2019 Oslo Business for Peace Award Honouree

Hamdi Ulukaya - 2019 Oslo Business for Peace Award Honouree

Hamdi Ulukaya: President and CEO of Chobani LLC

Turkey/United States

Leading the charge for ethical and responsible business, Hamdi Ulukaya is Founder and CEO of Chobani, the company behind the number one Greek yoghurt brand in America. Today, Chobani has over 2,000 employees in the United States, 30 percent of which are legally resettled immigrants and refugees. Ulukaya has created a corporate culture in which everyone is welcome and has an opportunity to thrive with innovative profit-sharing and parental leave programmes. Ulukaya has also taken a leadership role in the global business community to encourage action from the private sector to tackle the global refugee crisis.