Board of Directors

Hamad Abdulmohsen ALMARZOUQ

Head of the Board of Directors

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Hamad Abdulmohsen ALMARZOUQ

Head of the Board of Directors

Born in Kuwait in 1962, Hamad Abdulmohsen ALMARZOUQ graduated from Claremont Graduate School in 1985 and received an MBA degree from University of Southern California. Working at senior management level at Kuwait Investment Corporation until 1990, at Kuwait Central Bank between 1990-1998 and at Ahli United Bank Bahrain until 2014, Mr. ALMARZOUQ is appointed as Charman of Board of Directors of our Bank in 2014. Mr. ALMARZOUQ is participating at Corporate Governance Committee, Executive Committee and Credit Committee.

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Dr. Adnan ERTEM

Vice President of the Board of Directors (Assignee)

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Dr. Adnan ERTEM

Vice President of the Board of Directors (Assignee)

Born in Erzincan in 1965, Dr. Adnan Ertem graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Political Sciences in 1987. He received a Master’s degree in Political Science from the Institute of Social Sciences of the same university in 1990 and was awarded a doctorate degree in 1998 for his thesis on Social Structure and Social Change. Dr. Ertem started his professional career in 1988 as Assistant Auditor in the Internal Audit Department of the General Directorate of Foundations. After serving in various positions in the same institution, Adnan Ertem was appointed as the Istanbul Regional Director of Foundations in 2002. Appointed as a Member of the Board of Directors of Kuveyt Türk Katılım Bankası A.Ş. the same year, Dr. Ertem is also a member of the Bank’s Internal Systems Committee, Corporate Governance Committee and Audit Committee. After serving as a Deputy Undersecretary to the Prime Minister of Turkey between 2007 and 2010, Dr. Adnan Ertem was appointed as General Director of General Directorate of Foundations in 2010.

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Mohamad AL MIDANI

Member of the Board of Directors

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Mohamad AL MIDANI

Member of the Board of Directors

Born in 1965, Mohamad AL MIDANI got his bachelor degree from Beirut University Business Administration in 1988 and got his graduate degree from Canada Concordia University Accounting Department. Starting his career at Solinor S.A.R.L. in 1988, Mohamad AL MIDANI worked at both Moore Stephens Hyde Hughton Canada between 1997-1998 and Ernst & Young Saudi Arabia between 1998-2000 as Senior Auditor. He continued to his career at Shareek Co.(Dallah Group) between 2000-2001 as Finance Manager. Between 2001-2010, he worked as Lead Internal Auditor at Islamic Development Bank. Since 2010 he has been working as Manager of Equity Investments Department at Islamic Development Bank. Sınce May 2015, he has been the Member of Board of Directors, Audit Committee Member, Internal Systems Committee Member and Corporate Governence Committee Member at Kuwait Turkish Participation Bank.

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Khaled N. AL FOUZAN

Member of the Board of Directors

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Khaled N. AL FOUZAN

Member of the Board of Directors

Born in Kuwait in 1954, Khaled N. Al Fouzan graduated from Kuwait University, Department of Business Administration in 1978. Mr. Al Fouzan began his professional career at Kuwait Commercial Bank, later working as Director of Participations at the Kuwait Social Security Institution for six years. Appointed as Manager of the Banking Department in 1984, he continued his career at the Social Security Institution after 2004 as the Executive Vice President of Finance & Management. Al Fouzan served as a member of the Board of Directors at Körfez Gümrük A.Ş, Kuwait Industry Bank and Al Manar Leasing. Mr. Al Fouzan has been serving as a member of the Board of Directors at Kuveyt Türk Katılım Bankası A.Ş. since August 2006 and is a member of the Internal Systems Committee.

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NADİR ALPASLAN

Member of the Board of Directors

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NADİR ALPASLAN

Member of the Board of Directors

Born in Kırşehir in 1966, Nadir Alpaslan graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of Public Administration in 1987. Beginning his professional career at the Prime Ministry, Family Research Institute of Turkey in 1999, Mr. Alpaslan served as Advisor to the Minister and Head of Administrative and Financial Affairs at the Ministry of Tourism for four years. Continuing his career as Deputy Undersecretary and Advisor to the Minister at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism from 2003 until 2007, Nadir Alpaslan was appointed as Deputy Secretary General of the President’s Office in 2007. He has been serving as a Member of the Board of Directors of Kuveyt Türk Katılım Bankası A.Ş. since April 15, 2011.

