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, Member of the Board at Pamukbank and 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 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 held the positions of Assistant Inspector, Inspector and the Branch Manager at T. Vakıflar Bankası T.A.O.between 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 a 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 as Member of the Board of Halkbank A.D., Skopje operating in Macedonia, and as Vice Chairman of the Board of Arab Turkish 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 Member of the Supervisory Board at Ziraat Bank Bosnia d.d. He has been serving as the Vice Chairman of the Board at our Bank since February 18 th, 2015 and as member of Corporate Management Committee since May 14th 2019.
Metin ÖZDEMİR – General Manager – Member of the Board
Metin Özdemir graduated from the Istanbul University, School of Business Administration in 1990. Metin Özdemir started his banking career in Kuveyt Turk Finans Kurumu A.Ş. in 1992 and continued as a manager in retail industry from 1996 onwards. Mr. Özdemir has served as Member of Municipal Council of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality between 2004 and 2014. Mr. Özdemir served as Member of the Board, member of Wage Determination Committee and as substitute member at the Credit Committee at Ziraat Bank from April 2012 until 27 May 2019. Mr. Özdemir, who is serving as a member of the Board at Ziraat Participation Bank since February 18, 2015 was appointed as General Director of Ziraat Participation Bank on June 12, 2017. Further to serving as a Member of the Board and continuing to work in the Wage Determination Committees of our Bank, Özdemir is also Chairman of the Credit Committee since July 25, 2017. Furthermore he is Chairman of the Participation Banks Association of Turkey and the Chairman of the Board of ADFIMI.
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 General Accounting Manager at Bayındır Menkul Kıymetler A.Ş. between 1990 and 1998, respectively as the Financial Affairs and Operation Manager, Deputy General Manager and General Manager at Eti Yatırım A.Ş.- between 1998 and 2010. He worked as Fund Board Member and Fund Board Chairman Furthermore he is Chairman of the Participation Banks Association of Turkey and 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 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 Member of the Board at Ziraat Bank as of April 2012. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors, the Credit Committee and the Audit Committee at Ziraat Participation Bank; and of the Board of Directors at Ziraat Bank 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 Vakıf Bank between 1984 and 1985, as the Supervisor and Credit and the Foreign Exchange Administrator at Garanti Bank between 1985 and 1991, as Branch Manager at Albaraka Türk Participation Bank between 1991 and 1998, as Credits and Head Branch Manager at Family Finans between 1998 and 2002, as Deputy General Manager at Haliç Finansal Kiralama A.Ş. between 2004 and 2006, as Deputy General Manager at Ziraat Bank Moscow between 2009 and 2012, as Member of the Board and General Manager at Faisal Islam Bank of Kıbrıs (FIB) between 2012 and 2014. He has been carrying on his works as Member of the Board at Ziraat Bank since June 2014. Since February 18, 2015, he has been carrying out as the duties of Member of the Board, Member of the Credit Committee and Member of the Surveillance Committee of our Bank.
Mahmut KAÇAR – Member of the Board
He is graduated from Harran University Faculty of Engineering Department of Environmental Engineering in 1999. He became Vice Chairman of Sağlık-Sen which is a part of Memur-Sen Confederation between 2002-2008, Chairman of Sağlık-Sen between 2008-2011 and General Secretary of Memur -Sen between 2011-2018, after serving as Member of Parliament representing the province of Şanlıurfa for the 24th and 26th terms, Kaçar is a member of the Board of Directors of our Bank since June 2019. Furthermore, since August 2018 he is also Member of the Board of Directors at Ziraat Bank., Ziraat Hayat ve Emeklilik A.Ş and Ziraat Sigorta A.Ş.