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Aksa Enerji Uretim AS (AKSEN.IS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Saban Kazanci

58 2005 Chairman of the Board

Cuneyt Uygun

49 Energy Group Head, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board

Ahmet Nisli

65 2014 Vice Chairman of the Board

Fatma Utan

2016 Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Senlav Guner

Operation and Maintenance Director in Charge of Domestic Power Plants

Murat Kirazli

Vice President, CEO of Aksa Energy Trading and Sales

Ozlem McCann

2016 Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Director

Tulay Kazanci

60 2010 Member of the Board

Mehmet Sam

51 2017 Member of the Board

Haldun Alperat

49 Independent Member of the Board

Derya Uzturk

50 Independent Member of the Board

Kayhan Yararbas

49 Independent Member of the Board

Biographies

Name Description

Saban Kazanci

Mr. Saban Cemil Kazanci has served as Chairman of the Board of Aksa Energy Production Co. since June 21, 2005. From June 15, 2000 to February 18, 2001, Mr. Kazanci served as Member of the Board of the Company. He began his professional career working in Kazanci Group companies. His first managerial position was in generator production and sales. He subsequently played an active role in the formation of Aksa Energy, which was set up to expand the Group’s operations in the energy industry and to generate electricity starting from 1997. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Aksa Energy, a Member of the Board of Directors at Kazanci Holding and a number of other Group companies.

Cuneyt Uygun

Mr. Cuneyt Uygun serves as Energy Group Head, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Aksa Energy Production Co. A graduate of Saint Joseph French High School, Cuneyt Uygun obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Economics from Bogazici Universitesi. After undertaking a variety of management positions at Turkiye Sinai Kalkinma Bankasi, Efes Icecek Group and Turkcell, Mr. Uygun was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Turkcell’s operations in Ukraine. After joining Kazanci Holding in 2010, he was appointed as CEO at Aksa Energy in 2013. Mr. Uygun has also been serving as a Member of the Board of Directors at the Company since 2015.

Ahmet Nisli

Mr. Ahmet Serdar Nisli has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Aksa Energy Production Co. since August 5, 2014. He has been Member of the Board of the Company since February 19, 2001. He graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, earning Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Subsequently, he began his professional career at TEK Cayirhan Thermal Power Plant and worked in various private sector positions for 18 years prior to joining Kazanci Holding in 1996. Serdar, who previously served as the Company’s General Manager, holds the Vice Chairman position on the Board of Directors at Aksa Energy.

Fatma Utan

Ms. Fatma Utan has served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Aksa Energy Production Co. since October 2016. Fatma Utan graduated from Marmara Universitesi, Department of Economics. She began her banking career at Tobank in 1989 as Assistant Inspector. She went on to serve as Inspector at Nakhchivan Turkbank; Budget & Reporting and Financial Audit Officer at Demirbank; Manager of Loans & Marketing Department at Interbank and subsequently as Commercial and Corporate Branch Manager at Halkbank. She joined Aksa Energy in 2010. After serving as Finance Director, Ms. Utan was appointed as CFO of Aksa Energy in July 2016 and as Vice President in charge of finance in October 2016

Senlav Guner

Mr. Senlav Guner serves as Operation and Maintenance Director in Charge of Domestic Power Plants of Aksa Energy Production Co. Senlav Guner graduated from Yildiz Teknik Universitesi, Mechanical Engineering Department and started his professional career in 1997. Mr. Guner worked for Enka Insaat Sanayii A.S. as Piping Engineer and Commissioning Engineer at the Bursa Natural Gas Power Plant; Intergen-Enka Adapazari Gebze Power Plant as Piping Coordinator, Operations Engineer and Mechanical Maintenance Engineer; ENKA Rijmond Holland Natural Gas Power Plant as Commissioning Engineer; Exxon Mobil on Russia’s Sakhalin Island as Commissioning Director; Enka-Russia Nizhnevartovsk Natural Gas Power Plant as Engineering Director; Enka-Russia Berezniki Natural Gas Power Plant as Commissioning Director; Enka-Erbil Natural Gas Plant as Deputy Project Manager; Gama Zakho and Hartha projects as Project Manager. Senlav Guner, who started working for Aksa Energy in 2017 as Engineering and Turbine Power Plant Director, continues to serve as Operation and Maintenance Director in charge of domestic power plants.

