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Haci Omer Sabanci Holding AS (SAHOL.IS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Guler Sabanci

63 2007 Executive Chairman of the Board

Mehmet Gocmen

61 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Board Member

Erol Sabanci

80 2007 Vice Chairman of the Board

Baris Oran

42 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Cenk Alper

49 2017 President of Industry Unit

Hayri Culhaci

President of Banking Unit

Haluk Dincer

56 2016 President of Insurance Unit

Seyfettin Koseoglu

58 President of Retail Unit

Tamer Saka

2018 President of Cement Unit

Kivanc Zaimler

President of Energy Unit

Ilker Yildirim

Director of Accounting

Guven Oktay

Director of Compliance

Ruba Unkan

Director of Legal Affairs

Tugba Gok

Director of Human Resources

Seval Kor

Director of Human Resources

Mustafa Ozturan

Director of Human Resources

Hakan Timur

45 2018 President of Human Resources Group

Sermin Mutlu

2018 Director of Financial Planning, Analysis, Investor Relations Contact

Taner Aytan

Director of Internal Audit and Ethics Inspection

Faruk Bilen

49 2016 Advisor

Levent Demirag

49 2012 Head of Financial Regulations, Accounting and Legal Department

Olcay Gurdal

Coordinator, Security

Ahmet Guzeltuna

Adviser, Labour Relations

Serafettin Karakis

2010 Director of Structure, Tax & Financial Regulations Management

Fuat Oksuz

2018 Head of Internal Audit

Fezal Okur

Director of Strategy and Business Development

Vecih Yilmaz

Director of Planning, Reporting and Finance

Gokhan Eyigun

2018 Secretary General

Mehmet Basol

61 2018 Board Member

Ahmet Erdem

2017 Board Member

Nafiz Paker

76 Board Member

Serra Sabanci

43 2007 Board Member

Suzan Sabanci Dincer

Board Member

Sevil Sabanci Sabanci

45 2007 Board Member

Biographies

Name Description

Guler Sabanci

Ms. Guler Sabanci has served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. since May 18, 2007. She is Chairman of the Portfolio Management Committee of the Company. She worked for the Tire and Tire Reinforcement Materials Group of the Holding in different executive positions, participating in the establishment and operation of the companies. She currently serves as President of the Board of Trustees of Sabanci University, Sabanci Foundation and the Board of Sakip Sabanci Museum. Ms. Sabanci received her Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Bogazici Universitesi (Bosphorus University).

Mehmet Gocmen

Mr. Mehmet Gocmen has served as Chief Executive Officer, Board Member of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. since March 30, 2017. He is Member of the Portfolio Management Committee of the Company. He, upon graduating Galatasaray High School and Middle East Technical University Industrial Engineering , has completed his Master’s degree in Syracuse University in U.S.A. in Industrial Engineering and Operational Research. Starting his career in 1983 in Çelik Halat ve Tel San. A.S. Göçmen served as the General Manager of Lafarge Ekmel Beton A.S. and as the Vice President for Business Development and Foreign Affairs in Lafarge Turkey between 1996-2002. He served as the General Manager at Akçansa starting from June 2003, he was appointed as the Head of Human Resources Group on August 1, 2008 and as Sabanci Holding Cement Group President on July 20, 2009. He was appointed as Sabanci Holding Energy Group President as of June 2014.

Erol Sabanci

Mr. Erol Sabanci has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. since May 18, 2007. He is Member of the Portfolio Management Committee of the Company. He is Honorary Chairman and Consultant to the Board of Akbank, where he previously served as Chairman and Managing Director. He has been working in Akbank since 1967. He previously acted as Chairman of Sabanci Bank; Board Member of Turkiye Sinai Kalkinma Bankasi, and Member of Institute Internationale D'Etudes Bancaires. Mr. Sabanci has a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Manchester College of Commerce.

Baris Oran

Mr. Baris Oran has served as Chief Financial Officer of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. since January 22, 2016. Until January 22, 2016, he served as Head of Finance, Planning and Reporting of the Company. He is also performing as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Kordsa Global Endustriyel Iplik ve Kord Bezi Sanayi ve Ticaret AS. He received his BA in Business Administration and MBA degrees from Bogazici Universitesi of Istanbul, and University of Georgia, in 1995 and 1998, respectively. He started his career in PriceWaterhouseCoopers (Istanbul) as Auditor in 1995, followed by various supervisory and analysis positions in Audit, Finance and Treasury in Sara Lee Corporation (Chicago) until 2003. He was working as a Senior Manager in Ernst and Young (Minneapolis), before joining Kordsa Global. He joined Kordsa Global in 2006, first as an Internal Audit Director and he was appointed as Global Finance Director in 2007. He is the member of Brisa, Enerjisa, Teknosa, Carrefoursa, Yunsa, Avivasa, Cimsa, Akcansa and Temsa Board of Directors.

