People: Akbank TAS (AKBNK.IS)

AKBNK.IS on Istanbul Stock Exchange

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21 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Suzan Sabanci Dincer

2008 Chairman of the Board, Executive Member of the Board

Erol Sabanci

76 2008 Honorary Chairman of the Board, Member of the Board, Consultant to the Board

Osman Sindel

2010 Vice General Manager - Payment Systems

Hayri Culhaci

2010 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Kemal Ozus

2007 Vice General Manager - Financial Coordination

Ozlen Sanibelli

Executive Vice President - Operation

Bulent Oguz

Executive Vice President - SME Banking

Turgut Guney

2011 Vice General Manager - Information Technologies

Sabri Binbasgil

2012 General Manager, Member of the Board

Ahmet Ayla

2007 Vice General Manager - Credits

Osman Galatali

2011 Vice General Manager - Private Banking

Cenk Gur

2011 Vice General Manager - Commercial and SME Banking

Hulya Kefeli

2007 Vice General Manager - International Banking

Orkun Oguz

Vice General Manager - Direct Banking

Ahmet Tozge

2010 Vice General Manager - Consumer Banking

Alper Yuksel

2011 Vice General Manager - Corporate Banking

Kerim Rota

50 2010 Vice General Manager - Treasury

Ozen Goksel

2011 Executive Member of the Board

Bade Sipahioglu Isik

2010 Vice General Manager- Human Resources

Eyup Engin

2007 Head of Internal Audit

James Cowles

58 Member of the Board

Aziz Demiray

2012 Member of the Board

Kaan Terzioglu

Member of the Board

S. Yaman Toruner

1998 Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board

Biographies

Name Description

Suzan Sabanci Dincer

Ms. Suzan Sabanci Dincer has been performing as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Board Member of Akbank T.A.S. since March 28, 2008. She also serves as Member of the Executive Risk, Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility Committees and Chairman of the Executive Management Committee of the Bank. Prior to her current post, she was acting as Executive Member of the Board of Akbank T.A.S., responsible for Asset Liability Management and Correspondent Relations. She was appointed as Division Head of the Bank’s Treasury Department in 1989, and promoted to Vice General Manager in charge of Treasury in 1994. Since 2000, Ms. Sabanci Dincer is authorized in all matters of the Bank. She holds an MBA degree from Boston University. Ms. Sabanci Dincer is also Luxembourg Honorary Consul, and Member of Blackstone International Advisory Board, Chatham House Board of Trustees, Institute of International Finance Board of Directors, Emerging Markets Advisory Board, Global Relations Forum Board of Directors, Forum Istanbul Advisory Board, National Bank of Kuwait International Advisory Board and Citigroup International Advisory Board.

Erol Sabanci

Mr. Erol Sabanci has been performing as Honorary Chairman of the Board of Directors, Board Member and Consultant to the Board of Akbank T.A.S. since March 28, 2008. He also serves as Chairman of the Credit Committee of the Bank. He is authorized in all matters of the Bank. He acted as Chairman of the Board from March 17, 1998 until his current appointment. He joined the Board of Directors of the Bank in 1967, as Vice Chairman. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Sabanci Holding. He previously served as Board Member of the Turkish Industrial Development Bank. Mr. Sabanci has a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Manchester College.

Osman Sindel

Mr. Osman Mehmet Sindel is performing as Vice General Manager of Akbank TAS responsible for Payment Systems. He previously worked at Citibank, Garanti Bank's Credit Card Marketing and Sales Divisions and as Personnel Financial Services of Marketing Group Head at HSBC. Mr. Sindel is a graduate of Bogazici University with Major in Business Administration.

Hayri Culhaci

Mr. Hayri Culhaci has been performing as Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Akbank TAS effective as of July 19, 2010. He is also Chairman of the Executive Risk, Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility and Audit Committees and Member of the Executive Management Committee of the Company. Prior to his current appointment he was performing as Executive Member of the Board from March 27, 2009, responsible for investor relations, corporate communications and social responsibility activities. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of the Bank responsible for Strategy and Corporate Communications between 1990 and May 30, 2008. Mr. Culhaci joined in 1990. Before joining Akbank, he served in various managerial positions in the Ministry of Finance. Mr. Culhaci is a graduate of the Faculty of Political Sciences and Economics at Ankara Universitesi, where he holds a Bachelors degree, and holds an MBA degree from Northeastern University in the United States.

Kemal Ozus

Mr. Kemal Atil Ozus has been performing as Vice General Manager, responsible for Financial Coordination, of Akbank T.A.S. since December 4, 2007. He is also Member of the Governance Committee of the Bank. He joined the Bank in November 2000, as Vice President in charge of Financial Control and Risk Management, and then was promoted to Senior Vice President. Prior to joining the Bank, he was performing as Audit Manager in Ernst&Young. Mr. Ozus is a graduate of Department of Business Administration of Bogazici Universitesi with a Bachelors degree.

