BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mehmet Hakan ATİLLA

Mehmet Hakan ATİLLA

Chairman

Mehmet Hakan Atilla was born in Ankara in 1970, he graduated from Gazi University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, the Department of Economy. In 1995, Atilla started his career as an assistant specialist in Research Development and Planning Directorate at Halkbank A.S. He pursued his career as a specalist in Banking Cards and Cash Management Directorate, as a supervisor and a manager in Strategic Planning Department, as Head of Financial Institutions and Investor Relations, as a Supervisory Board Member of Halk Yatırım Menkul Değerler A.Ş. and as a member of board of Halk Hayat ve Emeklilik A.Ş. and as a Chairman of Halkbank Macedonia. He worked as a Executive Vice President in charge of International Banking in Halkbank between 2011-2018. Since October 21, 2019 Mehmet Hakan Atilla has been serving as a General Manager, Board Member and Deputy Chairman of Borsa İstanbul A.Ş. He was chosen as a Chairman at Takasbank in 25 October 2019.

Bekir BAYRAKDAR

Bekir BAYRAKDAR

Deputy Chairman - Independent Member

Bekir Bayrakdar was born in 1971 in Kocaeli, Karamürsel. He graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Political Sciences in 1995. He completed his primary and secondary education in Ereğli and high school education in İzmit Industrial Vocational High School. In 1996, he was appointed as an Assistant Accountant and he served as an Accountant Specialist in 2001. Between 2005 and 2008 he served as the Head of Kocaeli Tax Office. He was appointed as the Provincial Treasurer of Istanbul on March 3, 2008. In 2014, he was assigned as the General Manager in Directorate General of Public Accounts. Additionally, he was assigned as Head of Revenue Administration on 4 February 2020. He was chosen as a board member at Takasbank on 19 April 2019.

Yusuf KARALOĞLU

Yusuf KARALOĞLU

Independent Member
Gülseren TOPUZ

Gülseren TOPUZ

Independent Member

She was born in İstanbul in 1957. She received her High school degree in Behçet Kemal Çağlar and she received Bachelor’s degree in Faculty of Economics at Ankara University. She received her Master’s degree in Statistics at Marmara University and Personnel management at İstanbul University. She received her doctorate degree in Money and Banking at İstanbul University. She served as research assistant at İstanbul University, Institute of Atatürk’s Principles and Reforms. She was the faculty member at Kocaeli University, Faculty of Economics, Head of the department of Economic History, and co-head of department of Economics. She served as consultant at İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality and board member at Central Registry Agency. Also, she was the 22th term Parliamentarian of İstanbul. She was chosen as board member and supervisory board member at Takasbank in 19 April 2019. She was married with two children.

Münevver ÇETİN

Münevver ÇETİN

Independent Member

Münevver Çetin completed her master's degree at Ankara University Institute of Social Sciences in 1985, and her doctorate at Istanbul University Institute of Social Sciences in 1988. She received the title of Associate Professor in 1998. Since 1998, she has also given lectures on insurance seminar, insurance business management, human resources management, total quality management, introduction to business, at the Marmara University Banking Insurance Institute and the School of Banking Insurance. In the meantime, she also worked as a jury member on master and doctorate thesis consultancy and doctorate thesis monitoring, proficiency and final exams on bank and insurance issues. She also served as the Head of Insurance Department (2004-2007) and Board Member (2002-2007) at the Banking and Insurance Institute. Meanwhile; Beykent University Institute of Social Sciences, Doğuş University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Maltepe University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences; In addition to teaching strategic management, organizational theories, management and organization, customer relationship management, total quality management, human resources management, organizational behavior courses, she also managed postgraduate theses on these topics. In addition to teaching strategic planning, organizational behavior, total quality management courses at Kadir Has University Institute of Social Sciences (2003-2008), he also served as a jury member in thesis consultancy and thesis monitoring, proficiency, and thesis defense exams. In addition, she provided training to those working in the banking school of Ziraat Bank. She worked as a project manager on the Scale Economies and Efficiency in the Insurance Sector at Marmara University (2005). She still teaches at the School of Banking and has been a Member of the Board for 19 years. In 2006, she received the title of Professor. Some of her finance theses: Unemployment Risk in the Real Sector and Banking Sector (2009), Private Sector Bond Pricing in Terms of Alternative Financing Sources in International Markets; Application (2007), E-Business and Development of Alternative Distribution Channels and Its Effect on Financial Sector in Turkey (2006), The Place of Mortgage Banking in Emerging Economies in Housing Finance (2009), An Application for the Determination and Distribution of Capital in the Determination of the Financial Adequacy of the Insurance Companies (2008) The paper presented jointly at the Eighth Strategy Congress (2008) is "The Effects of Leadership Styles and the Communication Competency of Bank Managers on the Employee's Job Satisfaction: The Case of Turkish Banks". Between 2014 and 2016, she served as the Advisor to the Head of Disaster and Emergency Management. Between 2016 and 2017, she served as advisor to the Undersecretary of the Prime Ministry. She has been a member of Takasbank Board of Directors since 2017.

