Oguz Kusdil took over as COO at SIGNA Holding GmbH on 1 January 2019. He supports SIGNA founder René Benko on operational matters and responding to challenges facing the company. From 1 December 2016 Mr Kusdil was responsible for SIGNA KidINVEST and SIGNA Urban Living in his role as CEO of SIGNA Funds. After obtaining his degree in industrial engineering from the University of Applied Sciences Heidelberg, he began his career in 2005 as a project engineer at ATENA Engineering. Then he moved to MTU Aero Engines GmbH in Munich, ultimately holding the position of head of controlling at MTU Aero Engines Polska Sp. Z o. o. In 2014, he assumed responsibility for commercial affairs at Pratt & Whitney Triebwerksprogramme.