Canan Ediboğlu (born in 1956 in London) is a Turkish businesswoman.
She is the Chief Executive Officer of the Turkish arm of Shell Oil. She was elected as The Most Powerful Woman Manager in Turkey in 2003. She has also obtained many other awards from finance newspapers.
Canan Ediboglu is a non-executive board member with ING bank and with Aygaz in Turkey, since 2009. Canan was the country chair and CEO of Shell Turkey between 2001 and 2009, until her retirement. Before Canan was the CFO, of Shell Turkey, preceded by a series of positions within Shell, all streams, in the disciplines of marketing, treasury and planning, starting in 1980. During her tenure as CEO and country chair of Shell Turkey, she was involved and leading a significant number of M&A s and nurtured the growth of Shell in Turkey, next to daily management and operations. She started her professional career as the Research Assistant at the Southampton University in UK and returned to Turkey in 1980 when she first joined Shell to be appointed as the Planning Manager. Canan received her secondary education at Ancaster House School and studied economics in Southampton University (Bsc), receiving her Masters Degree (Msc) in Financial Managerial Control in the same university.
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gulf.reuters.com, 27 May 2005 [cached] Shell Turkey general manager Canan Ediboglu confirmed to Reuters it was considering establishing a joint venture with Turcas if Aksoy repurchases ConocoPhillips’ stake.
www.turkishpress.com, 14 Sept 2005 [cached] Shell Turkey General Director Canan Ediboglu indicated that their decision in 1998 to withdraw from the Turkish market is history.”We are pleased to have won the TUPRAS tender under the leadership of the Koc Holding.Turkey is a special market for our group and we want to grow here,” stated Ediboglu.