Mr. Özilhan has been the Chairman of the Board of CCI since 1996. He started his career as General Director of Erciyas Biracılık in 1977. He became Coordinator of the Beer Group and General Coordinator at Anadolu Endüstri Holding before his appointment to Anadolu Group as CEO in 1984. Mr. Özilhan has been the Chairman of the Board of Anadolu Endüstri Holding since 2007, and he also acts as the Chairman of various Anadolu Group companies including Anadolu Efes Biracılık and Coca-Cola Satış ve Dağıtım. Mr. Özilhan served as TÜSİAD’s (Turkish Industry and Business Association) Chairman from 2001 to 2003 and he is currently the Chairman of its High Advisory Council. His other responsibilities include; Member of the Board of Directors 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 “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star”, constituting one of the most important orders awarded by Japanese government.
Born in 1949, İbrahim Yazıcı graduated from the Bursa Economic and Commercial Sciences Academy in 1975. He received his MBA for Business Administration studies pursued at Atlanta University, USA in 1979. Mr. Yazıcı assumed active functions in Anadolu Group companies from 1982 onward and currently serves as Board Chairman at Anadolu Endüstri Holding, Vice Chairman and member in the Boards of Directors of the other companies of Anadolu Group.
Born in İstanbul in 1961, she graduated from Kadıköy Girls’ College. Between 1978-1981, she studied business administration at University of Atlanta in the USA and Oglethorpe University in Georgia, and completed her MBA (International Business Administration) at Preston University. She has been serving as a member of board of directors for Anadolu Group companies.
Born in 1947 in Istanbul-Sarıyer, Süleyman Vehbi Yazıcı finished high school in Beyoğlu Tarhan Koleji after which he graduated from Economics in 1972. Having gained on-the-job experience in various family-owned Group companies while he was a student, Mr. Yazıcı served as General Director of Çelik Motor A.Ş. from 1975 to 1977. Mr. Vehbi Yazıcı has also been an active member and held managerial positions in NGOs such as Anadolu Eğitim ve Sosyal Yardım Vakfı (Anadolu Education and Social Assistance Foundation), Türk Kalp Vakfı (Turkish Heart Foundation), Göz Nurunu Koruma Vakfı (Eyesight Protection Foundation), Kenan Evren Eğitim Kültür Vakfı (Kenan Evren Education Culture Foundation), and Bodrum Sağlık Vakfı ( Bodrum Health Foundation). He has been serving as member of the Board of Directors in various companies of Anadolu Group since 1975. He is married; he has a daughter and a son.
Born in 1962, Hülya Elmalıoğlu graduated from Private Kadıköy Girls’ College. Having received language education in the USA between 1979 and 1980, Elmalıoğlu still serves as a member of the board of directors for Anadolu Endüstri Holding and Anadolu Group companies.
T. Altuğ Aksoy received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Oglethorpe University in USA. He began his career as Finance Assistant 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.
Born in 1946, Mr. Metin Ecevit graduated from Faculty of Political Sciences in 1976. He also achieved a master’s degree from Syracuse University in Economics. Between 1967-1980, he worked as a Tax Inspector and Deputy General Manager of General Directorate of Revenues in Finance Ministry. Mr. Ecevit joined to Anadolu Group in 1980 and worked at various levels, serving as General Manager in Automotive companies of the Group, Board Member, and Chairman of the Board of Directors. He retired in 2006, while he was serving as the Automotive Group President. He also served as the Board Member and Chairman in the “Association of Imported Car Distributors in Turkey” between 1992-2004. Currently he is memberships in Board of Directors of various Anadolu Group companies and also Board Chairman for Yazıcılar Holding A.Ş.
Mr. Zorlu has been a Board Member of CCI since 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Istanbul University. Prior to joining Anadolu Group in 1984, he held various positions in Toz Metal and Turkish Airlines. Mr. Zorlu joined Anadolu Group as a Marketing Specialist at the Efes Beverage Group and held various positions including Assistant Marketing Manager, Assistant Project Development Manager, Project Development Manager and Business Development & Investor Relations Director. Mr. Zorlu held the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Efes Beverage Group between 2000-2008 and the position of CFO for Anadolu Group between 2008-2013. From 2013 onwards he served as the Deputy CEO of Anadolu Group, until his appointment as the CEO of Anadolu Group in February 2017. He also currently acts as a Board Member in various Anadolu Group companies. Mr. Zorlu is the Chairman of Turkish Corporate Governance Association (TKYD) and also serves as a Board Member in Turkish Investor Relations Society (TUYİD).
Born in 1953 in Istanbul, Mr. Ahmet Cemal Dördüncü graduated from the Business Administration Department of Çukurova University, and pursued graduate studies at the University of Mannheim and the University of Hannover. Having started his professional career at Claas OHG company in Germany, he then worked at Mercedes Benz A.Ş. in Turkey from 1984 to 1987. He joined Sabancı Group in 1987, and held various managerial positions at Kordsa A.Ş. until 1998. From 1998, he worked at the Group’s DUSA Company, serving in the positions of Managing Director/President of DUSA South America and subsequently of DUSA North America. After his appointment to the position of Executive Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development at H.Ö. Sabancı Holding in 2004, he functioned as the CEO at H.Ö. Sabancı Holding from 2005 through 2010. Having joined the Akkök Group on 3 September 2012 as a member of the Executive Board, Mr. Dördüncü currently serves as the CEO of the Group, a position he holds since January 2013. He also serves as a member on the Boards of Directors of some other public and non-public Group companies including Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayii A.Ş., Akenerji Elektrik Üretim and Akiş REIT. Ahmet Dördüncü is also an independent board member at Anadolu Efes, Coca-Cola İçecek, and the International Paper company registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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).
Mashiko got his diploma from the Department of Law at Niigata University. Ryutaro 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. He deserved to be the general manager of Itochu Corporation Turkey with his achievements. Ryutaro Mashiko continues working as the general manager of Itochu Corporation Turkey since 1st April, 2014.
Yasuyukı Niijima was born 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 president of corporate planning department of American Isuzu Motors, manager 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 Niijima continues his career as the Associate Divison Executive of international sales in Isuzu Motors Ltd.
Hiroko Yaguchi was born in Tokyo, Japan. Graduated from the Department of Foreign Studies at Tokyo Sophia University, she started her working career at Isuzu Motors Limited Japan in 1986. Respectively, she worked as an assistant general manager of Isuzu Motors Panama Office between 1998-2001, international sales group leader at Southeast Asia Group between 2011-2014, international sales group leadership at European Group between 2014-2016. Hiroko Yaguchi continues her career as the general manager of international sales in Isuzu Motors Ltd Japan.
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. Serving as the general manager consultant in Anadolu Isuzu Otomotiv Sanayii ve Ticaret A.Ş. since October 2014, Takuya Kawai is married and the father of two children.