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Fawaz KHE AL SALEH

Member of the Board of Directors

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Fawaz KHE AL SALEH

Member of the Board of Directors

Born in Kuwait in 1963, Fawaz Al Saleh is a graduate of Macalester College, Department of Business Administration-Economics in the United States. He joined Kuveyt Türk Katılım Bankası A.Ş. as a member of the Fund Management Department in 1996. Mr. Al Saleh was appointed as Executive Vice President in 1999 and later as Executive Assistant to the CEO, serving in this position until 2006. Serving as a member of the Bank’s Board of Directors since 2006, Fawaz Al Saleh also serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and the CEO of Turkapital Holding B.S.C.C.

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Ahmad S. AL KHARJI

Member of the Board of Directors

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Ahmad S. AL KHARJI

Member of the Board of Directors

Born in 1972 in Kuwait, ALKHARJI received his bachelor degree from Kuwait University Finance and Banking in 1994, MBA degree from University of San Diego in 1998. He worked as Senior Invest Manager at Kuwait Finance House between 2003-2006. ALKHARJI started to work in 2006 at Kuveyt Turkish Participation Bank as Head of Investmen Banking Department, he worked as Senior Vice President at LMH between 2008-2013. ALKHARJI has been a Member of Board of Directors since 2014 March and Audit Committe Member, Credit Committee Member and Remuneration and Nomination Committee Member since 2014 October.

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Mazin SAS Al-Nahedh

Member of the Board of Directors

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Mazin SAS Al-Nahedh

Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Al-Nahedh received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from California State University Sacramento in the U.S. awarded in 1992. He possesses vast banking experience, spanning more than 21 years. During his professional career, he assumed numerous leadership roles at the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) including his role as a member of the Management Executive Committee from November 2010 to 2014. He also held the positions of Group General Manager, Retail Banking Group from 2011 to 2014 and Group General Manager, Corporate Banking Group from 2008 to 2011. At NBK, Mr. Al-Nahedh also held the positions of Treasurer in 2008, Deputy General Manager of the Treasury Department in 2006, Deputy Assistant General Manager in 2007, and Executive Manager for the Treasury Department in 2001. In addition, he was promoted to various leadership positions within the Treasury Department of the bank from 1993 to 2001. Mr. Al-Nahedh began his work at the National Bank of Kuwait as a Banking Relationship manager in the Corporate Banking Department in 1993.

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Ufuk UYAN

Member/CEO

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Ufuk UYAN

Member/CEO

Born in Eskişehir in 1958, Ufuk Uyan graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Economics in 1981 and received a Master’s degree from the Department of Business Administration at the same university in 1983. After beginning his professional career as a Research Assistant at the Boğaziçi University, Department of Economics in 1979, he served as a Research Economist at the Turkish Industrial Development Bank’s Directorate of Special Research in 1982. Mr. Uyan became a Deputy Project Manager at Albaraka Türk in 1985 and joined Kuveyt Türk as the Director of Projects and Investments in 1989. He was appointed as Executive Vice President in 1993 and later Executive Assistant to the CEO. Ufuk Uyan has been the Bank’s CEO since 1999 and also serves as member of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Remuneration and Nomination Committee, Credit Committee and Assets and Liabilities Committee.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS CONTACT INFORMATION

BOARD OF DIRECTORS CONTACT INFORMATION

BOARD OF DIRECTORS CONTACT INFORMATION

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Address:

KUVEYT TURK PARTICIPATION BANK HEAD OFFICE

Executive Assisstant of CEO

Büyükdere Cad. No:129/1 Esentepe Şişli/İstanbul

Phone: 0 212 354 11 11 / 1208

Fax:0 212 354 11 00

E-mail:burhanettin.gedik@kuveytturk.com.tr

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EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENTS

Dr. R. Ahmet ALBAYRAK

Executive Vice President, Corporate and International Banking

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Dr. R. Ahmet ALBAYRAK

Executive Vice President, Corporate and International Banking

Born in Istanbul in 1966, Dr. R. Ahmet Albayrak graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Department of Industrial Engineering in 1988 and received his Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Business from North Carolina State University in the United States in 1993. Mr. Albayrak earned his PhD from Istanbul Technical University in 2007 for his research on Technology Management. Beginning his banking career as a Specialist at Albaraka Türk Katılım Bankası A.Ş. in 1988, Dr. Albayrak joined Kuveyt Türk in 1994 and served in the Financial Analysis and Marketing departments until 1996. Serving in senior management posts in the private sector between 1996 and 2001, he rejoined Kuveyt Türk as acting Executive Vice President of Branch Operations in 2002. Dr. Albayrak was appointed as Executive Vice President of Operations, Technology, and Administrative Services in 2005. After the reorganization undertaken in 2008, the Human Resources, Training and Development, Quality, and Strategy Monitoring Departments also reported to Dr. Ahmet Albayrak, who became Executive Vice President - Banking Services Group. Since October 2012, Albayrak has been serving as Executive Vice President, Corporate and International Banking.

