Diageo, CIO of Mey Icki (a Division of Diageo)
Mr. Serdar Abraz is an industrious, hands-on IT executive with over 25 years of significant experience building and leading IT operations, strategically and cost-effectively utilize technology in alignment with corporate goals, maintain focus on achieving bottom-line improvements while formulating advanced business solutions to meet diverse needs. Mr. Abraz has significant executive experience in strategic planning, organizational development, change management, project management, implementation of best practice methodologies, compliance and risk management and continuous improvement programs.
After his MSc degree in Electronics from Bosphorous University Mr. Abraz started as the Management Information Systems Manager at Turkish Aerospace Industries and followed an Aerospace Industries MIS Management training program at the General Dynamics Aerospace Industries HQ in Texas. After working as Director of IS and VP of IS in companies in Industrial Products and Consumer Goods sectors, he joined Mey Icki as the CIO; Mey Icki is than acquired by Diageo Plc.
He is a member of Turkish Information Technology Foundation where he served as a member of the Board of Directors, and member of Ethics Committee. Mr. Abraz is married with one son.