Doğan Kaşıkçı has graduated from Bogazici University and holds a Ba. degree in Sociology. He started his career at Hatemoğlu Tekstil. In 2000, he joined Gillette, Turkey where he acted as Sales Manager, Key Accounts Manager, Trade and Marketing Manager for 5 years. In 2004, leaving Gillette, he transferred to Reckitt Benkiser Turkey as Country Sales Manager. In 2007, he was appointed as Global Customers Trade Marketing Manager at the Reckitt Benkiser headquarters in London. In 2008, he became the General Manager of T-Box within Boyner Holding. While in this post, he was selected by the magazine Capital as the 3rd most successful young CEO in Turkey. Doğan Kaşıkçı, also acts as a consultant to companies on sales management, change management and innovation. Before joining MV Holding, he was the General Manager of Republika, the joint project of Bilgili Holding and Abraaj Capital. He is an underwater photographer, two-star scuba instructor and a black belt aikido practitioner. Kaşıkçı is married and father of two children.