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Turk Telekomunikasyon AS (TTKOM.IS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mohammed Al Hariri

57 Chairman of the Board

Rami Aslan

44 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board

Kemal Madenoglu

52 2015 Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Murat Kirkgoz

2012 Chief Financial Officer

Kaan Sumer

2015 Chief Corporate Finance Officer, TTNET

Erkan Akdemir

CEO of the Consumer Business Unit, TTNET & CEO, Avea

Bahattin Aydin

Chief Human Resource Officer

Coskun Sahin

Chief Technology Officer

Ramazan Demir

44 2014 Chief Regulation Officer

Hakan Dursun

Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer

Dogan Cosgun

Chief Legal Officer

Mehmet Akarca

47 2014 CEO of the Corporate Business Unit, TTNET

Kaan Aktan

Chief Consumer Finance Officer, TTNET

Huseyin Balci

Chief Consumer Sales Officer, TTNET

Necdet Basar

Chief Corporate Marketing Officer, TTNET

Kadir Boysan

Chief Corporate Sales Officer, TTNET

Nazif Burca

48 2007 Head of Internal Audit

Cagri Donmez

Chief TV Officer, TTNET

Firat Er

Chief Business Planning Officer

Metin Erhan

2014 Chief Procurement and Vendor Management Officer

Dehsan Erturk

Chief Consumer Marketing Officer, TTNET

Abdurrahman Guvenlioglu

Chief Support Services Officer

Nimet Guventepe

2015 Chief Corporate Customer Care Officer, TTNET

Orcun Onat

2014 Chief Consumer Customer Care Officer, TTNET

Cemil Yildirim

Chief Administrative Affairs Officer, Avea

Yavuz Yildirim

2015 President of Wholesale Clients Business Unit

Nasser Al Nasser

44 2015 Member of the Board

Talat Aydin

55 Member of the Board

Mazen Chakra

40 Member of the Board

Hakam Kanafani

51 2013 Member of the Board

Cenk Serdar

48 Member of the Board

Abdullah Tivnikli

57 2008 Member of the Board

Yigit Bulut

44 Independent Member of the Board

Ibrahim Eren

36 2014 Independent Member of the Board

Fahri Kasirga

63 Independent Member of the Board

Onur Oz

Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs Senior Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mohammed Al Hariri

Mr. Mohammed Ahmad Mukhtar Al Hariri is performing as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Turk Telekomunikasyon A.S. He also acts as Member of the Governance Committee and Chairman of the Executive Management Committee of the Company. He previously served as Board Member of the Company until July 30, 2008, and was re-elected on November 14, 2008. He holds a BSc degree in Management Engineering from the University of Ottowa.

Rami Aslan

Mr. Rami Mohammed Zaki Aslan is Member of the Board of Turk Telekomunikasyon AS since June 23, 2011. He has been also Chief Executive Officer of the Company since December 2013. He is also Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He is also Board Member of The Mediterranean and Gulf Insurance Co PLC (Jordan) since February 15, 2010. He holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree in Finance and Information Systems and an MBA from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1993 and 1997, respectively. He served as Financial Consultant at AUJA Saudi Ltd since 2005. Mr. Aslan served as Vice Chairman of Citigroup in 1999 until 2005; Head of Financial Analysts at TD Bank of Canada in 1997 until 1999; Financial Analysts at Metlife Insurance Co in 1993 until 1995 and as Board Member at Cell C (Pty) Limited.

Kemal Madenoglu

Mr. Kemal Madenoglu has been Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS since February 19, 2015. In 1989, he started to work as Assistant Expert in the Social Planning Department at the State Planning Organization. From February 2003 to June 2009, he served as Director General for Social Sectors and Coordination. Between June 2009 and June 2011, he served as Undersecretary of the State Planning Organization. In June 2011, he was appointed as Undersecretary of the Ministry of Development. Alongside this job, in 2009, he began serving as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University, and as the Coordinator of the Istanbul Financial Center between 2009 and 2014. On October 17, 2014 he was appointed Undersecretary of the Turkish Prime Ministry, and remains in this position to date. He received his Bachelor’s degree in 1988 from the Sociology Department, Faculty of Science and Literature, Middle East Technical University (METU). In 1994 he earned his Master’s degree in Sociology at the University of Colorado.

Murat Kirkgoz

Mr. Murat Kirkgoz has been Chief Financial Officer at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS since October 9, 2012. He graduated from Bogazici University, Mechanical Engineering Department in 1996. He started his career at Koc Group in 1996. He joined Aria in 2001 and he served in various roles in finance department until merger of the company with Aycell forming Avea in 2004. He served as Budget & Control Director (2005) Interim Chief Financial Officer (2009) and Finance Transformation Director (2010) in Avea. Afterwards, he was transferred to Oger Telecom in 2011 as Deputy CFO, Group Financial Controller.

