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Husnu Ozyegin : Engineering Hall of Fame - 2010

Graduation Year: 
1967

BS Civil Engineering 1967 - CCE

After graduating from OSU in 1967, Husnu Ozyegin earned his M.B.A. from the Harvard University Business School. Mr. Ozyegin established the Finansbank AS in Istanbul in 1987, and today it includes 512 branches around Turkey. One of his main philanthropic interests is developing public education buildings in Turkey, which he started in 2000. Mr. Ozyegin founded Ozyegin University, which officially opened in September of 2008. Mr. Ozyegin proudly focuses on education as a tool for economic development and the betterment of Turkey.