Faruk Süren

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Faruk Süren
30th President of Galatasaray SK
In office
March 16, 1996 – July 17, 2001
Preceded by Alp Yalman
Succeeded by Mehmet Cansun
Personal details
Born (1945-07-28) July 28, 1945 (age 69)
Istanbul, Turkey
Nationality Turkish

Faruk Süren (born 1945) is a Turkish businessman and former chairman of the Turkish sports club Galatasaray.

Süren was born in Istanbul. He graduated from a German high school in Germany, then studied business administration in Istanbul University. After serving as vice-president for years, he was elected as the president of Galatasaray S.K. in 1996, a position he held for five years. He is fluent in English, French and German as well as his native Turkish. He is married and has two children.

Galatasaray S.K. won UEFA Cup and European Super Cup joined with four consecutive Turkish league titles, made Süren the most popular and successful chairman of all-time.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Alp Yalman
President of Galatasaray SK
16 Mar 1996 – 17 Jul 2001
Succeeded by
Mehmet Cansun