Metin ÖZDEMİR - General Manager and Member of the Board of Directors
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. (Kuveyt Türk) in 1992 and continued his career as a manager in retail industry starting from 1996. Mr. Özdemir has served as the Member of the Municipal Council of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality 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 Participation Bank 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.
Temel Tayyar YEŞİL – Deputy General Manager - Marketing Director
Temel Tayyar Yeşil was born in 1971 in Samsun. He graduated from Erciyes University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Economics. He started his banking career in Pamukbank as the Assistant Specialist in 1998. Then he served in the Project Appraisal and Credits departments of Halkbank under the titles of manager and authority. He worked as the Manager of Kayseri Commercial Branch between 2010 and 2012. He served as the Chief of the Department of Allotment and Management of the Entrepreneur Credits at Ziraat Bank in 2012, and the Regional Coordinator in 2016. Lastly, he has been working as the Vice Chairman Marketing Director at Ziraat Participation Bank since July 18, 2017
Tahir DEMİRKIRAN – Deputy General Manager - Loans Allocation and Management
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 the Intelligence Specialist at Pamukbank in 1995. He worked as the Specialist and the Loans Service Director. And then, having worked respectively as the Department Director of the Financial Analysis and Loans and the Commercial Branch Director and the Head of Commercial Loans Department at Halkbank; and the Member of the Board of Directors at Halk Leasing Finansal Kiralama A.Ş. Demirkıran became the Retail Loans Allocation and Management Group Manager at Ziraat Bank in 2015. On February 12, 2016, he was appointed as the Deputy General Manager of the Loans Allocation and Management at Ziraat Participation Bank.
Osman KARAKÜTÜK - Deputy General Manager - Treasury and Internal Operations
Osman Karakütük was born in 1975 in Ankara. He graduated from Ankara University, the Faculty of Political Sciences. He completed his postgraduate degree at Sakarya University. He worked as an officer at the General Directorate of Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey between 1998 and 1999. Having started to work at Ziraat Bank as the Assistant Inspector in 1999, Karakütük served as respectively; the Inspector, the Chief Inspector, the Vice Chairman of the Inspection Board, the Branch Manager, the Director of İzmir 1st Region, the Department Head of the Branch Operations and the Department Head of the Channel Management. He was appointed as the Deputy General Manager of the Financial Coordination and Human Resources of Ziraat Participation Bank on August 15, 2017 and continues to perform his duty. He continues to work as the Assistant General Manager of the Treasury and Internal Operations at Ziraat Participation Bank as of August 23, 2017.
Mehmet Said GÜL – Deputy General Manager - Information Technology and Operation
Born in Kahramanmaraş in 1973, Mehmet Said Gül graduated from the Hacettepe University, 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 Turkiye Finance Participation Bank founded as a result of its merge with the Family Finance. Appointed to the Ziraat Bank as a consultant in 2014, Gül took charge of the foundation phase of the Ziraat Participation Bank from scratch, and appointed as the Group President of the Information Technologies and Operational Processes in October, 2015. He has been serving as the Assistant General Manager of Information Technology and the Operation of Ziraat Participation Bank since August 23, 2017.