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BIM Birlesik Magazalar AS (BIMAS.IS)

BIMAS.IS on Istanbul Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mustafa Topbas

74 2010 Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Executive Committee

Mahmud Merali

66 Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Haluk Dortluoglu

46 2010 Executive Committee Member and CFO

Galip Aykac

61 2010 Executive Committee Member and COO

Aynur Colpan

General Manager of Purchasing and Member of Purchasing Committee

Unsal Cetinkaya

2010 Member of Operation Committee

Ugur Kivrak

Member of Operation Committee

Urfet Nacar

Member of Operation Committee

Bulent Pehlivan

Member of Operation Committee

Tolga Sahin

Member of Operation Committee and Member of Purchasing Committee

Ilkay Zengin

2009 Member of Operation Committee

Josef Simons

73 2010 Member of the Board of Directors

Omer Topbas

51 2005 Member of the Board of Directors

Ahmet Akca

62 Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Mustafa Buyukabaci

Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Talat Icoz

71 Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Biographies

Name Description

Mustafa Topbas

Mr. Mustafa Latif Topbas has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Bim Birlesik Magazalar Anonim Sirketi since January 2010. He began his career in 1961 as partner and executive at Bahariye Mensucat A.S., a family-run business in the textile industry. In subsequent years, he served as founder and executive of various industrial and commercial companies. In 1994, he became a founding partner of BIM and was appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2005, and also as Chairman of the Executive Committee since January 2010.

Mahmud Merali

Mr. Mahmud Pyirali Kassamali Merali serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bim Birlesik Magazalar Anonim Sirketi. He is Member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Member of Committee for Early Detection of Risk. He completed his higher education in Kenya. Having completed his professional education and training in the UK. He joined one of the largest firms of auditors specializing in publicly traded companies. He has over 45 years’ experience in auditing, accounting, taxation and business advisory. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales (ICAEW), Chamber of Certified Public Accountants (Kenya), Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) & an Associate member of the Institute of Taxation (ATII-UK). An Executive partner of the Meralis Group, Mahmud is the regional head for the EMEA region and serves as the Group’s International & Financial consultant. Mahmud serves as consultant to multi-national companies in the UK, UAE and East Africa. He is a member of the BIM Board and Corporate Governance Committee and is an invitee to the Audit Committee & the Early Detection Risk Committee.

Haluk Dortluoglu

Mr. Haluk Dortluoglu has served as Executive Committee Member and CFO of Bim Birlesik Magazalar Anonim Sirketi since 2010. He graduated from Bogazici Universitesi Business Administration Department in 1995, He later worked for the international audit firms Arthur Andersen, and Ernst&Young for about eight years. In 2003, he started working for Turkish Airlines as Accounting Director. In November 2005, he became the CFO of BIM and also assumed tasks as a member of the Operations Committee between 2006 and 2009. Completing the Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School in 2007, he was granted the “The CFO of the Year” award in 2009 by Finance in Emerging Europe, a business magazine published in Europe under the structure of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Group. According to the results of the research made by Thomson Reuters Extel in the field of investor relations, Dortluoglu was chosen “The Best CFO in Turkey” by the international corporate investors in 2014. In 2010, Dortluoglu was appointed as a Member of the Executive Committee of BIM, a position he still holds. Having directed the whole process of conceptualizing and establishing the FILE – that opened its first store in March 2015 – as a new retailing model in the supermarket sector, Dortluoglu still is the Chairman of the Executive Committee of FILE.

Galip Aykac

Mr. Galip Aykac has served as Executive Committee Member and COO of Bim Birlesik Magazalar Anonim Sirketi since January 2010. Having more than 18 years of professional experience in various executive positions at Gima, Turkey’s first organized retail chain, Aykac started to work for BIM in 1997 as Purchasing Director. He became the Chairman of the Operations (COO) in November 2007, Aykac is currently the Chairman of the Operations Committee (COO), and Member of the Executive Committee (appointed in January 2010). In Retail Sun Awards, the most prestigious awards of the retail sector, he received “The Most Successful Professional Manager in 2010” Award. Galip Aykac is also; a member of Turkish Retailing Council established by The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB); Board Member of Turkish Council Of Shopping Centers And Retailers; Vice President of Food Retailers Association and Board Member of The Federation Of All Shopping Centers And Retailers. Furthermore, in the evaluation made by the Fortune magazine, Aykac ranked third among the most successful business persons in 2013 and 2014, while ranking second in 2015. In Xsights Research and Consulting Firm’s survey made in 2013 for Marketing Turkey Magazine, Aykac ranked 7th among “The Most Respected Executives of the Business World”. Since October 2017, he has served as Chairman of the Purchasing Committee, in addition to his existing responsibilities at BIM.