Kaan Sumer

Mr. Kaan Sumer has been Chief Corporate Finance Officer, TTNET at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS since February 16, 2015. He graduated from Bogazici Universitesi department of Political Science and International Relations in 1999 and obtained an Executive MBA degree from Bahcesehir University in 2012. He started his career in PriceWaterhouseCoopers in the advisory services unit. He left this company as Senior Advisor in 2003.

Erkan Akdemir

Mr. Erkan Akdemir is CEO of the Consumer Business Unit, TTNET & CEO, Avea of Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He graduated from Hacettepe Universitesi department of Electronics Engineering and obtained his Masters degree from Colorado University. Before joining Avea, he served in Cisco Systems as General Manager. He also served in Kablo Net as Chairman of the Board.

Bahattin Aydin

Mr. Bahattin Aydin is Chief Human Resource Officer at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He graduated from Bogazici Universitesi department of Psychology in 1997 and obtained his Masters degree in Human Resources in 1998. He started his career in UPS as Human Resources Executive in 1997. He assumed various positions in Yildiz Holding from 1998 to 2010. Mr. Aydin participated in Harvard Business School and INSEAD Leadership and Human Resources Management programs and obtained a Coaching Certificate from Coaching Training Institute.

Coskun Sahin

Dr. Coskun Sahin is Chief Technology Officer at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He graduated from Istanbul Teknik Universitesi department of Communications Engineering in 1987 and obtained his Masters degree from the same department in 1990 and his doctorate at Control Engineering in 1997. He served in Tubitak from 1991 to 1997 and was appointed as Vice General Manager at Avea in 2009.

Ramazan Demir

Dr. Ramazan Demir serves as Chief Regulation Officer of Turk Telekomunikasyon A.S. since 2014. He served as a Director of Yahoo! Marketplace Group. Dr. Demir graduated from Bilkent University Department of Industrial Engineering and he holds a Doctoral Degree from MIT, Sloan School of Management in Operational Research.

Hakan Dursun

Mr. Hakan Dursun is Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He was previously an Advisor of the Company's Chief Executive Officer. He started his career in the Boston Consulting Group's Istanbul office and moved on in its New York office. He served in Booz Allen Hamilton and Delta Partners. Mr. Dursun graduated from Bogazici Universitesi department of Industrial Engineering and obtained an MBA degree from the same university.

Dogan Cosgun

Mr. Dogan Cosgun is Chief Legal Officer at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He graduated from Istanbul Universitesi Faculty of Law in 1996 and obtained a Masters degree in Marmara Universitesi on International Law. He served in various Law Firms and at Yildiz Holding.

Mehmet Akarca

Mr. Mehmet Ali Akarca is CEO of the Corporate Business Unit, TTNET at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He holds Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Economics from the University of Nottingham and a MSc degree in Tourism and Marketing from the University of Surrey. He started his career at Koc Holding as a Management Trainee and held several management positions within the Group Companies. He acted as the General Manager of BookinTurkey.com (2001-2003); General Manager of Koc.net Telecom (2003-2011); Deputy General Manager of Koc Media Marketing (2011-2012).

Kaan Aktan

Mr. Kaan Aktan is Chief Consumer Finance Officer, TTNET at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He graduated from Galatasaray Lisesi and Bogazici Universitesi with a degree in Economics in 1995. He started his career in 1995 in Anadolu Group. He served in managerial positions in Pepsico-Pepsi Bottling Group, and Texas Pacific Group. He joined the Company in 2010.

Huseyin Balci

Mr. Huseyin Balci is Chief Consumer Sales Officer, TTNET at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He graduated from Anadolu Universitesi department of Finance with a Bachelors degree and started his career in 1997 at Yildiz Holding. He assumed various positions within Yildiz Holding, Atlas Gida Pazarlama, Rekor Gida Pazarlama and Merkez Gida Pazarlama. Most recently he acted as Commercial General Manager of Ulker Biskuvi AS.

Necdet Basar

Mr. Necdet Mert Basar is Chief Corporate Marketing Officer, TTNET of Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He graduated from Kadikoy Anadolu Lisesi and Istanbul Universitesi Faculty of Management and started his career in 1995 at Yaman Bilisim Dagitim. He served in Compaq and Hewlett Packard in the field of marketing and joined Turkcell later on.

Kadir Boysan

Mr. Kadir Boysan is Chief Corporate Sales Officer, TTNET at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He served at Avea between September 2009 and December 2014. He graduated from Middle East Technical University department of Industrial Engineering and obtained Master degrees from Imperial College, London School of Economics and Yale University. He started his career at Procter and Gamble as Brand Manager and then joined RJ Reynolds International.

