Board Of Directors

  • ChairmanTuncay ÖZİLHAN

    Tuncay Özilhan was born in Kayseri. Mr. Özilhan studied in Saint-Joseph high school then graduated from the Faculty of Economics of İstanbul University. He has received his MBA degree from Long Island University in the United States. He has undertaken responsibilities such as General Director of Erciyas Brewery, Coordinator of the Beer Group and General Coordinator of the Anadolu Group.

    Mr. Özilhan acted as the CEO of the Anadolu Group from 1984 to February 2017. He is the Chairman of the Anadolu Group since May 2007. He has also been serving as Chairman of Anadolu Foundation as well as various Group companies.

    Mr. Özilhan served as TÜSİAD's (Turkish Industrialist's and Businessmen's Association) Chairman from 2001 to 2003 and he is currently Chairman of its High Advisory Council. His other responsibilities include; Member of The Board and Chairman of the Turkish – Russian Business Council at the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK), Honorary Consul for the Republic of Estonia and President of the Anadolu Efes Sports Club. Tuncay Özilhan holds Ministerial Medal by the Ministry Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia and “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star”, constituting one of the most important orders awarded by Japanese government.

  • Deputy ChairmanKamilhan Süleyman YAZICI

    Kamil Yazıcı holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Emory University in USA, an MBA degree from AIBEC (American Institute of Business and Economics) in Russia and has completed the GMP program at Harvard Business School. Starting his career in Anadolu Group Finance Department in 2000, Mr. Yazici later worked in Anadolu Efes Russia Marketing Department between 2003-2005 and was appointed New Product Development Manager in 2005. Continuing his career in Russia as Logistic Systems Manager during 2006-2008, Mr. Yazıcı was appointed as Supply Chain Director in 2008 and as Development Director in 2010. Mr. Yazıcı assumed the role of Anadolu Efes Moldova Managing Director between 2011-2014 and was later appointed as Market Development Director in Anadolu Efes Headquarters, a position held until April 2017. Mr. Yazıcı currently serves as Board Member and Vice-Chairman in Anadolu Group companies.

  • MemberTalip Altuğ AKSOY

    T. Altuğ Aksoy received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Oglethorpe University in USA. He began his career as Assistant Finance Specialist at Anadolu Group in 1995 and was appointed as a Finance Specialist in 1996. Mr. Aksoy worked as Human Resources and Treasury Specialist from 1998 to 2000. He served as Director of Sales and Marketing at Efes Invest from 2000 to 2003 and was appointed as the Director of Trade and Export at Efes Beer Group in January 2003. Continuing his career at the Group as the Director of Purchasing and Logistics from 2006, Mr. Aksoy was appointed Director of Supply Chain of Efes Beer Group in June 2008. In November 2011, he was appointed as Efes Turkey Managing Director and served in this position until January 2017. Mr. Aksoy still continues to serve as a Board Member in various Anadolu Group companies.

  • MemberEfe YAZICI

    Efe Yazıcı received his bachelor’s degree from George Washington University in Business Administration in 1999 and completed his Master's degree in Management at Sabancı University in 2003. He worked as Treasury Manager Assistant at Merrill Lynch from 1997 to 1999. After he joined the Anadolu Group, from 1999 to 2002, Efe Yazıcı undertook various duties in Abank, Anadolu Endüstri Holding, TurkeCom, Anadolu Efes and Efes Moscow. Between 2003 and 2014, he respectively served as an Export Specialist, Export Chief, Marketing Chief, Marketing Manager, Sales Manager and Export Manager in Anadolu Isuzu Otomotiv Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ. Since 2015, Mr. Efe Yazıcı is serving as General Manager of Antgıda A.Ş. and he is a Member of the Board of Directors in Billurtuz A.Ş.

  • MemberSalih Metin ECEVİT

    Metin Ecevit graduated from Faculty of Political Sciences in 1967. He also received a master’s degree from Syracuse University in Economics in 1976. From 1967 to 1980, he worked as a Government Auditor and served as Deputy General Manager of General Directorate of Revenues at the Ministry of Finance. Mr. Ecevit joined Anadolu Group in 1980 and worked in various roles, serving as General Manager, Board Member, and Chairman in automotive companies of Anadolu Group. He retired in 2006, while he was serving as Automotive Group President, owing to the retirement age limit regulations of the Group. He served as Board Member and Chairman of the Association of Imported Car Distributors in Turkey from 1992 to 2004. He is a board member of Anadolu Group companies.

  • MemberRasih Engin AKÇAKOCA

    Mr. R. Engin Akçakoca received his undergraduate degree from Middle East Technical University in Management and started his career in banking in 1974. He assumed Deputy General Manager position in Koç-Amerikan Bank during 1986 and 1991 and General Manager position in Koçbank A.Ş. during 1991 and 2000. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency and the Savings Deposit Insurance Fund in 2001 responsible for a large-scale banking sector restructuring program held in Turkey. Mr. Akçakoca is working as a consultant since 2004.

  • MemberRecep Yılmaz ARGÜDEN

    Dr. Argüden is the Chairman of ARGE Consulting, a management consulting firm known for value creating strategies and institution building. He is also the Chairman of Rothschild investment bank in Turkey. His career spans the private sector, public sector, multinational institutions, NGOs, and academia. Dr. Argüden served on the boards of more than 50 national and international corporations. He is an adjunct Professor of Business Strategy; and an author of numerous books and a columnist focusing on business and strategy issues. He is a renowned governance expert and has been selected as a member of the Private Sector Advisory Group of the Global Corporate Governance Forum, as well as being the Vice-Chairman of the Public Governance Committee of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the OECD. He is also the founder of the non-profit Argüden Governance Academy. As the elected Chair of Local Networks Advisory Group he represents the National Networks at the Board of the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest sustainability platform. He is an Eisenhower Fellow, a recipient of numerous leadership, distinguished citizenship and career awards, and was selected by the World Economic Forum, as a “Global Leader for Tomorrow” for his commitment to improving the state of the world.

