Hafız Ekrem Kürkçü

Chairman

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1966, İstanbul. Ekrem Kürkçü graduated from Uludağ University / Education Faculty. He started his career as officer at Is Bank Harbiye Branch. He was promoted to Section Head and Sub Manager between 1995-2005 at Beyoglu Branch, Assistant Manager between 2005-2008 at Central Operations Division. He was promoted to Unit Manager the same year. Effective from September 2008 he became Division Manager at Foreign Trade and Commercial Loans Operations Division. He was elected as Chairman of Anadolu Sigorta on 24 March 2020.

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Fikret Utku Özdemir

Deputy Director

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Fikret Utku Özdemir holds an Associate Degree in Nuclear Engineering from Hacettepe University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at the Middle East Technical University. He holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from EDHEC Business School (France). He joined İşbank as a member of the Board of Inspectors in 1996 and served in various positions in a number of the Bank’s departments from 2005 until 2017. Having started to serve as Assistant General Manager at Milli Re in 2017, Fikret Utku Özdemir has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors and General Manager of Milli Re on 27 August 2019

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Mehmet Şencan

General Manager and Director

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Born in 1964, Adapazari, Mr. Mehmet Şencan was graduated from business engineering department of Istanbul Technical University. His career at İşbank began in 1989 at Galata Branch of Turkiye Is Bankasi A.S. (Isbank) as a bank officer. At the same year, he joined to the Supervisory Board of Isbank. While he was IV.class auditor, he has been appointed to deputy manager of Bursa Branch in 1997.Mr.Sencan has worked as branch manager of Antakya, Gebze, Denizli, Bursa Branches, worked also as a branch manager of Bursa Corporate Branch (2007- 2011 ). He worked as branch manager of Baskent Corporate Branch (2011- 2016), Kozyatagi Corporate Branch (2016-2017). He was appointed to Deputy Chief Executive at Isbank in April the 27th, 2017.As of September 2019, he was appointed to Anadolu Sigorta as General Manager.

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Dr. Fatih Anıl

Independent Director

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Born in 1963, İstanbul, Dr. Anıl received a graduate degree in management from İstanbul Technical University, a graduate degree in economics from the University of Amsterdam, and a doctorate degree in production management and marketing from Marmara University. He started his career as an economist/EU specialist at the Economic Development Foundation. In that period, Dr. Anıl published about EU-related matters, which were printed by the Economic Development Foundation. He then joined Beymen as Finance and Trade Manager.

From 1994 until 2004, Dr. Anıl served as the General Manager of Elements Textile, an Orjin Holding company. He later functioned as COO of the C5 Mobile company, before working as the General Manager of Damat Tween ADV – D’S Damat under Orka Holding between 2008-2011, where he currently holds a member’s seat on the Executive Committee. Dr. Anıl also served as an Executive Board member, Board of Directors member or Management Consultant in various companies including Barem Research and Sportive - Toksöz AŞ (an investment of İş Private Equity).

In tandem with the positions he holds in the sector, Dr. Fatih Anıl also works as faculty member teaching Management at Nişantaşı University, Retail Management and Strategic Marketing in the MBA program at Bahçeşehir University.

Having participated as a guest speaker in the Visionary Leadership Program held in the Florence Campus of the European School of Economics in 2010, Dr. Fatih Anıl offered a course titled ‘New Trends in World Economics, International Trade&Marketing', a joint program by Boğaziçi University and Limak Holding, at the University of Prishtina and Kuwait University in 2017.

In 2016, his book titled Pazarlamadan Perakendeye, Perakende, Ekonomi, Yönetim, Hayata Dair (From Marketing to Retailing: About Retailing, Economy, Management and Life) was published. He was the co-author of “Sanayi Firmalarında Orta Ölçek Tuzağı” (Middle Scale Trap in Industrial Firms) for İstanbul Chamber of Industry in 2017, which was published as a thematic report and book. He currently gives support to various companies as a management consultant. Dr. Fatih Anıl serves as an Independent Board Director at Anadolu Sigorta since March 2018.

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Vedat Karahanoğlu

Director

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Born in 1976 in Erzurum, Vedat Karahanoğlu graduated from the Public Administration Department (French) of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Marmara University. Having started to work as a Credit Specialist Trainee at Altunizade Branch of İşbank in 1999, he later functioned as Credit Specialist at Kozyatağı Corporate Branch (2007), Assistant Manager at Gebze Corporate Branch (2008-2011) and Branch Manager at Ümraniye Commercial Branch (2011-2016). Having become Şişli Commercial Branch Manager in 2016, Vedat Karahanoğlu has been serving as the Head of SME and Enterprise Banking Sales Department since 2019.

