Naki Polat, Executive Vice President of Aerostructure Group of Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI), was born in Kırıkkale in 1961 and graduated from the Mechanical Engineering Department of the Middle East Technical University in 1983.
Polat, started working at Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. in 1986 as Manufacturing Planner, continued to work at various positions in Manufacturing Engineering Department until March 2003.
He became manager of Manufacturing Engineering in April 2003, then became Group Manager of Manufacturing Engineering & Manufacturing Technology in August 2006. In December 2011 he was promoted as Vice President of the Industrial Operations. He has been in charge as of Exe. Vice President of Aerostructure Group since March 2014.
Naki Polat is married and has two children, speaks English.