Ekrem Kerem KORUR

Ekrem Kerem KORUR

Member

After graduating from Galatasaray High School, Economics Department of Economics Faculty of Istanbul University and Economics Institute of the University of Colorado respectively, Korur graduated from Hak Menkul Kıymetler A.Ş (the change of title in 2012: Phillip Capital Menkul Değerler A.Ş. ), respectively, as investment specialist, assistant general manager and general manager. Ekrem Kerem Korur currently serves as the General Manager and Vice Chairman of Phillip Capital Menkul Değerler A.Ş. and Phillip Insurance and Reinsurance Brokerage Inc. as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. He was chosen as board member at Takasbank in 19 April 2019.

Suat SARIGÜL

Suat SARIGÜL

Independent Member

Suat SARIGÜL was born in 1979 in Ankara. He graduated from Gazi University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration. He is currently pursuing a master degree in Accounting at the Institute of Social Sciences at Hacı Bayram Veli University. He started his career in 2007 as an Assistant Tax Inspector (Abrogated Assistant Tax Inspector) and was appointed as Tax Inspector on 03.07.2011. Between 22.12.2011 and 28.02.2018 he served in different administrative positions in the Tax Inspection Board. He worked as a Revenue Administration Group Manager between 01.03.2018 - 28.02.2019 in Ankara Tax Office. He has been serving as the Chairman of the Tax Inspection Board since 01.03.2019. He has various articles on many different journals on tax and accounting subjects and he is the author of the book that name is “Vergisel Yönleriyle Genel Muhasebe”. He is married with two children. He was chosen as a board member at Takasbank on 19 April 2019.

Hüseyin Melih AKOSMAN

Hüseyin Melih AKOSMAN

Member

Hüseyin Melih Akosman was born in 1971 in İstanbul. After graduating from Marmara University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration in 1994, he completed his master degree in 1997 at MBA at Loyola University in Chicago. Between 1997 and 2004, he served as the Chicago Board of Trade Broker at Refco, LLC-LaSalle Group. Since 2004, he has held various senior positions at Denizbank Financial Services Group. Currently, Melih Akosman serves as a Member of the Board of Directors and General Manager at Deniz Yatırım Menkul Kıymetler A.Ş. He was chosen as a board member at Takasbank on 19 April 2019.

Gökhan ELİBOL

Gökhan ELİBOL

Deputy General Manager - Member

Gökhan Elibol was born in Erzincan. He graduated from Ankara University Political Sciences Faculty and has currently been continuing his post-graduate studies at Beykent University Law Faculty. Mr. Elibol started his professional career as Tax Auditor within the Ministry of Finance and then he proceeded as sworn-in bank auditor within the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency. Throughout his 10 year term of office within the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency, he conducted audits regarding risk management, finance and financial structure in large-scale deposit-taking banks as well as other deposit-taking commercial banks, participation and investment banks. Elibol represented his organisation in many local and international events and actively participated in regulation production practices. In 2016 he holds the post of Executive Vice President at Takasbank responsible from markets and operations. Since April 2019, he was chosen as Deputy General Manager and Board Member at İstanbul Takas ve Saklama Bankası A.Ş.