Hüseyin AYDIN – Chairman of the Board
Hüseyin Aydın graduated from the Faculty of Economics at Ankara Academy of Economics and Commercial Sciences in 1981. Starting his career as the Deputy Inspector at Ziraat Bank, Mr. Aydin managed different units at Ziraat Bank until March 27th, 2003. After having successively held the positions of the Executive Director at Halk Bank, the Member of the Board at Pamukbank and the Deputy Chairman at Ziraat Bank; he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Halk Bank between May 31, 2005, and July 14, 2011. Mr. Aydın, who has been the Chief Executive Officer of Ziraat Bank since July 15, 2011, is also the Chairman of the Board of the Turkish Banks Association. Hüseyin Aydın was also assigned as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Ziraat Bank as of February 18, 2015.
Yusuf DAĞCAN – Vice Chairman of the Board
Yusuf Dağcan graduated from Eskişehir Academy of Economics and Commercial Sciences. He was in the positions of the Assistant Inspector, the Inspector and the Branch Manager at Vakıflar Bank T.A.O. (Türkiye Vakıflar Bankası TAO) between 1977 and 2001. He worked as the Member of the Board of TAIB Investment Bank (TAİB Yatırım Bank A.Ş.) between September 5, 2007 and June 30, 2008. Mr. Dağcan having been the Member of the Audit Committee at T. Halk Bank A.Ş. between March 27, 2003 and April 18, 2012 also served respectively as the Chairman of the Board of Halk Leasing A.Ş. (Halk Finansal Kiralama A.Ş.) and the Member of the Board of of Halk Bank A.D., Skopje operating in Macedonia, and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Arab Turkish Bank (Arap Türk Bankası A.Ş.). Continuing his works as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Ziraat Bank since April 2012, Mr. Dağcan is also the Member of the Credit Committee of Ziraat Bank and the Member of the Supervisory Board at Ziraat Bank Bosnia d.d. He has been serving as the Vice Chairman of the Board at our Bank since February 18 th, 2015.
Metin ÖZDEMİR – General Manager – Member of the Board
Metin Özdemir graduated from the Istanbul University, School of Business Administrationin 1990. Currently, he is doing a master’s degree in Marmara University, Institute Research of Middle East and Islamic Countries, the Economy Department. Metin Özdemir entered his profession in Kuveyt-Turk Finans Kurumu A.Ş in 1992 and continued his career as a manager in retail industry starting from 1996. Mr. Özdemir has served as the Member of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Council between 2004 and 2014. Besides the fact that Özdemir keeps working as the Board Member at Ziraat Bank as of April 2012, he also carries out the duties of Ziraat Bank Pricing Committee membership and Credit Committee substitute membership. Mr. Özdemir, who is serving as the member of the Board at Ziraat Participation Bank since February 18, 2015 was appointed as the General Director of the Ziraat Katılım Bankası A.Ş. on June 12, 2017. In addition, serving as the Member of the Board and continuing to work in the Surveillance and the Pricing Committees of our Bank, Özdemir is also carrying out the task as the Chairman of the Credit Committee starting from July 25, 2017.
Feyzi ÇUTUR – Member of the Board
Feyzi Çutur graduated from the Department of Banking of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Gazi University in 1983. He completed his postgraduate degree at Department of Business Administration of Social Sciences Institution, Beykent University in 2016. He has TÜRMOB Independent Accountant and Financial Advisor and KGK Independent Auditor certificates. After working as the Accounting and Finance Manager in various private sector companies between 1977-1990, he served as General Accounting Manager at Bayındır Menkul Kıymetler A.Ş. between 1990-1998, respectively as Financial Affairs and Operation Manager, Deputy General Manager and General Manager at Eti Yatırım A.Ş. (Eti Investment) between 1998-2010. He worked as Fund Board member at various Investment Funds of Eti Yatırım and Etibank and served as a Mamber of the Board at İktisat Yatırım A.Ş. (İktisat Investment) in 2006. He worked as a Member of the Board at Arap Türk Bankası A.Ş. (Arab Turkish Bank) and the Bank’s subsidiary A&T Finansal Kiralama A.Ş. (A&T Leasing) on behalf of TMSF from July 2011 through March 2012. He started serving as a Member of the Board at T.R. Ziraat Bank A.Ş. as of April 2012. He is currently working as a Member of the Board, Credit Committee and Audit Committee members at Ziraat Participation Bank A.Ş. and as a Member of the Board at Ziraat Bank BH d.d.
Cemalettin BAŞLI – Member of the Board
Cemalettin Başlı graduated from Hacettepe University, Business Management Department in 1981. He started his career as the Air Traffic Controller at State Airports Authority. Mr. Başlı served respectively as the Deputy Financial Analyst at Vakıfbank between 1984 and 1985, as the Supervisor and the Credit and the Foreign Exchange Administrator at Garanti Bank between 1985 and 1991, as the Branch Manager at Albaraka Türk A.Ş. between 1991 and 1998, as the Credits and Head Branch Manager at Family Finans A.Ş. between 1998 and 2002, as the Deputy General Manager at Haliç Leasing (Haliç Finansal Kiralama A.Ş.) between 2004 and 2006, as the Deputy General Manager at Ziraat Bank-Moscow between 2009 and 2012, as the Member of the Board and the General Manager at Cyprus Faisal Islamic Bank between 2012 and 2014. He has been carrying on his works as the Member of the Board at Ziraat Bank since June 2014. Since February 18, 2015, he has been carrying out his duties as the Member of the Board, the Member of the Credit Committee and the Member of the Surveillance Committee of our Bank.
Salim ALKAN – Member of the Board
Salim Alkan graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Business Administration Department. He carried on his works mainly as the Supervisor, the Branch and Section Manager, the Deputy General Manager at various banks since 1971. He served as the Vice Chairman, the Presidential Advisor of Savings Deposit Insurance Fund, and as the General Manager, the Member of the Board and the Chairman of the Board at the banks within the fund between 2005 and 2010. In addition, he served as the Member of the Board at T.Halk Bank A.Ş. and as the Member of the Board at Halk Real Estate Investment Company (Halk Gayrimenkul Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş.) and Halk Investment Securities (Halk Yatırım Menkul Değerler A.Ş.) between May 24, 2010 and April 18 2012. He has started serving as the Member of the Board at Ziraat Bank since April 2012. Moreover, he is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Ziraat Bank BH d.d. In addition to his Board membership, he has been serving as the Corporate Management and Remuneration Committee at our Bank since 18 February 2015 and as the Substitute Member of the Credit Committee.