Ayhan Şahin was born in 1964 and graduated from Istanbul Technical University Electrical and Electronics Engineering department in 1986. He has 2 children. Ayhan Şahin, who started his career by making lighting and interior installation project drawings in 1986, completed his English and Business Administration Training in the UK between 1988-1990. He successfully served as the Acting Regional Sales Manager at Merlin Gerin firm between 1990 and 1994.

Ayhan Şahin is one of the founding partners of Kontek Otomasyon which have been serving in Izmir at Industrial Automation and Product Sales industry since 1994. With the consolidation of Kontek companies in 2004 together with his membership in the Board of Directors, his success in active duties within the company, he has made a significant contribution to the current status of Kontek Otomasyon A.Ş.. Ayhan Şahin, who has shared his experience with all the teams since the beginning of his career, has continued his work in the industry for more than 25 years in Kontek Enerji, and currently serving as Deputy Chief Executive Officer responsible for Contracting Business Development and Human Resources and Administrative Affairs.