Executive Team

The executive team provides guidance and oversight across Silal's operations.

Muharrem Galip Onar

Chief Digital Officer

Muharrem Galip Onar is the Chief Digital Officer, Technology Sector, of Silal. He is responsible for driving the organisation forward by bringing to life Silal’s digitalisation and technology agenda to ensure growth, and productivity.

Onar holds a B.S. degree in Computer Technology Information Systems from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.

Onar joined Silal in June 2022 and plays a principal role in defining and overseeing the implementation of the company’s digital strategy. He is tasked with continuously assessing Silal’s digital capabilities, as well as exploring and embedding innovative and cutting-edge food and agritech technologies to drive revenue growth for Silal.

Prior to joining Silal, Muharrem Onar worked at Credit Suisse First Boston New York, USA, and then joined Baruch College New York as the Technology Manager. After that, he spent six years in Citibank in both Turkey and London, before joining Accenture, where he was the Technology Growth Platforms Financial Services Manager. He also worked at SAP as Principal Business Consultant BTS EMEA Financial Services, and then joined Unilever and was the Geography IT Manager. Then, he worked at Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company for six years, during which he held senior positions, including the Chief Technology Officer and the Group Strategy, Innovation & Commercial Solutions Director.