Faruk Karpuz was born in 1961 in Pazarcık, Kahramanmaraş, where he also completed his primary and high school education.

After graduation he started his career early on at İş Bankası, where he spent nearly 34 valuable years before retiring as Human Resources Department Manager.

Karpuz joined the Sampa family in 2018 as an independent board member.

He enjoys a pastime of traveling and hunting – handy for a global HR professional!