Metin ÖZDEMİR - Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors
He was graduated from the Istanbul University, School of Business Administration in 1990. Currently, he is doing a master’s degree in the Economy Department of the Marmara University, Institute Research of Middle East and Islamic Countries. Metin Özdemir has entered his profession in the year of 1992 in Kuveyt-Turk Finans Kurumu A.Ş and continued his career as a manager in retail industry starting from 1996. Özdemir has served as the Member of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Council between the years of 2004-2014. Keep working as the Board Member in the Ziraat Bank since April 2012, Özdemir also carries out the duties of Ziraat Bank Pricing Committee Membership and Credit Committee substitute membership. Özdemir, who is serving as a member of the Board of Ziraat Participation Bank since 18 February 2015, has been appointed as the General Director of the Ziraat Katılım Bankası A.Ş. on June 12, 2017. Besides serving as the Board Member and continuing to work in the Surveillance and Pricing Committees of our Bank, Özdemir is also carrying the task of the Presidency of the Credit Committee starting from the date of July 25, 2017.
Temel Tayyar YEŞİL – Vice President in Charge of Marketing
Temel Tayyar Yeşil was born in 1971 in Samsun. He is graduated from the Economy Department at Erciyes University’s Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. He started his banking career in Pamukbank T.A.Ş as an assistant specialist in 1998. Then he served in the Project Appraisal and Credits departments of Turkey Halkbank Inc. under the titles of manager and authority. He worked as the Manager of Kayseri Commercial Branch between the years 2010-2012. He served in Ziraat Bank as the Chief of the Department of Allotment and Management of the Entrepreneur Credits in 2012, and Regional Coordinator in 2016. On 18.07.2017, he is appointed Vice President in charge of Marketing at Ziraat Participation Bank Inc., and he continues his duty.
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.
Osman - KARAKÜTÜK Deputy General Manager of the Financial Coordination and Human Resources
He was born in 1975 in Ankara. He graduated from the Faculty of Political Sciences at Ankara University. 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 the years 1998 and 1999. Starting to work at Ziraat Bank as an Assistant Inspector in 1999, Karakütük served as respectively; Inspector, Chief Inspector, Vice President of Inspection Board, Branch Manager, Director of İzmir 1st Region, Department Head of Branch Operations and Department Head of Channel Management. He is appointed as the Deputy General Manager of the Financial Coordination and Human Resources of Ziraat Participation Bank Inc. on 15.08.2017 and continues to perform his 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.