Cenk Alper

Mr. Cenk Alper has acted as President of Industry Unit of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. since April 1, 2017. Mr. Cenk Alper received his BSc and MSc degrees in mechanical engineering at Middle East Technical University, in 1991 and 1994 respectively and completed his MBA at Sabanci Universitesi in 2002. Starting his career as Process Engineer at Beksa in 1996, he worked Bekaert' overseas organizations at different managerial positions between 2000 and 2007. Mr. Alper, who joined Kordsa in 2007, worked as Global Technology Director, Vice President of Technology and Market Development and Vice President in charge of operations. On June 17th 2013, he was appointed as the CEO of Kordsa.

Hayri Culhaci

Mr. Hayri Culhaci serves as President of Banking Unit of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. He is a graduate of Ankara Universitesi, Faculty of Political Sciences, he holds an MBA from Northeastern University in the United States. Çulhaci is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Sabanci Foundation, as well as a Member of the Boards of Directors of Aksigorta A.S., and AvivaSA A.S.

Haluk Dincer

Mr. Haluk Dincer has served as President of Insurance Unit of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. since June 2016. Prior to that, he had acted as President of Retailing and Insurance Unit of the Company between March 22, 2010 and June 2016, and as President of Retailing Unit of the Company between 2004 and March 22, 2010. Mr. Dincer has held important leadership positions within the group since joining Sabanci in 1995. Haluk Dincer is a member of the Brookings International Advisory Council. Mr. Dincer is also an Executive Committee Member of B20 Turkey. Previously, Haluk Dincer was the President of TUSIAD – Turkish Industry & Business Association, and acted as the Chairman of DEIK / Turkish-American Business Council for three consecutive terms. Mr. Dincer earned a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1985 and an M.B.A. in 1988, both from the University of Michigan.

Seyfettin Koseoglu

Mr. Seyfettin Ata Koseoglu has served as President of Retail Unit of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. He graduated from Bogazici Universitesi, Department of Mechanical Engineering and afterwards he completed his post graduate degree in Lehigh University, Department of Electrical Engineering and MBA degree in Boston University. After starting his banking career at Iktisat Bankasi, Mr. Koseoglu worked at Finansbank from its foundation until 1994 as Executive Vice President responsible for Investment Banking, Treasury and Capital Markets, Assets Management and International Relations. Between 1994-1999, he worked at Bear Stearns in New York, one of the biggest investment banks of the United States, as the Managing Director responsible for Investment Banking activities in Turkey, Greece and Egypt. Afterwards, he settled in Paris and assumed the Senior Banker / Managing Director role responsible for Turkey and Middle East in Societe Generale Investment Banking Department. Between 2000-2005, he worked in London/Istanbul for Credit Suisse First Boston Bank as Managing Director/CEO and was responsible for investment banking activities, including corporate financing, project financing, capital markets, fixed income and derivative products. He joined BNP Paribas / TEB Group in 2006 as a senior banker. He acted as Chairman of the Board and CEO at TEB Investment.

Tamer Saka

Mr. Tamer Saka serves as President of Cement Unit of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. Mr.Tamer Saka completed his undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate studies at School of Business at Istanbul Universitesi. Having held the positions of Manager and Senior Manager in charge of Risk Management Consultancy at Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young, respectively, Tamer Saka joined Sabanci Holding in the year of 2004 as the Risk Management Director. He served at Willis London during 2010-2011 as the Managing Director in charge of the business development activities of approximately 20 countries including Turkey. Becoming the Strategy and Business Development Coordinator of Kibar Holding as of December 2011, Tamer Saka held the Automotive and Corporate Functions Group Head and Member of Board at Kibar Holding roles as of May 2012. Since 2014, Tamer Saka was the CEO of Kibar Holding.

