Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kırman is a graduate of Ankara University, Faculty of Law. He holds a master’s degree in EU Competition Law, and Ph.D. in Commercial Law from Ankara University where he became Professor in Public Finance/Tax Law and served as a Faculty Member, Division Head, Head of the Finance Department and Institute Director. He also served as a faculty member at the Galatasaray University, Faculty of Law. Kırman started his career at İşbank in 1982, where he held various positions in banking and insurance operations. He served as Chairman and Board Member in several prominent companies, foremost amongst them being Işbank, Milli Reasürans T.A.Ş. and Petrol Ofisi A.Ş. Prof. Dr. Kırman served Şişecam Group as Chairman between 2006 and 2008, as Chairman and Managing Director between 2008 and 2011 and he became the Vice Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer of Şişecam Group in April 2011. He also serves on TEPAV’s Board of Trustees and Board of Directors, BTHE’s and IAV’s and ICC Turkish National Committee’s Board of Directors, and the Turkish Shooting and Hunting Federation’s Board of Directors and Board of Legal Affairs. Prof. Dr. Kırman is the author of a large number of publications, including 12 books and numerous articles.
Dr. Reha Akçakaya is a graduate of Boğaziçi University, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sci. at the same university. Mr. Akçakaya completed his second M.Sci. in Alfred University, Department of Glass Science and Technology in the U.S.A. He completed his Ph.D. in Marmara University, Department of Engineering Management, and completed the Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School in 2013. Mr. Akçakaya worked as research assistant at Boğaziçi University from 1985 to 1988, Akçakaya joined Şişecam Group in the Flat Glass Group in 1988. After holding various managerial positions, he has been serving as the Executive Vice President Flat Glass Business since 2 January 2014.
Zeynep Hansu Uçar is a graduate of Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration. She started her career as an Assistant Investment Specialist in the Subsidiaries Division of İşbank in 1994. She held several managerial positions responsible for various group companies at the same department. Uçar has been serving as the Subsidiaries Division Unit Manager since 2007. She currently serves as a Board Member at Türkiye Şişe ve Cam Fabrikaları A.Ş., Trakya Cam Sanayii A.Ş., Anadolu Cam Sanayii A.Ş. and Paşabahçe Cam Sanayii A.Ş. Having functioned as a Board Member and Auditor at various companies of Şişecam Group since 2010, she also holds seats on the Board of Directors of Türkiye Sınai Kalkınma Bankası A.Ş. since November 27, 2015, and Camiş Yatırım Holding A.Ş. since March 27, 2012, all being İşbank subsidiaries.
(66) Having graduated from the Department of Administrative Sciences at Boğaziçi University in 1975, Dinç Kızıldemir started his career as the Sales and Marketing Manager at Elka Elyaflı Plaka Sanayii A.Ş., which was previously an affiliate of Garanti Bank and then joined Koç Group. Following his military service at Tuzla Infantry School and Turkish War Colleges, Kızıldemir acted as the Sales and Marketing Manager and Vice Managing Director at Kelebek Kontrplak ve Mobilya A.Ş., an affiliate of Enka Group, and assumed the responsibility for establishing and managing McDonalds Corporation Turkey company in 1991. He acted as the Managing Director and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at this company and supervised the establishment of retail, logistics and supply infrastructure for the company. Joining OYAK Group in 2001, he acted as the Managing Director for the Retail Group and became a Board Member for AXA-OYAK Holding and its insurance companies and at companies such as Good Year and Eti Marketing by representing minority shares. Since 2006, he has worked at Erdemir Group of Companies for 10 years as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Director. Between 2009 and 2016, he worked as the Head of Business Development (new company acquisitions) Group, Energy Group, International Chemistry Group and the Department of Legislation Compliance and the Department of Sustainability within OYAK Group. He acted as the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Executive Director and Board Member at more than 40 national and international companies within OYAK Group. He assumed responsibility for the acquisition and, subsequently, management of more than 20 companies, factories and refineries in the USA, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Australia, the United Kingdom, China, Japan, Brazil, India and other countries. As a part of these assignments, he was involved in the establishment of a joint medical startup company with Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dinç Kızıldemir was appointed as an Independent Member in line with the Corporate Governance Principles of the Capital Markets Board of Turkey at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders by our company. on March 20, 2018.
Having graduated from the Department of Finance of the Faculty of Political Sciences affiliated to Ankara University in 1983, İlhan İl completed his MBA on International Business Economics at the University of the West of England in the UK between 1992 and 1993. Starting his career as a Tax Inspector at the Ministry of Finance in 1984, İl was appointed as the Adviser for the Minister of State in Charge of Economy in 1994 and the Deputy Director General of Economic Research and Evaluation at the Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade affiliated to the Prime Ministry in 1995. Between 1997 and 2015, he acted as a Member of the Board of Coordination for Bilkent Holding, the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Tepe Home, Tepe Betopan, Tepe Prefabrik and Tepe Real Estate Investment, CEO at Tepe Security, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors for Bilkent Cyberpark and a Board Member at TAV Airports Holding, ATÜ Duty Free, BTA Food & Beverage and İDO İstanbul Deniz Otobüsleri A.Ş. İlhan İl currently acts as an Independent Board Member at Sütaş Group of Companies and the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Travelex Turkey. İlhan İl was appointed as an Independent Board Member in line with the Corporate Governance Principles of the Capital Markets Board of Turkey at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders by our company on March 20, 2018.