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Dilek Demirbaş

Independent Director

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Born in 1964, Denizli, Prof. Dilek Demirbaş completed her secondary and high school education at Marmara College in İstanbul at the top of the class of ’81. She graduated with superior achievement from İstanbul University, Faculty of Economics, Public Finance Department and started her first master’s program in the Department of Economics at İstanbul University, Faculty of Social Sciences the same year. After completing her studies, she pursued dissertation studies for six months as a visiting student at the University of Rice in Texas, Houston in the U.S. and completed her master’s studies with outstanding achievement in 1987. She worked as an auditor in the Finance Department of Netaş company in İstanbul in 1987 and 1988. In 1989, she moved with her husband to Leicester in the U.K. to pursue graduate and postgraduate studies. She completed her second master’s degree in economics at the University of Leicester, Department of Economics between 1993 and 1995 in the honor roll, and began teaching Introduction to Economics, Econometrics and Statistics classes to undergraduate students upon her admission to the postgraduate program. Granted one of the very limited number of postgraduate scholarships made available to students with superior scholarship by the Ministry of National Education, Office of the Education Attaché in London in 1995, she completed her doctorate studies in economics in 2000. The same year, she started her academic career at the Newcastle Business School in Newcastle upon Tyne in the U.K., where she worked as a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) between 2000 and 2004, as a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) between 2004 and 2009, and as a Reader (Full Professor) between 2009 and 2011. In tandem with teaching, she served in various administrative roles including the Head of Strategic Management and International Business Department, FT MBA program leadership. Upon deciding to return to Turkey at the end of 2011, she joined Yıldırım Beyazıt University, which was established in Ankara in 2010 as a state university offering its curriculum in the English language, as a Professor in the Business School. She was a co-founder of the Department of International Trade and Business, which she headed between 2012 and 2016. In 2016, she joined İstanbul University as a Professor in the Faculty of Economics, Department of Economic Theory. She has academic publications in Turkish and English languages, conducts national and international projects, acts as an advisor to graduate and postgraduate students, and offers consultancy to various institutions including development agencies and The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK). In addition, she currently serves in a number of positions including member of the Board of Trustees of the International University of Sarajevo, a member of the Economic Research Foundation, and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Economy, Culture and Society.

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Kemal Emre Sayar

Director

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1976, Ankara. Sayar has graduated from Industrial Engineering Department of the Middle East Technical University, Kemal Emre Sayar completed the graduate programs on Information Technologies in Management(MS) at Sabanci University, and on Economics and Finance(MA) at Bogazici University. He started his career in 1999 as an assistant internal auditor for Turkiye Is Bankasi A.S. Following his service at Change Management and Strategy & Corporate Performance Management departments, he was appointed to Subisidiaries Department, where he still works as Unit Manager.

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Murat Doğan

Director

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Murat Doğan received his BSc in industrial engineering from Istanbul Technical University in 2000, and joined İşbank as an assistant specialist in İşbank’s Subsidiaries Division. He currently serves as Unit Manager in the same divison. Mr Doğan is also holding in-group positions in addition to his seat on the Board of Directors of İş REIC, Mr. Doğan is a Board member at subsidiaries of İşbank; Bayek Tedavi Sağlık Hizmetleri and İşletmeciliği, Trakya Investment Holding and İş Altınhas İnşaat Taahhüt ve Ticaret A.Ş. Having served as a member of the Company’s Board of Auditors at İş REIC from 2010 to 2012, Doğan has been holding a seat on İş REIC’s Board of Directors since December 8, 2014. He is also a member of the Corporate Governance Committee and the Committee for Early Detection of Risk. He serves as board member of Anadolu Sigorta since 24th March 2020.

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Ayşegül Toker

Independent Director

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Researching in the fields of Internet and new technologies since 1997 when she became a faculty member in the Department of Management at Boğaziçi University, Prof. Ayşegül Toker works on the adaptation of new technology by consumers and businesses. Adding new topics among her research interests in connection with the advancements in information and communications technologies, Prof. Toker has a number of articles published in various prestigious academic journals, proceedings in national and international conferences, books and book chapters about social media, location-based marketing, mobile marketing, online marketing, virtual communities and customer relationship management. She is a co-author of the book Mobile Marketing: Fundamentals and Strategy printed by McGraw Hill in 2011. In recent years, she has been noted for her academic work and studies addressing the business world in relation to Digitization Strategies, Social Media, Digital Marketing and Corporate Entrepreneurship (Intrapreneurship). In addition to her academic work, Prof. Toker managed the University’s presence and strategy on all social networks as the Social Media Coordinator between 2011 and 2013. Having assumed the position of Boğaziçi University Entrepreneurship Center Director in 2016, Prof. Toker runs projects for improving the entrepreneurship ecosystem and culture.

Prof. Ayşegül Toker has been serving as the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at Boğaziçi University since 2012.

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