Turkey Çeşme, Izmir

May 19-22, 2016

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Huseyin Arslan
President, Global Pulse Confederation
President, Arbel Group

Mr. Arslan, involved in the global pulses and staple foods business for over 30 years, has presided for the last 15 years as the President of the Arbel Group. In 2001, Mr. Arslan was one of the founding shareholders of Saskcan Pulse Trading providing the nucleus for AGT Food and Ingredients (AGT), where he has served as a director or trustee since 2008 and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2009. Mr. Arslan also serves as a director of AGT subsidiaries, Durum Foods, the producer of the Arbella pasta brand, and Turkpulse, as well as of certain companies owned by the Arslan Family in Turkey. Mr. Arslan holds a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University in Turkey and has over three decades of experience in the trading of agricultural and food products globally. In 2015, Mr. Arslan was selected as President of the Global Pulse Confederation after serving since 2013 as Executive Vice-President of the International Pulse Processors and Exporters Federation, the global pulse industry association, as well as serving as the President of the Mersin Trade Commodity Exchange Council.