Nazif Burca

Dr. Nazif Burca is Head of Internal Audit at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. After graduating from Ankara University, Department of Public Administration, he began working as a Trainee Public Accounts Controller at the Ministry of Finance. Later he continued his career as a Public Accounts Controller and Chief Controller. Dr. Burca received his MA degree in the area of Finance from Illinois University in USA. In 2003 he was appointed to Turk Telekom as Vice General Manager responsible for Finance. He continued working in this position until November 2006 and has continued his career as Head of Internal Auditing since 2007. In 2008 he completed his PhD in finance at Gazi University.

Cagri Donmez

Mr. Cagri Donmez serves as Chief TV Officer, TTNET at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He began his professional career as a consultant and then worked at Akbank. Before joining Turk Telekom Group, he was the Vice President of Marketing at Digiturk, where he spent eight years in various management positions. He graduated from Bogazici University, Department of Computer Engineering in 1997. He then earned his MBA, MIS and Master in Finance from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa.

Firat Er

Mr. Firat Yaman Er is Chief Business Planning Officer at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He graduated from Bogazici Universitesi department of Management and obtained an MBA degree from San Francisco State University. He served in Oger Telecom in business planning department. He started his career at Dogan Holding in 1997.

Metin Erhan

Mr. Metin Erhan serves as Chief Procurement and Vendor Management Officer at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS since April 30, 2014. He began his business career at Alcatel-Teletas as a software engineer; after completing his military service, he served in several international and domestic functions at the same firm (R&D, Sales Support, Project Management). He switched to Hewlett Packard as telecom projects manager in 2008. After working two years at Hewlett Packard, he started work as Procurement Director at Avea. He graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Electronics and Communication Engineering; then he obtained his Master’s degree in Controlling and Computer Engineering from the same university in 1993.

Dehsan Erturk

Mr. Dehsan Erturk is Chief Consumer Marketing Officer, TTNET at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He graduated from Marmara Universitesi department of Economics and obtained a Masters degree in Marketing from New York City University. He started his career in Procter and Gamble in 1998 as Client Manager and served in Ulker as Brand Manager.

Abdurrahman Guvenlioglu

Mr. Abdurrahman Guvenlioglu is Chief Support Services Officer at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He graduated from Bilkent Universitesi Faculty of Economics. He joined Turksat Uydu Haberlesme ve Kablo TV Isletme AS in 2005.

Nimet Guventepe

Ms. Nimet Guventepe has served as Chief Corporate Customer Care Officer, TTNET at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS since March 2015. She began her professional career as Customer Manager at Akbank. Later, she worked at Kapital Factoring as Portfolio Manager and Regional Manager, respectively. In 2003, she joined Turk Telekom Group as Sales Manager at Aycell Communication Services. Ms. Guventepe undertook important duties during the merger of Aycell and Aria, such as developing the sales and customer service processes and integrating the sales channels. After holding various management positions at both the retail and corporate sales departments of Avea, she joined AssisTT, a Turk Telekom Group company, as Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Management in 2014. She graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of City and Regional Planning in 1996. She then earned her MBA from Istanbul Bilgi University.

Orcun Onat

Mr. Orcun Onat has been Chief Consumer Customer Care Officer, TTNET at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He graduated from Middle East Technical University department of Industrial Engineering and started his career in 1995 at Migros AS R&D Specialist. He acted in various positions in Migros from there on. He also completed Executive MBA Program at Koc University.

Cemil Yildirim

Mr. Cemil Yildirim is Chief Administrative Affairs Officer, Avea at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He graduated from Marmara Universitesi department of Management. He previously worked at Izdas Dis Ticaret AS, Atermit Sanayi ve Ticaret AS, Belbim AS and Istac AS. He acted as Advisor of General Manager at Turkland Bank.

Yavuz Yildirim

Mr. Yavuz Yildirim has served as President of Wholesale Clients Business Unit at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS since April 2015. He began his professional career at Telsim Telekomunikasyon A.S. in 2002. He assumed various roles within the sales and marketing departments of Telsim, Nortel Networks Netas, and Vodafone, respectively. In 2009, he joined Turk Telekom as SME Sales Operations Manager and made significant contributions to the establishment of the SME Sales Channel. In November 2011, he was appointed to the position of Wholesale Director. He graduated from Uludag University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration in 1999.

Nasser Al Nasser

Mr. Nasser Sulaiman Al Nasser is Board Member of Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering. Mr. Al Nasser served in various positions in the Saudi sector of telecommunications and GSM network. He served as Vice General Manager of Operations at Etihad Etisalat (Mobily). He serves as Senior Vice President of Operations and Technology at Saudi Telecom since 2015.