Ozlen Sanibelli

Ms. Ozlen Sanibelli serves as Executive Vice President - Operation of Akbank TAS. She joined Akbank in January 2003 as Senior Vice President in charge of Branch Network Restructuring as part of the bank’s Restructuring Programme and later established the Quality Management department where Ms. Sanibelli served as Senior Vice President. Between 2007 and 2008, Ms. Sanibelli was in charge of the project management processes of Akbank Banking Center in Gebze. In addition to Quality Management responsibility, Ms. Sanibelli executed Process Management and contributed to improve operational efficiency of the Bank since 2009 prior to her appointment as Executive Vice President in charge of Operations in October 2013. Ms. Sanibelli graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Industrial Engineering department. She also holds an MBA degree in Engineering Management from the same university.

Bulent Oguz

Mr. Bulent Oguz is Executive Vice President of SME Banking at Akbank TAS. He joined Akbank as a Manager on March 2003. He served as Vice President and Senior Vice President of SME and Consumer Banking respectively. Mr. Oguz is a graduate of Middle East Technical University, Political Science and Public Administration and holds an Executive MBA degree from Sabanci University.

Turgut Guney

Mr. Turgut Guney is Vice General Manager of Information Technologies at Akbank TAS. Beginning his career as a systems analyst at the Development Bank of Turkey, he served as a senior advisor at Computer Task Group and Oracle Consulting in the U.S. and as an information technology director and executive vice president at TEB A.S. before joining Akbank. He is a graduate of Hacettepe University, Department of Computer Engineering and holds a Master of Sciences degree from Southern Illinois University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Computer Engineering.

Sabri Binbasgil

Mr. Sabri Hakan Binbasgil serves as Board Member and General Manager of Akbank T.A.S. He also serves as Member of the Executive Management, Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility, Credit and Executive Risk Committees of the Bank. He joined the Bank in October 2002, as Vice General Manager responsible for Change Management, and served in this post until his current appointment. Mr. Binbasgil began his career at Andersen Consulting, and later joined Pamukbank, where he served as Vice General Manager of Retail Banking. He also acted as Management Consultant in the London and Istanbul offices of Accenture, and as Chairman of the Consumer Credit Bureau. Mr. Binbasgil has performed on the Board of Directors of numerous organizations. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Bogazici Universitesi, and has an MBA degree in Management and Finance from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana in the United States.

Ahmet Ayla

Mr. Ahmet Fuat Ayla has been performing as Vice General Manager of Credits of Akbank T.A.S. since June 25, 2007. He is responsible for Corporate and Commercial Credits Approval of the Bank, as well as Retail Credits Approval, a responsibility he has taken over since November 19, 2008. Mr. Ayla joined the Bank as Corporate Branch Manager in 2002, and was appointed as Division Head of Corporate and Commercial Credits Approval Unit in 2005. He began his career as an Interbank MT, and later performed as Head of the Marketing Department in Finansbank and Marketing Manager in Osmanli Bank. Mr. Ayla has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Middle East Technical University.

Osman Galatali

Mr. Osman Saltik Galatali is Vice General Manager of Private Banking at Akbank TAS. He joined Akbank in November 2009 as Senior Vice President in charge of Private Banking Investment and Strategy and was appointed as Vice General Manager in July 2011. He began his career at the Istanbul Stock Exchange and before joining Akbank, he worked as Head of Sales and Marketing at TEB Asset Management, Chief Investment Officer at Varlik Investment Trust, and as fixed income fund manager at TEB Investments. He is a graduate of Istanbul University, Department of Economics and has an MBA degree in Investment Management and Banking from Adelphi University in the US.

Cenk Gur

Mr. Cenk Kaan Gur is performing as Vice General Manager of Akbank TAS responsible for Commercial and SME Banking. Mr. Gur had worked at various positions in Garanti Bank and left it as SME Marketing Coordinator. He graduated from Gazi Universitesi Department of Banking and Insurance. He is a member of Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK).

Hulya Kefeli

Ms. Hulya Kefeli has been Vice General Manager of International Banking of Akbank T.A.S. since July 30, 2007. She joined Akbank T.A.S. in 1983, and has held various positions in Foreign Relations and International Banking Divisions of the Bank. She received her Bachelors degree in Management Engineering from Istanbul Teknik Universitesi.

Orkun Oguz

Mr. Orkun Oguz is Vice General Manager of Direct Banking at Akbank TAS. He began his career working as a Marketing Analyst at FedEx in the United States and later as a Managing Partner at Peppers & Rogers Group, serving as Chief Executive Officer first of the EMEA region and finally of the U.S. office and providing consultancy on Banking and Financial Services. Mr. Oguz is a graduate of Bogazici University, Department of Mechanical Engineering and holds an MBA degree in Management from the University of Georgia in the US.

