Board of Directors

Murat Bilgiç

Murat Bilgiç

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr. Murat Bilgiç was born in 1968 and graduated from Middle East Technical University (METU), Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, International Relations Department and then earned his Master’s degree in Money-Banking and Finance from The University of Birmingham. Mr. Bilgiç began his career in Turkiye İş Bankası, as an Assistant Inspector in 1990. Following his service of a total of nine years at the Inspection Board of Türkiye İş Bankası A.Ş., he worked in the Corporate Loans Allocation Department between 1999-2002 as Assistant Manager, as Unit Manager between 2002-2008, as Department Manager between 2008-2016. Mr. Bilgiç was appointed as Assistant General Manager of Türkiye İş Bankası A.Ş. on 2016 and still holds this position.

Soner Benli

Soner Benli

DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr. Soner Benli was born in 1969 and graduated from the International Relations Department of the Faculty of Political Sciences of Ankara University, and then earned his Master's degree in International Banking and Finance from the Cass Business School-City, University of London. Mr. Benli began his career in Turkiye İş Bankası, as an Assistant Inspector in 1994. Following his service of a total of eight years at the Inspection Board of Türkiye İş Bankası A.Ş., he worked as Assistant Manager between 2002-2006 and as Unit Manager between 2006-2007 in the Risk Management Department. Then he was appointed Unit Manager of Commercial Loans Department between in 2017, Manager of Loans Portfolio Management between in 2010, Manager of Allocate Personal Loans in 2011, Manager of Retail Loans Allocation in 2020. Mr. Benli has been serving as Manager of Güneşli Corporate Branch of Türkiye İş Bankası A.Ş. since April 28, 2021.

Necati Çağlar

Necati Çağlar

MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr. Necati Çağlar was born in 1974 and graduated from the Department of Public Finance of the Faculty of Political Sciences of Ankara University. He began his career on January 1, 1997 at the Inspection Board of Türkiye İş Bankası A.Ş. When he was a IV. Class Inspector, Mr. Çağlar was appointed Assistant Manager of Istanbul IV. Regional Directorate on August 26, 2005; Assistant Manager of Istanbul Maltepe Region of the Commercial Loans Department on August 27, 2007; Manager of Kuruköprü Branch on May 21, 2008; Manager of Kocaeli Region of the SME Loans Allocation Department on August 25, 2009; and Manager of Bayrampaşa Region of the SME Loans Allocation Department on December 27, 2012. Mr. Çağlar has been serving as Manager of the SME Loans Allocation Department since February 26, 2016.

Murat Ulusoy

Murat Ulusoy

MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr. Murat Ulusoy was born in 1977, Mr. Murat Ulusoy graduated from Gazi University, Department of International Relations. He began his career in 1998 at the Inspection Board of Türkiye İş Bankası A.Ş. Mr. Ulusoy worked as Assistant Manager at Kayseri Regional Directorate of SME Loans Allocation between 2007-2008, Kayseri Commercial Branch Manager between 2008-2011, Manager of Gaziantep Regional Directorate of SME Loans Allocation between 2011-2012, Antalya Regional Directorate Sales Manager between 2012-2013, Antalya Commercial Branch Manager between 2013-2017, Konya Commercial Branch Manager between 2017-2021 respectively. He was appointed as the Retail Loans Follow-up Department in 2021.

Mehmet Çilan

Mehmet Çilan

MEMBER OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr. Mehmet Çilan was born in 1972 and graduated from Mimar Sinan Üniversity, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Statistics. He began his career as an Assistant Specialist in Isbank Hatay Iskenderun Branch in 1999, He worked as Assistant Specialist in Istanbul Mahmutpaşa Branch between 2000-2002, Assistant Specialist in Commercial and Corporate Loans Follow-up Department in 2002, Specialist between 2004-2007, Assistant Department Manager between 2007-2014, and Unit Manager between 2014-2020 in the same department. He was appointed as the Department Manager of the Loans Monitoring Department on 30 June 2020, and he still continues this duty.

Elif Aydoğan Özdemir

Elif Aydoğan Özdemir

MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ms. Elif Aydoğan Özdemir was born in 1973 and graduated from the Business Administration Department of Boğaziçi University. She began her career as an Assistant Specialist in Financial Analysis Department at Türkiye Sınai ve Kalkınma Bankası in 1997. Ms. Özdemir then worked in the same department as Specialist, Senior Specialist, Assistant Sub-Manager, Sub-Manager, Group Sub-Manager, Manager respectively. Ms. Özdemir has been serving as Credit Monitoring Manager since 2017.

Özge Küllah Kurtuluş

Özge Küllah Kurtuluş

MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ms. Özge Küllah Kurtuluş was born in 1978 and graduated from ODTÜ Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Political Science and Public Administration in 2000, and then completed her master's degree in Marketing Communication Management at Galatasaray University. Kurtuluş, who started to work as an Assistant Specialist in T. İş Bankası 1st Loans Department in 2000, is still serving as the Unit Manager in T. İş Bankası Corporate Loans Allocation Department.

Doruk Yurtkuran

Doruk Yurtkuran

MEMBER OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr. Doruk Yurtkuran was born in 1980 and graduated from the Department of Business Administration of the Middle East Technical University in 2002 and he started his career as Assistant Inspector at the Inspection Board of Türkiye İş Bankası A.Ş. in 2003. Following his service of a total of nine years at the Inspection Board of Türkiye İş Bankası A.Ş., he was appointed Assistant Manager of the Subsidiaries Department of Türkiye İş Bankası A.Ş. in 2012. Mr. Yurtkuran is currently the Assistant Manager of the Subsidiaries Department.

Ömer Karakuş

Ömer Karakuş

MEMBER OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND GENERAL MANAGER

Ömer Karakuş was born in Gümüşhane in 1965 and graduated from Public Administration Department of Gazi University, Faculty of Administrative Sciences. Starting his career as an Assistant Inspector on the Board of Inspectors of İşbank in 1989, Mr. Karakuş was appointed as Assistant Manager at the Accounting Department in 1998, and worked as Unit Manager in the same Department. Mr. Karakuş was appointed as the Head of Accounting Department in 2005, as Manager of Yenişehir/Ankara Branch in 2007, as Head of Human Resources Management in 2008, as the Chairman of the Board of Internal Audit in 2016, and as Deputy Chief Executive of İşbank in 2017. Appointed General Manager of İş Faktoring on August 26, 2019, Mr. Ömer Karakuş still holds this position and also serves as a Board Member of İş Faktoring.