Aynur Colpan

Unsal Cetinkaya

Ugur Kivrak

Urfet Nacar

Bulent Pehlivan

Tolga Sahin

Ilkay Zengin

Josef Simons

Mr. Josef Wilhelmus Johannes (Jos) Simons has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Bim Birlesik Magazalar Anonim Sirketi since January 1, 2010. Jos Simons graduated from the top Management Course at Nijenrode University. With a proven track record of over 40 years in the retail industry, he has served as General Manager at Aldi in the Netherlands for over a decade, and has managed his own consultancy company for the retail market. He was General Manager for five years at the Vendex Food Group, one of the largest food retailers in the Netherlands at the time. In 2001, he assumed the position of Chief Operating Officer at BIM, and in January 2006 became the CEO. In April 2008, he was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors. As of January 1, 2010, he has left his position as CEO, and has since then continued to work for BIM as a member of the Board of Directors and as a consultant.

Omer Topbas

Mr. Omer Hulusi Topbas has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Bim Birlesik Magazalar Anonim Sirketi since June 2005. He began his career as a sales executive at Bahariye Mensucat A.S., where he worked from 1985 to 1997. Employed at Naspak Ltd. from 1997 to 2000, he then served as Purchasing Manager for Seranit A.S. between 2000 and 2002. Since then he has been the General Manager at Bahariye Mensucat A.S., and has also been serving as a member of the Board of Directors at BIM since June 2005.

Ahmet Akca

Mustafa Buyukabaci

Mr. Mustafa Buyukabaci serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Bim Birlesik Magazalar Anonim Sirketi. He has a BSc in Industrial Engineering from Bogazici Universitesi. Following his graduation in 1984, he continued postgraduate studies and worked as a research assistant at the same department for a period of time. He has assumed executive roles in capital markets and investment companies since 1989. He has concentrated on the fields of asset and portfolio management and investment, and joined Yildiz Holding as Founding General Manager and Member of the Board of Directors of Tac Yatirim Ortakligi in 1993. In addition to these posts, during his time at Yildiz Holding he worked as a capital markets and finance consultant on monetary, capital, and commodity markets, as well as a member of the Board of Directors for Family Finans and other. Furthermore, he founded Bizim Menkul Degerler, and served as founding CEO and Member of the Board of Directors. Establishing a real estate group within Yildiz Holding and incorporating the group’s real estate operations into a business field, he became Real Estate Group President and served as Founding President. He left Yildiz Holding at the end of 2010. Currently, he is engaged in Agriculture / animal husbandry, eyeglass frame manufacturing, real estate and capital market investments, at his own investment company. He is the Board Member of Albaraka Turk Participation Bank and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Sabahattin Zaim University in Istanbul. He was Member of Audit Committee, Chairman of the Early Risk Identification Committee, Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Company.

Talat Icoz

Mr. Talat Icoz serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Bim Birlesik Magazalar Anonim Sirketi. He received a BA in Business Administration from Middle East Technical University in 1969. He continued his studies at the Faculty of Architecture of the same university, and received an MSc in City and Regional Planning in 1971. During his studies, between 1966 and 1972 he worked at Tuzcuoglu Uluslararasi Nakliyat, and completed his military service in 1973. In 1973, he worked as Investment Projects Manager at Ercan Holding A.S., and contributed to projects such as the MAN Truck& Bus project, the Mahle piston expansion project, and the Istanbul Segman Sanayi investment project. He became the Vice General Manager of Burdur Traktor Sirketi in 1978, and the General Manager of Rekor Kaucuk A.S. in 1981. Between 1984 and 1991, he served as the Founding Partner, Member of the Board of Directors, and General Manager of OZBA A.S. Icoz was elected Member of Parliament from Istanbul in 1987, and has worked as Vice President for the Anavatan Party as well as member of the Constitution, Commerce, and Technology commissions at the Turkish Grand National Assembly. In 1991, he became the Founding Partner of Carsi Menkul Degerler A.S. Between the years 1995 and 2000, he was engaged in commercial activities abroad, and between 2002 and 2009 he served as a Consultant at Yildiz Holding A.S. Since 2010, he has been giving lectures on the Turkish Business Environment at the Department of Business Administration at Istanbul Bilgi University. He was Chairman of Audit Committee, Member of the Early Risk Identification Committee, Member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Company.