Ahmet Tozge

Mr. Ahmet Galip Tozge is performing as Vice General Manager of Consumer Banking of Akbank T.A.S. He joined the Bank in September 2002, as Senior Vice President in charge of Retail Banking Distribution Channels. Mr. Tozge was also Director on the Board of Ak Investment Securities Inc. Before joining Akbank T.A.S., he served as Executive Vice President in Citibank Turkey. Mr. Tozge received his Bachelors degree from the Faculty of Business Administration of Marmara Universitesi, and holds an MBA degree from University of Missouri.

Alper Yuksel

Mr. Alper Hakan Yuksel is Vice General Manager of Corporate Banking at Akbank TAS. He joined Akbank in March 14, 2011 as Vice General Manager in charge of Corporate Banking. Beginning his career at Interbank, he held various managerial positions such as Head of Corporate Banking of Citibank Bulgaria and Citibank Turkey and latest Head of Corporate Banking for Gulf Co-operation Council countries for Barclays Bank based in Dubai. He holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Middle East Technical University.

Kerim Rota

Mr. Kerim Rota is performing as Vice General Manager of Akbank TAS responsible for Treasury. He previously worked at Finansbank and Alternatifbank as Vice General Manager. Mr. Rota graduated from Gazi Universitesi with a BA degree in Civil Engineering in 1989.

Ozen Goksel

Mr. Ozen Goksel performs as Executive Board Member of Akbank T.A.S., effective December 15, 2011. He is also Members of Executive Management, Credit and Executive Risk Committees of the Company. He previously acted as Member of the Audit Committee of the Bank. He joined the Company in 1964 and was appointed as Vice General Manager in 1981. He served as Member of the Board of Directors and as General Manager of the Bank from 1994 until November 2000, and as Executive Board Member from November 2000 until his current appointment. He was also Vice Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors of Istanbul Stock Exchange. Mr. Goksel has a Bachelors degree.

Bade Sipahioglu Isik

Ms. Bade Sipahioglu Isik is performing as Vice General Manager of Akbank TAS responsible for Human Resources. She is also Member of the Governance Committee of the Bank. She joined Akbank in 2001 as Human Resources Planning Vice President. After serving as Human Resources and Organization Senior Vice President, she was appointed as Executive Vice President in charge of Human Resources in September 2010.Prior to joining the Company, she held varioud positions at Intertech, Garanti Bank, Humanitas A.S. and Osmanli Bank, in the field of human resources. Ms. Sipahioglu Isik is a graduate of Marmara University, Department of Public Relations and has a Masters degree in Business Management from Institut D'Etudes Politiques in Paris.

Eyup Engin

Mr. Eyup Engin has been performing as Head of Internal Audit of Akbank T.A.S. since July 30, 2007. He joined the Bank in 1978, as Assistant Internal Auditor. He served as Manager of the Treasury Department of the Bank until his appointment as Vice General Manager responsible for International Banking in 1996. Mr. Engin has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Middle East Technical University.

James Cowles

Mr. James Charles Cowles is Board Member of Akbank TAS. He is Citi’s Chief Executive Officer for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Cowles was Chief Operating Officer for EMEA and Head of Western Europe at Citi. He has also held the position of Head of Markets (EMEA), Global Head of Equities and Global Head of Equity Capital Markets (new issue product).

Aziz Demiray

Mr. Aziz Aykut Demiray is Board Member of Akbank TAS. He joined Akbank as a Member of the Board of Directors on March 1, 2012. He is also Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. Mr. Demiray began his career in 1979 at T. Isbank as an Assistant Internal Auditor and undertook various duties in several units and branches, finally serving as Deputy Chief Executive between 1998 and 2011. A graduate of the Business Administration Department of the Faculty of Administrative Sciences from Middle East Technical University, Mr. Demiray is a Founding Partner of his consulting company, serves as a Member of the Board of Trustees at Istanbul Culture University and is a member of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TUSIAD).

Kaan Terzioglu

Mr. Kaan Terzioglu is Board Member of Akbank TAS. He began his career at Arthur Andersen and Company in Istanbul as an auditor and financial consultant and moved into management consulting in Chicago and Brussels focusing on information technologies, information security and knowledge management from 1990 to 2000. Mr. Terzioglu worked for Cisco Systems for the last 12 years holding various executive responsibilities and serving in numerous international positions. A member of TUSIAD, he is a certified public accountant at the Istanbul Chamber of Certified Public Accountants and Sworn Financial Advisors. He is a graduate of Bosphorus University, department of Business Administration.

S. Yaman Toruner

Mr. S. Yaman Toruner has been performing as Independent Non-Executive Member of the Board of Akbank T.A.S. since March 1998. Having served as Member of the Parliament between 1995 and 1999, he also served as Minister of State in 1996. He was President of the Istanbul Stock Exchange between 1990 and 1994, and worked in various administrative positions in the Central Bank of Turkey from 1972 to 1990. Mr. Toruner has served as Governor of the Central Bank of Turkey. He has a Bachelors degree.
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