Ömür Gebeş was born in İstanbul. He had his earlier education in İstanbul. He moved to United States to complete his undergraduate degree. He was graduated from Department of Business Administration at Kennesaw State University, and he specialized in finance. He started his early carrier as financial analyst at UPS Logistics Group in Atlanta Georgia. After spending 5 years in United States he moved back to Turkey permanently and proceeded his career in Petrol Ofisi A.Ş. as Territory Manager. He held the positions of Investment Representative, Retail Sales Coordinator and District Manager respectively in OMV Petrol Ofisi A.Ş. He took significant roles at major projects with his high-level administrative experiences at sales, distribution and investment in oil sector. Ömür Gebeş has been the General Manager of Gümrük ve Turizm İşletmeleri Tic. A.Ş. since 2009. He is also the board member of GSMİT (Duty Free Store Operators and Suppliers Association in Turkey). He speaks English fluently, he is married and father of two children.