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 Halkbank, the Member of the Board at Pamukbank and the Deputy Chairman at Ziraat Bank; he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Halkbank 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 The Banks Association of Turkey. 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 VakıfBankbetween 1977 and 2001. He worked as the Member of the Board of TAİB Yatırım Bank A.Ş. (Now: PASHA Yatırım Bankası A.Ş.) between September 5, 2007 and June 30, 2008. Mr. Dağcan having been the Member of the Audit Committee at Halkbank between March 27, 2003 and April 18, 2012 also served respectively as the Chairman of the Board of Halk Leasing Finansal Kiralama A.Ş. and the Member of the Board of of Halkbank A.D., Skopje operating in Macedonia, and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Arab Turkish Bank (now A&T Bank). 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 ZiraatBank 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. (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 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.
Feyzi ÇUTUR – Member of the Board
Feyzi Çutur graduated from Gazi University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Banking in 1983. He completed his postgraduate degree at Beykent University, Department of Business Administration of Social Sciences Institution in 2016. He has obtained 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 and 1990, he served as the General Accounting Manager at Bayındır Menkul Kıymetler A.Ş. between 1990 and 1998, respectively as the Financial Affairs and Operation Manager, the Deputy General Manager and the General Manager at Eti Yatırım A.Ş.- between 1998 and 2010. He worked as the Fund Board Member at various Investment Funds of Eti Yatırım A.Ş. and Etibank and served as the Member of the Board at İktisat Yatırım Menkul Değerler A.Ş. in 2006. He worked as the Member of the Board at Arab Turkish Bank and the Bank’s subsidiary A&T Leasing on behalf of The Savings Deposit Insurance Fund (SDIF) between July 2011 and March 2012. He started serving as the Member of the Board at Ziraat Bank as of April 2012. He is currently the member of the Board of Directors, the Credit Committee and the Audit Committee at Ziraat Participation Bank ; and of the Board of Directors at ZiraatBank BH d.d.as well.
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 General Directorate of 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 Participation Bank between 1991 and 1998, as the Credits and Head Branch Manager at Family Finans (now: Türkiye Finans Participation Bank) between 1998 and 2002, as the Deputy General Manager at Haliç Finansal Kiralama A.Ş. between 2004 and 2006, as the Deputy General Manager at Ziraat Bank Moscow JSC between 2009 and 2012, as the Member of the Board and the General Manager at Faisal Islam Bank of Kıbrıs (FIB) 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 Halkbank and as the Member of the Board at Halk Real Estate Investment Trust and Public Investment Securities Inc. 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.