Kivanc Zaimler

Mr. Kivanc Zaimler serves as President of Energy Unit of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. Mr. Kivanc Zaimler graduated from Istanbul Teknik Universitesi Industrial Engineering Department in 1991. He started his career in 1992 and until 2008, he worked in various executive positions in Turkish Electricity Industry, RAM Foreign Trade and Aygaz companies respectively. Kivanc Zaimler joined Sabanci Group in 2008 and served as the Trade Director of Enerjisa until 2013 and served as the Vice President of Enerjisa Distribution Business Unit between 2013-2016 and the Vice President of the Sales Business Unit until March 2016, by when he was appointed as the CEO of Enerjisa Enerji.

Ilker Yildirim

Guven Oktay

Ruba Unkan

Tugba Gok

Seval Kor

Mustafa Ozturan

Hakan Timur

Mr. Hakan Timur has acted as President of Human Resources Group of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. since February 1, 2018. Mr. Hakan Timur graduated from Istanbul Universitesi, Department of Economics in English and holds a Masters’ degree from Sabanci University’s Energy and Technology Management Program. Beginning his professional career in 1997 at Marsa-Kraft Foods International, Mr. Timur continued his career in Sabanci Group as Food Group Human Resources Manager, Sabanci Holding Human Resources Manager, Global Human Resources Director at Kordsa Global, and Deputy General Manager of Human Resources at Akçansa. Mr. Timur lastly served in managing organizational climate and culture development, change management, and strategic human resources processes as well as corporate communications management, purchasing and business excellence activities at Enerjisa. Mr. Timur participated in the development programs of Sabanci Holding “Talent Pool” between 1998 and 2000, and Sabanci Leadership Team (SALT) in 2009.

Sermin Mutlu

Taner Aytan

Faruk Bilen

Mr. Faruk Bilen has served as Advisor of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. since January 22, 2016. He was Chief Financial Officer of the Company between September 1997 and January 22, 2016. After working several years in different companies both in Turkey and abroad, he joined the Sabanci Group in 1996. He acts as Board Member of various companies of the Sabanci Group. Mr. Bilen received his degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Pennsylvania, and another degree in Finance from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. He completed his MBA degree in Harvard Business School.

Levent Demirag

Olcay Gurdal

Ahmet Guzeltuna

Serafettin Karakis

Fuat Oksuz

Fezal Okur

Vecih Yilmaz

Gokhan Eyigun

Mehmet Basol

Mr. Mehmet Mete Basol has acted as Board Member of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. since 2018. He is Chairman of the Audit and Early Risk Identification Committees of the Company. Mr. Mete Basol graduated with a BSc degree from the Arizona State University, Department of Economics, and started his career in banking by making the economic evaluations of a variety of investment projects and by preparing sectoral reports at the Medium Term Loans division of Interbank in 1984. In 1988, he transferred to the Turkish Merchant Bank, which was an investment bank established jointly by Bankers Tust Co. Newyork and T. Is Bankasi, as the Treasury, Fund Management and Foreign Relations Manager. In 1992 he also assumed the responsibility for the capital markets group as the Assistant General Manager. In 1995, upon the purchase of the bank completely by the Bankers Trust, he was elected to the Board of Directors and the Credit Committee. He assumed the offices of Chairman of the Board of Directors and the General Manager of the bank whose title was changed as Bankers Trust A.S during 1997-1999 and as Deutsche Bank A.S 1999-2001. During the period 2001-2003, he joined as Executive Director to the joint Board of Directors of the public banks which were established pursuant to the law (T.C Ziraat Bankasi, T.Halk Bankasi, T.Emlak Bankasi).On 2004 he has formed Tridea. After 2009 he has continued the similar work under his own entity. He served as the Member of the Board of Directors of Galatasaray Sportif A.S(2011-2012), T.Is Bankasi A.S (2011-2014), Dedeman Holding A.S. (2008-2014) and Dedeman Turizm Otelcilik Yatirim A.S (2012-2014). He has also served as an independent board member,chairman of audit committees and member of the corporate governance committees of Coca-Cola Içecek A.S(2012-2018) and Anadolu Efes Biracilik ve Malt Sanayii A.S. Presently he serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Enerji Yatirim Holding A.S (2015), Enerya Gaz Dagitim A.S(2015 ), Enerya Gaz Ticaret A.S(2015 ), Nurol Yatirim Bank A.S (2014).