  • MemberAhmet BOYACIOĞLU

    Born in 1946, Ahmet Boyacıoğlu holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Middle East Technical University. Mr. Boyacıoğlu began his professional career with the Efes Beverage Group (Anadolu Efes) in 1973. He served in various positions from 1973 to 2005 including Bursa Region Sales Manager, Ege Biracılık ve Malt San. A.Ş. Sales Manager, Güney Biracılık ve Malt San. A.Ş. General Manager, Ege Biracılık ve Malt San. A.Ş. General Manager, Eastern Europe President, International Beer Operations Group President, and Strategy and Business Development Director. Mr. Boyacıoğlu was appointed as the President of the Efes Beer Group in May 2005 and retired on 1 February 2007. Currently, he sits on the Boards of Directors of some Anadolu Group companies.

  • MemberYasuyuki NIIJIMA

    Yasuyuki Nijima was born in 1959 in city of Saitama. Graduated from the Department of Economics at Tokyo Keio University, he started his working career at Isuzu Motors Limited in 1983. After serving as domestic sales manager, group leader in the department of truck body business development , vice manager of corporate planning department of American Isuzu Motors, senior executive in the department of domestic business development, general manager of Isuzu Network Co. Ltd. in the department of domestic business development, general manager of international sales department in Isuzu Motors Ltd. respectively, Yasuyuki Nijima continues his career as the director of international sales in Isuzu Motors Ltd.

  • MemberKazuo GODA

    Kazuo Goda was born in 1967 in Osaka, Japan. Graduated from Kyoto Sangyo University, he started his career at Isuzu Motors Ltd. Japan in 1990. Respectively, he worked as senior staff between 2003-2008 and group leader between 2008-2012 at Isuzu Overseas Sales Department. He served as Deputy Genaral Director of Isuzu Russia between 2012-2016. Kazuo Goda continues his career as the Genaral Manager of Overseas Sales Department in Isuzu Motors Ltd Japan.

  • MemberTakuya KAWAI

    Takuya Kawai was born in 1973 in Osaka, Japan. After graduation from the Department of Economics at Tokyo Keio University, he worked as the sales representative in Middle East Automotive Department of Itochu Corporation between 2004-2005, and vice president of the Vehicles Middle East Co. Bahrain and Vehicles Middle East FZCO Dubai. Later, he served as the labor officer in the department of building machinery of Itochu Corporation Tokyo Isuzu between 2009-2010, corporate employee in Isuzu Motors Sales Ltd. between 2010-2014, and as the officer of marketing Turkish commercial vehicles in Itochu Corporation until September 2014. He is serving as the general manager consultant in Anadolu Isuzu Otomotiv Sanayii ve Ticaret A.Ş. since October 2014.

  • MemberRyutaro MASHIKO

    Ryutaro Mashiko got his diploma from the Department of Law at Niigata University. Mashiko started his career in 1983 in Itochu Corporation in Tokyo. After continuing his office in the machinery department of Itochu Corporation in Thailand, he was appointed as the vice president of the ITOCHU Vietnam Office in 2007. Ryutaro Mashiko served as the manager of planning and project department in Central Office of Itochu Corporation after 2011, he succeeded many infrastructure projects. Ryutaro Mashiko continues working as the general manager of Itochu Corporation Turkey since 1st April, 2014.

  • Independent MemberAhmet Cemal DÖRDÜNCÜ

    Ahmet C. Dördüncü, born in Istanbul in 1953, graduated from the Business Administration Department in Çukurova University and did postgraduate studies in Mannheim and Hannover Universities. He started his career in Claas OHG company and continued in Mercedes Benz A.Ş. in Turkey between 1984 and 1987. He joined Sabancı Group in 1987 and took various duties in Kordsa A.Ş. until 1998. He worked as the General Manager/President in DUSA South America and then DUSA North America in 1998. Following his duty of Presidency of Strategic Planning and Business Development Group in H.Ö. Sabancı Holding A.Ş. in 2004, he served as the Chief Executor Officer of the same group between 2005 and 2010. Ahmet C. Dördüncü has been serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Akkök Holding since January 2013. He is the Chairman of SAF GYO and Gizem Frit, as well as serving as a Board Member in several Akkök Holding companies. Dördüncü is also a Board Member in Coca- Cola İçecek A.Ş., Anadolu Efes Biracılık ve Malt Sanayii A.Ş. and International Paper Co.

  • Independent MemberKamil Ömer BOZER

    Born in 1958 in İstanbul, Ömer Bozer holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Middle East Technical University and received his MBA from Georgia State University. Mr. Bozer began his professional career in Koç Group as an MT and served as Deputy Chief Executive in Maret and General Manager at Düzey Pazarlama, respectively. He was appointed as General Manager of Migros in 2002. Ömer Bozer served at the Koç Group as President of Food, Retailing and Tourism Group (2005-2006), President of Food and Retailing Group (2006-2008) and once again as President of Food, Retailing and Tourism Group (2008- 2011). Ömer Bozer is an Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Anadolu Group Companies and a Board Member of TeknoSA and CarrefourSA.