Kıraç, how old is she, where is she from? Here is information about İpek Kıraç's life and career…
Where is İpek Kıraç from and how old is she?
İpek Kıraç was born in Istanbul in 1984. After graduating from Koç Private High School, 37-year-old İpek Kıraç studied biology at Brown University in the USA. Then he completed his master's degree in public health at the same university. İpek Kıraç, who conducts research on ALS disease at UMass Faculty of Medicine, did an internship in the physical medicine and rehabilitation department at the American Hospital.
İpek Kıraç Business Career
İpek Kıraç started her business career as CEO of Sirena Marine in 2012. Sirena Marine is a company that produces luxury sailboats and motor yachts. Under the leadership of İpek Kıraç, Sirena Marine developed its own brand and became one of Turkey's largest exporters. Sirena Marine has also undertaken projects in the defense industry and automotive sectors. İpek Kıraç increased Sirena Marine's turnover 10 times and its profitability 5 times in 20 years. İpek Kıraç currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sirena Marine.
İpek Kıraç, same zamCurrently Koç Holding Board Member, Ford Otosan Board Member, Tofaş Türk Automobile Factory A.Ş. He is a member of the Board of Directors, a member of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Automotive Industry Association (OSD) and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Turkish Spastic Children Foundation (TSÇV).
İnan Kıraç Announces the Claim That She Rejected Adoption
Businessman İnan Kıraç published a press release on October 25, 2021, claiming that his daughter İpek Kıraç had filed a lawsuit against him and wanted to seize all his assets. İnan Kıraç announced that she disowned her daughter for this reason.
İnan Kıraç's statement included the following statements: “I would like to inform the public that I disowned my daughter İpek Kerafetan due to the long-standing legal dispute between us. She wants to seize all my assets in the lawsuit she filed against me. By filing this case, he has betrayed me and my family greatly. For this reason, I no longer see her as my daughter and I disown her.”
İpek Kıraç denied the allegations by issuing a press release against her father's statement. İpek Kıraç's statement included the following statements: “The statement made by my father İnan Kıraç is completely unreal. I have not filed any lawsuit against him and I have no intention of seizing all his assets. I find my father's statement with surprise and sadness. I want to resolve the problems between him and me within the framework of the law. “I request the public to exercise common sense on this matter.”