Ahmet Erdem

Mr. Ahmet Erdem has acted as Board Member of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. since 2017. He is Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. Mr. Ahmet Erdem graduated from Istanbul Teknik Universitesi, Department of Civil Engineering and holds a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from Istanbul Universitesi, Institute of Management (Graduate School of Business). He held senior level positions in Shell’s Turkey, Middle East and Europe operations since 1990. Erdem assumed a role in the establishment of Shell&Turcas Petrol A.S. as a joint venture of Shell and Turcas in 2006. Serving as Shell Kenya Country President in 2008 and 2009, Erdem currently is the Shell Turkey Country President. In addition to his responsibilities at Shell, Erdem also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of International Investors Association (YASED), TOBB’s (The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey) Petroleum and Petroleum Products Industry Council President, and Board member at Turkish Oil Industry Association (PETDER) and Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK).

Nafiz Paker

Dr. Nafiz Can Paker serves as Board Member of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. He received his master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Technische Universitaet Berlin and continued his education at Yildiz Teknik Universitesi to receive his PhD in mechanical engineering and at Columbia University for his MBA (1973). Starting his professional career at Turk Henkel in 1971, he held various senior positions in the company, and served as the general manager (from 1984) and president of the Board of Directors until 2004. He still serves as an executive at B.O.Y. Consulting which he founded in 2004. Paker held positions on the boards of several private companies and civil society organizations such as Sabanci University, Dedeman Holding, Goldern Horn Ventures, Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TUSIAD), Istanbul Culture and Arts Foundation (IKSV), The Open Society Foundation in Turkey and Robert College. He served as the Chairman of TESEV (Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation) between 1997 and 2015. Currently he is the Chairman of Board at Inovent A.S., Board Member at Akbank, and a founding member of PODEM (Center for Public Policy and Democracy Studies), an Istanbul based think tank established in 2015. He is Member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Company.

Serra Sabanci

Ms. Serra Sabanci has served as Board Member of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. since May 18, 2007. She also acts as Member of the Corporate Governance and Portfolio Management Committee of the Company. She started her career at Temsa. She participated in Institute of Directors (IoD) seminars and courses on board membership and mergers and acquisitions in London. She is a Member of the Board of the Sabanci Foundation and various Sabanci Group companies. Ms. Sabanci graduated from Istanbul Bilgi Universitesi with a degree in Economics, and also received a Masters degree from University of Portsmouth. She was Member of the Audit Committee of the Company between May 18, 2007 and 2012.

Suzan Sabanci Dincer

Ms. Suzan Sabanci Dincer serves as Board Member of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. She is Member of the Portfolio Management Commitee of the Company. She is the Chairman and Executive Board Member of Akbank. She is also a board member of Sabanci Holding. She began her career in banking in 1986 and joined Akbank in 1989. She is a member of the Institute of International Finance Board of Directors and Emerging Markets Advisory Board, Harvard University’s Global Advisory Council, Harvard Business School’s Global Leaders Circle, and Harvard Business School Istanbul Advisory Board. She founded Akbank's International Advisory Board. She also sits on the Chatham House Panel of Senior Advisers. From 2010 to 2014, she served as the chairman of the Turkish-British Business Council for two terms. She is on the Board of Directors of the Global Relations Forum and a TUSIAD (Turkish Industry and Business Association) member. She is also the Luxembourg Honorary Consul in Istanbul. In 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II awarded her the title of "Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)" in recognition of her proactive and influential contributions to the development of Turkey-UK relations. In 2014, she was given the Order of Civil Merit (Orden del Merito Civil) of the Kingdom of Spain by King Felipe VI of Spain for her contributions to the relations between the two countries and for her support to the cultural convergence. She is strongly committed to social responsibility activities and assumes various positions in the fields of culture, education, the promotion of entrepreneurship and environmental protection: she is a member of the Board of Trustees of Sabanci University, as well as a founding member and board member of Endeavor Turkey and of the Advisory Board of Akbank Sanat. She holds a BA in Finance from Richmond College of Richmond University in the UK and an MBA from Boston University in the USA.

Sevil Sabanci Sabanci

Ms. Sevil Sabanci Sabanci has served as Board Member of Haci Omer Sabanci Holding Inc. since May 18, 2007. She also acts as Member of the Corporate Governance Committee, Portfolio Management Committee and Member of the Early Risk Identification Committee of the Company. She was Member of the Audit Committee of the Company until 2015. She worked in the Sabanci Group companies in different managerial positions, and was Member of the Board from 1997 to 2001. She was Board Member of Turkan Sabanci School for the Blind, and Vice Chairman of the Turkish Horseback Riding Federation. She currently acts as Member of the Board of Trustees of Sabanci University and the Board of Sakip Sabanci Museum. She is also Member of TUSIAD. She graduated from Marmara Universitesi with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration.