Abdi Ibrahim President Nezih Barut was born in Istanbul in 1952.
As a third generation pharmacists, Nezih Barut graduated from the Istanbul University Faculty of Pharmacy in 1976. The same year, Mr. Barut began his employment at the Abdi Ibrahim Production Facility whose very foundation was layed his grandfather Mr. Abdi Ibrahim.
Placing greater focus on institutionalization in the past few years, Nezih Barut took up the role of President of the company, sharing the management of the company with professional managers.
Due to the success shown in his career as well as his leadership skills, Nezih Barut was awarded the Rotary Service Award for Professional Excellence by the Göztepe Rotary Club in 2006. Receiving the "Leader of the Year" award at the 4th annual Leadership Summit organized by Edu-Plus in 2007, Barut was also the first Turk to be given His Royal Highness Prince Henrik's Medal of Honour by the Danish Export Association in 2008.
Chairman of the Board of the Turkish Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (IEIS), Mr. Barut is also a member of the Istanbul Chamber of Pharmacists, Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO), Turkish Family Health and Planning Foundation (TAP Vakfı), 1907 Fenerbahçe Association and Fenerbahçe Sports Club.
Fluent in English, Nezih Barut is married and a father to his son.