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As a 5th generation Torlak family member, Kemal was exposed to the shipbuilding business from a very young age. He left Turkey in 1994 to study at the University of Newcastle in UK, where he graduated 4 years later with a BEngineering in Marine Technology. After graduation Kemal put his Naval Architecture degree to work as Project Manager at the Group’s shipyard. Today he continues in the family business as Board Member of the TOR GROUP and owner and CEO of TOR MARINE.

Kemal is a member of the Turkish Shipbuilders Association’s Foreign Affairs Committee. In addition he is an Associate Member of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers (SNAME) and a Graduate Member of Royal Institute of Naval Architects (RINA).

Bülent Kanier Bülent Kanier

Bülent has over 27 years of experience working in the Turkish automotive industry. In his career he worked for COZKUNOZ, a major Turkish producer of auto parts and automation systems for auto giants such as Ford and Fiat. Today Bulent acts as General Coordinator of the TOR GROUP. His extensive corporate experience is put to use in his role where he is responsible for coordinating the affiliate companies and problem solving for the group.

In addition to his administrative role, Bulent is a close and trusted advisor to the TOR GROUP board.