Murat Şahsuvaroğlu was born in 1974 in the village of Azap in Horasan, Erzurum. Starting business life at the age of 15 in the family business Azaplı Ticaret, which was selling Ford vehicles and spare parts in and around Erzurum, Şahsuvaroğlu continued his career in Istanbul. Murat Şahsuvaroğlu is still a Ford dealer running operations at his plaza in Pendik, Istanbul.
With a degree from the U.K., Şahsuvaroğlu is both the Vice-Chairman of the Şahsuvaroğlu Automotive, Tourism and Insurance Group of Companies, and the General Manager of Şahsuvaroğlu Automotive.
Leading the Group’s efforts in the tourism industry, Şahsuvaroğlu added two city hotels, one in Budapest, Hungary, the other in Istanbul, to the group’s operations at the beginning of 2010.
Married with three children, Şahsuvaroğlu is fluent in English.