Senior Management

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Metin Özdemir
Metin ÖZDEMİR
General Manager

He graduated from İstanbul University, Faculty of Business Administration in 1990. Metin Özdemir started his professional life at Kuveyt-Türk Finans Kurumu A.Ş. in 1992 and continued his career as a manager in the retail sector since 1996.

Özdemir was on duty as a Member of İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality Council between 2004-2014. From April 2012 to May 27, 2019, he served as the Member of the Board of Directors, Member of Remuneration Committee and associate member of Credit Committee at Ziraat Bankası. Özdemir, who has been a member of Ziraat Katılım Bankası Board of Directors since February 18th, 2015, was appointed as the General Manager of Ziraat Katılım Bankası A.Ş. on June 12th, 2017. Özdemir, who was on duty in Board of Directors and the Remuneration Committee of our Bank, has also been serving as the Chairman of the Credit Committee since July 25th, 2017. He also serves as the President of Banks Association of Turkey and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of ADFIMI.

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Temel Tayyar Yeşil
Temel Tayyar YEŞİL
Deputy General Manager for Marketing

He was born in Samsun in 1971. He graduated from Department of Economics of FEAS of Erciyes University. He started his banking career in 1998 as Assistant Specialist at Pamukbank T.A.Ş. Later, he worked for Halkbank as an officer and manager in Loans and Project Evaluation Departments.

Between 2010 and 2012, he was on duty as Kayseri Commercial Branch Manager. He served as Head of Department of Entrepreneurial Loans Allocation and Management of in 2012 and as Regional Coordinator in 2016 at Ziraat Bankası. On 18.07.2017, he was appointed as deputy general manager for Marketing of Ziraat Katılım Bankası A.Ş. and he still continues his duty.

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Osman Karakütük
Osman KARAKÜTÜK
Deputy General Manager for Treasury Management and International Banking

He was born in Ankara in 1975. He graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences in 1998. He completed his Master's Degree at Sakarya University. He served as a Civil Servant in General Directorate of Banking of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey between 1998-1999.

Having started his career as an Assistant Inspector at Ziraat Bank in 1999, Karakütük served as Inspector, Chief Inspector, Deputy Head of Board of Inspectors, Branch Manager, İzmir 1st Regional Manager, Head of Branch Operations Department, Head of Channel Management Department respectively. On 15.08.2017, he was appointed as Deputy General Manager for Financial Coordination and Human Resources of Ziraat Katılım Bankası A.Ş. as of 23.08.2017, he continues his duty as Deputy General Manager for Treasury Management and International Banking at Ziraat Katılım Bankası A.Ş.

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Mehmet Said Gül
Mehmet Said GÜL
Deputy General Manager for Information Technologies and Operational Transactions

He was born in Kahramanmaraş in 1973. He graduated from Hacettepe University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Computer Engineering in 1995. In 1997, he started his banking career as a software developer at Anadolu Finans Kurumu. After serving as a systems analyst and software development service manager, he resumed his position as Software Development Manager of Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası A.Ş. in 2006.

He has worked as Information Systems Coordination Manager since 2009. In 2014, he took part in the establishment phase of Ziraat Katılım Bankası, and he served as a Consultant at Ziraat Bankası and as the Head of Information Technologies Department at Ziraat Katılım Bankası A.Ş. respectively. In 2015, he was appointed as Head of Information Technologies and Operational Transactions Group. As of 23.08.2017, he resumes his position as Deputy General Manager for Information Technologies and Operations at Ziraat Katılım Bankası A.Ş.

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Önder Kırman
Önder KIRMAN
Deputy General Manager of Credit Allocation and Management

He was born in Afyonkarahisar in 1972. He graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration. He started his banking career at Ziraat Bank in 1999 as a Service Assistant. He served as Internal Controller between 2001-2008. Between 2008 and 2015, he worked as Agricultural, SME Commercial Marketing Director, Business Administration Department and Credit Allocation Manager.

He joined our Bank in May 2015 as the Head of the Operations Center Department. In April 2016, He was appointed as the Head of Corporate and Entrepreneurial Loans Allocation and Management 1 Department. He has been working as Deputy General Manager of Credit Allocation and Management since 30.06.2021.

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Suat Tüccar
Suat TÜCCAR
Head of Strategy Planning and Human Resources Group

He was born in 1974 in Istanbul. He graduated from Gazi University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Public Administration. He started his career in 2000 by completing the Dışbank Commercial Marketing MT program. He worked as portfolio manager in Mercan, Bayrampaşa and European Corporate Branches in the same bank, respectively.

After the merger of Fortis and Türkiye Ekonomi Bankası, He worked as Bayrampaşa Mega Center and Güneşli Branch Manager and joined Ziraat Katılım Bankası A.Ş. on 02.05.2016. He started to work as a Service Manager at the Corporate and Entrepreneurial Marketing Department. He was appointed as Head of Human Resources Department on 23.03.2017. He was appointed as the Head of Strategy Planning and Human Resources Group on 10.02.2021 and continues his duty.

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Mustafa Kürşat Çetin
Mustafa Kürşad Çetin
Head of Marketing Management Group

He was born in Yozgat in 1979. He graduated from Selcuk University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Economics. He completed his master's degree in Istanbul University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Banking. He started his career at Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası, Headquarters, Leasing Service in 2003.

Since 2005, he worked in different titles in Corporate Marketing at the Osmanbey, Beylikdüzü and İkitelli Branches of the same Bank in Istanbul. Between 2012 and 2015, He served as the Manager of Türkiye Finans Nişantaşı Branch. With the establishment of Ziraat Katılım Bankası in 2015, He continued to work as İkitelli Branch Manager. He worked as Head of Entrepreneurial Marketing Department in January 2016 and then Head of Corporate and Entrepreneurial Marketing 2 Department. While He was working as Branch Banking and Sales Management 2 Department Head in May 2019, He was appointed as Marketing Management Group Head on 10.02.2021.

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Seher Elif Ekici
Seher ELİF EKİCİ
Head of Credit Policies and Risk Liquidation Group

She was born in İstanbul in 1981. She graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of Business Administration, Department of Business Administration. She completed her associate degree from Anadolu University Faculty of Theology. She is doing her master's degree in Islamic Economics and Finance at Marmara University. She received the SMMM certificate in 2009. She started her professional career at KPMG Independent Audit firm in 2003.

She has served as auditor between 2003-2004 and started her banking career in 2005 in the Financial Control service of Anadolu Finans Kurumu, affiliated to the Financial Affairs Department. She took part in the merger studies of Anadolu Finans Kurumu and Family Finans Kurumu. Since 2007, she worked in the Risk Management Center of Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası with the titles of Expert, Director and Manager, respectively, until 2015. She started to work as a Manager at Ziraat Bank on 03.02.2015 and took part in the establishment phase of Ziraat Katılım Bankası. On 23.06.2015, Ziraat Katılım Bankası A.Ş. She was appointed as the Head of Risk Management Department. As of 23.08.2017, She resumes her position as Head of Credit Policies and Risk Liquidation Group.