Murat Kirazli

Mr. Murat Kirazli serves as Vice President, CEO of Aksa Energy Trading and Sales of Aksa Energy Production Co. Murat graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and earned his Master’s degree in Finance from Bilkent University. He started his professional career as Founding Partner at CCM Ltd. Sti., and then worked as Energy Industry Senior Consultant at Deloitte and as Energy Trade Director at Espe Enerji San. ve Tic. A.S. Subsequently, he served as Energy Trade Director at Limak Energy Group. In September 2014, Mr. Kirazli joined Aksa Energy as Energy Trade Director and was later appointed as Vice President in charge of energy trade and sales.

Ozlem McCann

Ms. Ozlem McCann has served as Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Director of Aksa Energy Production Co. since July 2016. She also serves as Member of the Corporate Governance Committee (which includes Nomination Committee and Compensation Committee) of the Company. A graduate of Izmir American College, Ozlem McCann graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Economics. With 20 years of capital markets experience, Ms. McCann initially worked as a senior analyst in various brokerage houses before taking investment banking positions in Paris and London. She went on to serve in various managerial positions in the International Sales (ICM) departments of HSBC Securities and Eczacibasi Securities. Ozlem McCann holds Capital Market Activities Advanced Level License, Corporate Governance Rating Specialist License and FCA (UK) license. Having joined Aksa Energy in December 2013 as Investor Relations Manager, she became Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications in 2015. She was appointed as Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Director of Aksa Enerji and Kazanci Holding in July 2016.

Tulay Kazanci

Ms. Tulay Kazanci has served as Member of the Board of Aksa Energy Production Co. since April 27, 2010. She is a Member of the Board of Directors at Kazanci Holding as well as at ATK Sigorta Aracilik Hizmetleri and Aksa Anadolu Yakasi Makine Satis ve Servis. She has been serving as a Board Member at Aksa Energy since April 2010.

Mehmet Sam

Mr. Mehmet Akif Sam has served as Member of the Board of Aksa Energy Production Co. since 2017. He received his Bachelors degree from Anadolu Universitesi, Faculty of Communication Sciences, Department of Journalism. After starting his career as Media Planner at Pronto Public Relations & Consultancy, he worked as an Advisor at the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Communications and Maritime Affairs, and Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources. Mr. Sam served as Board Member at EUAS Kemerkoy Electricity Generation Inc. and joined Kazanci Holding in 2011. His current titles include Kazanci Holding Ankara Representative and Board Member at Aksa Natural Gas Distribution companies, Aksa Goynuk Enerji Uretim A.S., Coruh Elektrik Dagitim A.S. and Firat Elektrik Dagitim A.S. He was also appointed Board Member at Aksa Energy in 2017. He is Member of the Corporate Governance Committee (which includes Nomination Committee and Compensation Committee), and Member of the Early Risk Assessment Committee of the Company.

Haldun Alperat

Mr. Haldun Alperat serves as Independent Member of the Board of Aksa Energy Production Co. Haldun Alperat graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bogazici Universitesi, 1994, and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Wolverhampton University (UK). Having begun his professional career as a Research Specialist at Garanti Yatirim Bank, he went on to work in various management positions at Caspian Menkul Degerler, Ege Yatirim, Raymond James Menkul Degerler and Fideltus Capital. Most recently, he served as General Manager at Ekspres Yatirim. He holds SFA certification from the UK and the Capital Markets Board (CMB) Advanced Level License. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company.

Derya Uzturk

Mr. Derya Uzturk serves as Independent Member of the Board of Aksa Energy Production Co. A graduate of Bogazici Universitesi, Department of Chemical Engineering, Derya Uzturk received his Master’s degree from the same department at Bogazici Universitesi, before obtaining a PhD from Lehigh University (USA). Mr. Uzturk worked as a Manager at ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company in the USA. Subsequently, he went on to work at SVM on the optimization and management of energy systems. He has also authored numerous articles and publications on the issue. He is Member of the Audit Committee, and Member of the Early Risk Assessment Committee of the Company.

Kayhan Yararbas

Mr. Kayhan Yararbas serves as Independent Member of the Board of Aksa Energy Production Co. A graduate of Bilkent University, English Language Department, Mr. Yararbas holds degrees in Tourism and Hotel Management from both Marmara Universitesi and Henley College Coventry. He previously worked as Sales and Organization Manager at Bilisim A.S., and Assistant General Manager – Financial and Administrative Affairs at Park Orman. Mr. Yararbas serves at Dentaltourinfo (DTI GMBH) Ltd. Sti. as Founding Partner/ General Manager. He is Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee (which includes Nomination Committee and Compensation Committee) of the Company.