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Ahmet KARACA

Executive Vice President, Financial Control (Chief Financial Officer)

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Ahmet KARACA

Executive Vice President, Financial Control (Chief Financial Officer)

Born in Konya in 1970, Ahmet Karaca graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of Public Administration in 1990. Starting his career as Assistant Sworn Bank Auditor at the Undersecretariat of the Treasury in 1992, Mr. Karaca was promoted to Sworn Bank Auditor in 1995. Joining the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency of Turkey with the same title and function in 2000, he became the Deputy Chief Sworn Bank Auditor at the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency of Turkey between 2002 and 2003, and was appointed Chief Sworn Bank Auditor in 2004. Between 2004 and 2006, Ahmet Karaca received a master’s degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany, with a master’s thesis on International Banking and Capital Markets. Mr. Karaca joined Kuveyt Türk Katılım Bankası A.Ş. in July 2006 as Executive Vice President of Financial Control (Chief Financial Officer), a position he continues to hold.

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A. Süleyman KARAKAYA

Executive Vice President - Commercial Banking

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A. Süleyman KARAKAYA

Executive Vice President - Commercial Banking

Born in Istanbul in 1953, A. Süleyman Karakaya graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Economics, Department of Business Administration and Finance in 1979. Mr. Karakaya started his banking career as an Auditor at Garanti Bank and later worked in the Internal Audit Board, Risk Management Department and Credits Department of the same bank between 1981 and 2003. He was appointed as Executive Vice President of Corporate and Commercial Banking of Kuveyt Türk in 2003. Since the Corporate Banking segment was transferred to the Corporate and International Banking Department in September 2012 due to the restructuring of Kuveyt, Karakaya now serves as Executive Vice President of Commercial Banking.

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Aslan DEMİR

Executive Vice President, Strategy

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Aslan DEMİR

Executive Vice President, Strategy

A graduate of Marmara University, Department of International Relations, Demir is currently a student of the MBA program at the University of Sheffield. Having started his banking career as Officer at the Kuveyt Türk Treasury Department in 1995, Demir worked for six years in the said department, before serving at the Project Management and Quality Department from 2001 till 2004. In 2005, he was appointed Director of Project Management and Quality. After the restructuring in 2007, he continued his career as Head of Information Technologies. Since October 2012, he has been serving as Executive Vice President - Strategy.

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Bilal SAYIN

Executive Vice President, Credits (Chief Credit Officer)

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Bilal SAYIN

Executive Vice President, Credits (Chief Credit Officer)

Born in Sakarya in 1966, Bilal Sayın graduated from the Middle East Technical University, Department of Public Administration in 1990. Beginning his banking career at Albaraka Türk in 1990, Mr. Sayın joined Kuveyt Türk’s Projects and Investments Department in 1995. Appointed as Manager of the Corporate and Commercial Credits Department in 1999, Bilal Sayın has been serving as the Executive Vice President of Credits (Chief Credit Officer) since 2003.

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Hüseyin Cevdet YILMAZ

Head of Risk, Control and Compliance

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Hüseyin Cevdet YILMAZ

Head of Risk, Control and Compliance

Born in Istanbul in 1966, Hüseyin Cevdet Yılmaz graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Business Administration in 1989. Mr. Yılmaz began his banking career as an Assistant Auditor at Esbank’s Internal Audit Board. After serving in various positions within this organization, he joined Kuveyt Türk in September 2000 as the Head of the Internal Audit Department. Hüseyin Cevdet Yılmaz was appointed as Head of the Audit and Risk Group in 2003. Since 2012, Hüseyin Cevdet Yılmaz has been serving as Head of Risk, Control and Compliance.