Talat Aydin

Mr. Talat Aydin serves as Member of the Board at Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He received Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Erciyes University and his Master’s degree in Engineering from Gazi University. After working in the public sector as Engineer and Senior Engineer, he served as Auditor for the Prime Ministry’s High Auditing Board between April 2001 and April 2003. From May 2003 to July 2009, he was Director General of Land Transport at the Ministry of Transportation, and later served as Deputy Undersecretary from August 2009 to October 2011. Mr. Talat Aydin is currently Advisor of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, which was established on November 1, 2011.

Mazen Chakra

Mr. Mazen Abou Chakra is Board Member of Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He was also Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. He serves as executive member of the Board of Directors of Oger Telecom Limited, and acts as the Chief Legal Officer of the Company. He is also member of the Board of Directors of 3C Telecommunications PTY Limited and Cell C (Pty) Limited in South Africa and Argela Yazilim ve Bilisim Teknolojileri A.S.and Assist Rehberlik ve Müsteri Hizmetleri A.S. in Turkey. Mr. Chakra began his career as a trainee at the law firm DePardieu Brocas & Maffei in Paris before moving to the law firm Shearman & Sterling (Paris Office). Prior to joining Oger Telecom, he served as an associate at Nabil Abdel-Malek Law Offices in Beirut. Mr. Chakra is admitted to the Beirut Bar Association and holds a degree (Maitrise) in Law from Saint Joseph University in Beirut and a Masters in International Business Law from Paris I-Sorbonne University in Paris.

Hakam Kanafani

Mr. Hakam Kanafani is Board Member of Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He was also TT Group Chief Executive Officer until December 2013. He is a University Trustee Scholar and holds Beta Gamma Sigma honors from the United States. He is also Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. He graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.A. in Economics and a B.Sc. in Management Information Systems. He worked in the Apple Research Lab in College Park, Maryland and upon graduation he joined the Information Technology team based in Goddard Space Flight, NASA, Greenbelt, Maryland. He then moved to the Middle East as the Business Development Director for Egypt’s oldest running private holding company MM Sons Conglomerate. He spearheaded the conglomerate’s efforts to establish ICT enterprises. Then he was appointed CEO of Jawwal, Palestine's first private cellular network. Later he became Chief Operating Officer of the PalTel Group, where he led strategy, acquisitions and financial consolidation for the Group. He is currently a Non-Executive Director on the board of directors of TTNET, Argela, Assist, Innova and Sebit in Turkey and Cell C in South Africa. He also served on the board of directors of AVEA in 2007 and 2008. He wrote several papers on Information Communications Technology and International Management. He was featured in the Independent, Forbes magazine and other periodicals. In 2005, he was named as one of the 100 most influential figures in the Arab Word.

Cenk Serdar

Mr. Cenk Serdar is Board Member of Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He is also Vice General Manager of Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri. Mr. Serdar graduated from Bilkent Universitesi with a Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering and obtained an MBA degree from the Wharton School. He is also Member of the Governance Committee.

Abdullah Tivnikli

Mr. Abdullah Tivnikli is Board Member of Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He is also Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. After getting his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Istanbul Technical University, he completed a business master’s program at the same university on Business. Following his involvement, upon invitation by the public authority, in the development of the legal infrastructure for the participation banking model in Turkey, he actively took part in the establishment of Albaraka Turk Participation Bank. He was a member and subsequently the vice chairman of the Board of Directors of Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank.

Yigit Bulut

Mr. Yigit Bulut is Independent Board Member of Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. Throughout his career, he has acted as Advisor to the President of Republic, economist, financial analyst, banker and journalist. He served in Kanal 6, Kanal E, CNN Turk, Radikal, Vatan and Referans newspapers. He graduated from Galatasaray Lisesi and obtained his Banking and Finance degree from Bilkent University. He is Member of the Audit Committee of the Company.

Ibrahim Eren

Mr. Ibrahim Eren is Independent Board Member of Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He is Chairman of Audit and Governance Committees of the Company. He graduated from Bogazici Universitesi department of International Relations and Political Science in 2004. He started his career in 2002 while still studying. He founded Who Pictures in 2005 and obtained a Masters degree in Media Management from Westminster University in 2010.

Fahri Kasirga

Mr. Fahri Kasirga is Independent Board Member of Turk Telekomunikasyon AS. He graduated from Istanbul Universitesi Faculty of Law in 1977 and started his career as an Intern of Candidate Judge in Rize in 1978. He was appointed Hope District Attorney in 1979. He served in various cities of Turkey as district attorney from then on. He was appointed as Independent Minister of Justice in 2007 due to general elections.

Onur Oz