Chairman of the Board for Uludağ Automotive Industry Exporters Association
Baran Çelik was born in Bursa in 1977. He completed his Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Uludağ University Faculty of Engineering and Architecture. He received the title of Mechanical Engineer MSc. Çelik started his career in 2000 as a Board Member at Beyçelik A.Ş.
Baran Çelik currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board/CEO of Beyçelik Holding A.Ş., established in 1976 and operates in automotive, energy, heating, cooling and air conditioning (hvac) and insurance sectors. Çelik also serves as Chairman of the Board of Beyçelik Gestamp, which is the flagship of the Holding. He has been serving as Vice Chairman of the Board/CEO of various companies in the Holding since 2007.
Baran Çelik participates in various non-governmental organizations actively. Between 2012-2014, he assumed the Chairman of the Board duty in Young Businessmen Association of Turkey Bursa Branch (TUGIAD). Between 2016-2018 he assumed the President of High Advisory Board in TUGİAD.
Baran Çelik is the Coordinating Chairman of Uludağ Exporters Association and Chairman of the Board for Uludağ Automotive Industry Exporters Association (OİB). Çelik is a Member of Automotive Sector Council for the Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BTSO). He is also a member of Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEİK) and Turkish Industry & Business Association (TÜSİAD). Çelik has been serving as the Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of The Business at OECD (BIAC) as of 20 May 2021.
Baran Çelik is married and has 3 children.