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İrfan YILMAZ

Executive Vice President, Banking Services

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İrfan YILMAZ

Executive Vice President, Banking Services

Born in Hakkari in 1970, İrfan Yılmaz graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Department of Management Engineering in 1989. Beginning his banking career at the Financial Affairs Department of Kuveyt Türk in 1990, Mr. Yılmaz was assigned to the Internal Audit Department in 1996 and later served as the Head of the Internal Audit Department between 1998 and 2000. Appointed as Manager of Retail Banking in 2000, İrfan Yılmaz was promoted to Executive Vice President of Retail Banking and Business Banking in 2005 after serving in the Retail Banking Department for five years. Since October 2012, he has been serving as Executive Vice President - Banking Services.

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Mehmet ORAL

Executive Vice President, Retail Banking

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Mehmet ORAL

Executive Vice President, Retail Banking

A graduate of the Uludağ University, Department of Business Administration, Mehmet Oral started his career at Kuveyt Türk as Central Branch Officer in 1992. After working for eight years at the Central Branch, he was appointed as Director of the İMES Branch in 2000, and went on to serve as Director of Bursa Branch from 2001 till 2004 and Director of Merter Branch from 2004 till 2005. After the Bank's transition to region offices, he became Regional Director of the Istanbul European Side Region Office in 2005. After serving in this position for 4 years, Oral took office as Director of HR, Training and Quality Group in 2009. Since October 2012, he has been serving as Executive Vice President - Retail and Business Banking.

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Nurettin KOLAÇ

Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs and Collection

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Nurettin KOLAÇ

Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs and Collection

Born in Elazığ in 1966, Nurettin Kolaç is a graduate of Marmara University, Faculty of Law. He worked as freelance attorney and legal advisor in the banking, leasing and insurance industries. Mr. Kolaç served as Assistant Head of Department and Department Head (Legal) at the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency of Turkey from 2004 until April 2010. Boasting 21 years of experience in law and banking, Nurettin Kolaç joined the Kuveyt Türk family as Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs and Collection in April 2010.

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AUDIT

Dr.Adnan ERTEM

Audit Committee

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Dr.Adnan ERTEM

Audit Committee

Born in Erzincan in 1965, Dr. Adnan Ertem graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Political Sciences in 1987. He received a Master’s degree in Political Science from the Institute of Social Sciences of the same university in 1990 and was awarded a doctorate degree in 1998 for his thesis on Social Structure and Social Change. Dr. Ertem started his professional career in 1988 as Assistant Auditor in the Internal Audit Department of the General Directorate of Foundations. After serving in various positions in the same institution, Adnan Ertem was appointed as the Istanbul Regional Director of Foundations in 2002. Appointed as a Member of the Board of Directors of Kuveyt Türk Katılım Bankası A.Ş. the same year, Dr. Ertem is also a member of the Bank’s Internal Systems Committee, Corporate Governance Committee and Audit Committee. After serving as a Deputy Undersecretary to the Prime Minister of Turkey between 2007 and 2010, Dr. Adnan Ertem was appointed as General Director of General Directorate of Foundations in 2010.

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Ahmad S. AL KHARJI

Audit Committee

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Ahmad S. AL KHARJI

Audit Committee

Born in 1972 in Kuwait, ALKHARJI received his bachelor degree from Kuwait University Finance and Banking in 1994, MBA degree from University of San Diego in 1998. He worked as Senior Invest Manager at Kuwait Finance House between 2003-2006. ALKHARJI started to work in 2006 at Kuveyt Turkish Participation Bank as Head of Investmen Banking Department, he worked as Senior Vice President at LMH between 2008-2013. ALKHARJI has been a Member of Board of Directors since 2014 March and Audit Committe Member, Credit Committee Member and Remuneration and Nomination Committee Member since 2014 October.

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Mohamad AL MIDANI

Audit Committee

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Mohamad AL MIDANI

Audit Committee

Born in 1965, Mohamad AL MIDANI got his bachelor degree from Beirut University Business Administration in 1988 and got his graduate degree from Canada Concordia University Accounting Department. Starting his career at Solinor S.A.R.L. in 1988, Mohamad AL MIDANI worked at both Moore Stephens Hyde Hughton Canada between 1997-1998 and Ernst & Young Saudi Arabia between 1998-2000 as Senior Auditor. He continued to his career at Shareek Co.(Dallah Group) between 2000-2001 as Finance Manager. Between 2001-2010, he worked as Lead Internal Auditor at Islamic Development Bank. Since 2010 he has been working as Manager of Equity Investments Department at Islamic Development Bank. Sınce May 2015, he has been the Member of Board of Directors, Audit Committee Member, Internal Systems Committee Member and Corporate Governence Committee Member at Kuwait Turkish Participation Bank.

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Member of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

Member of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

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Member of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

Member of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

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