Metin ÖZDEMİR - Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors
Metin Özdemir graduated from the Faculty of Business Administration, Istanbul University in 1990. He is currently continuing his postgraduate degree in the Economics Department at Marmara University, Institute of Middle East Researches. He started his career at Kuveyt-Türk Finans Kurumu A.Ş. in 1992, and worked as a manager in the wholesale sector as of 1996. Mr. Özdemir was a Council Member at Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality between the years 2004 and 2014. He has been carrying on his works as a Member of the Board at Ziraat Bank since April 2012 and also he is serving as a member of the Remuneration Committee and Credit Committee member at Ziraat Bank. Since 18 February 2015, he is a Member of the Board and is working at the Audit and Remuneration Committees at our Bank and also he is a substitute member of Credit Committee. Having carried out his duty as a Member of Board of our Bank since 18 February 2015, Özdemir is assigned as the CEO of Ziraat Participation Bank on 12 June 2017.
Tahir DEMİRKIRAN – Loan Allocation and Management Deputy General Manager
Tahir Demirkıran graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Economics, Department of Economics in 1967. He started his banking career as the Assistant Financial Analysis and Intelligence Specialist at Pamukbank in 1995. He worked as the Specialist and Loans Service Director. And then, having worked as the Department Director of Financial Analysis and Loans and Commercial Branch Director and Head of Commercial Loans Department at Halk Bank; and Member of the Board of Directors at Halk Leasing; Demirkıran became the Retail Loans Allocation and Management Group Manager at Ziraat Bank in 2015. On 12.02.2016, he was appointed as the Loans Allocation and Management Deputy General Manager at Ziraat Participation Bank.
Hakan AYDOĞAN – Deputy General Manager in charge of Financial Coordination and Human Resources-
Born in 1979, in Ankara. Graduated from the Middle East Technical University, Department of Political Science and Public Administration. He has taken office in 2004, at Halk Bank, as an Inspector. After working as the Department Manager of Commercial Loans in 2009 and the Branch Manager at various Branches, is assigned as the Head of the Department of Foreign Transactions and Operations in 2013. Appointed to Ziraat Katılım Bankası A.Ş. on February 18, 2015, and held office as the Deputy General Manager in charge of Operational Processes and Deputy General Manager in charge of Marketing, respectively. Assigned as the Deputy General Manager in charge of Financial Coordination and Human Resources as of 19.04.2016 and is still carrying out the duty.
Mehmet Said GÜL – Group President of the Information Technologies and Operational Processes
Born in Kahramanmaraş in 1973, Mehmet Said Gül has been graduated from the Hacettepe University’s Department of Computer Engineering in 1995. Gül’s banking career has started in Anadolu Finans Kurumu in 1997 and he served as the Coordination Manager of the Information Systems for many years in the Turkey Finance Participation Bank that was founded in consequence of the merging with the Family Finance of the same bank. Appointed to the Ziraat Bank as a consultant in 2014, Gül has taken charge in the foundation phase of the Ziraat Participation Bank starting from the opening date of it, and appointed as the Group President of the Information Technologies and Operational Processes in October, 2015.