Aslihan Sabanci received her Bachelor of Science in Economics, with a minor in Interdisciplinary Business from Texas A&M University, USA. She then completed a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from SDA Bocconi University in Italy and Cornell University Johnson Graduate School of Management, New York, USA.
She further completed the following executive education programs from Cornell University, New York USA: Financial Management (2004), Master Certificate in Essentials of Hospitality Management (2006), Master Certificate in Foodservice Management (2008), Hospitality Marketing (2008) and Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition (2009).
Mrs. Sabanci started her professional career at Johnson and Johnson’s Ethicon division. She served as a Marketing Manager between October 1998 and July 2002.
Aslihan Sabanci represented Turkey in Miss World Beauty Pageant in 1991, taking place of 5th runner-up and also earned the title of European Queen of Beauty.
In 2012, she won the “Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook in the World” Award at the 17th International World Gourmand Cookbook Awards, held in Paris, with her first cookbook Gluten Free Mediterranean Cuisine-Invaluable Recommendations for a Healthy Immune System.
In 2016, Aslihal’I Sabanci’s third book Mediterranean Gourmet Cuisine For Children received “Best Diet Book in the World” award in China from Lifestyle Body and Soul, organized by International World Gourmand Cookbook Awards.
Aslihan Sabanci currently serves as Executive Board Member in charge of Marketing and Sales at Sedes Holding A.S. Turkey and Marketing Vice President at Sedesco Inc. USA.