Board Of Directors

  • Tuncay ÖZİLHAN

    Tuncay ÖZİLHAN

    Chairman

    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.

  • Kamilhan Süleyman YAZICI

    Kamilhan Süleyman YAZICI

    Deputy Chairman

    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.

  • Tuğban İzzet AKSOY

    Tuğban İzzet AKSOY

    Member

    Tuğban İzzet Aksoy graduated from the Management and International Finance Department of the University of Oglethorpe in the USA, following his education at the Austrian High School. He began his professional career as an Assistant Expert in the Financial Affairs Directorate at Anadolu Endüstri Holding, in 1996. In December 1998 he was appointed as a Senior Broker at the Alternatifbank Treasury Department. Following five years in this role, Aksoy took on the role of Corporate Finance and Risk Manager at the Treasury and Risk Management Department of Anadolu Endüstri Holding A.Ş. in June 2003. In April 2008, he became Assistant Coordinator at Business Development Directorate, and between 2009-April 2019, he worked as Anadolu Group Energy Sector Coordinator. He continues to serve as Board Member in various Anadolu Group companies. Aksoy, who has participated in professional training and seminars in his field, is member of energy groups of TÜSİAD, TOBB and DEİK. Aksoy has been serving as an honorary consul of Georgia since 2016 and also holds Georgian Government Medal of Honor.

  • Efe YAZICI

    Efe YAZICI

    Member

    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.

  • Özdemir Osman KURDAŞ

    Özdemir Osman KURDAŞ

    Member

    Mr. Kurdaş, who was born in 1960, graduated from TED Ankara College in 1977 and Mechanical Engineering from Boğaziçi University in 1981. He is also earned a degree of senior mechanical engineer in 1983 from the University of Boğaziçi. Respectively, he worked at Isuzu Motors Yokohama Japan Corporation between 1984-1986, at Anadolu Group between 1986-1994 as design expert on Anadolu Isuzu. He has been working as a CEO at GSD A.Ş. since 1988. He became the founder of ENOSAD (Industrial Automation Industrialists Association) in 2005 and served as Vice President.

  • Recep Yılmaz ARGÜDEN

    Recep Yılmaz ARGÜDEN

    Member

    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.

  • Kamil Ömer BOZER

    Kamil Ömer BOZER

    Member

    Born in 1958 in Istanbul, 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 a Management Trainee in 1983 and became AGM and then General Manager at Maret and Düzey Pazarlama, respectively. Bozer served as the President of Food, Retail and Tourism Group between 2005 and 2006, as the President of Food and Retail Group between 2006 and 2008; and as the President of Food, Retail and Tourism Group between 2008 and 2011. Kamil Ömer Bozer is a Board Member at Anadolu Group Companies and Independent Board Member at Söktaş Tekstil, Tüpraş, Arçelik and Boyner Perakendecilik. Kamil Ömer Bozer is not an executive member in accordance with the CMB Corporate Governance Principles and is not an independent member.

  • Ahmet BOYACIOĞLU

    Ahmet BOYACIOĞLU

    Member

    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.

  • Kozo YAMAGUCHI

    Hiroko YAGUCHI

    Member

    Mrs. Yaguchi, who was born in 1962, earned a Bachelor degree from the University of Sophia. She joined Isuzu Motors in April 1986. She worked in the Overseas and Europe Planning and Project Department between 1986-1991, in the Sales Group, Europe Department, Europe Group, Europe, Latin America, Oceania and Africa Department and Personnel Department between 1992-1993. She worked in Latin America Group, Overseas Sales Department, between 1993-1995, in Taiwan & Korea Group, Overseas Sales Department, and International Operations in the International Department between 1996-1998. She worked in the International Department of the Panama Representative Office between 1998-2000 and became the Manager in June 2000. She continued her duties as Manager in the North America Sales Department between 2001-2002 and in the Group and Latin America Group International Departments between 2002-2007. She worked as a Manager in the Europe and Turkey Group International Department between 2007-2010. She continued her duties as Manager in the CIS & Southwest Asia Group International Sales Department and the Europe Group International Sales Department between 2011-2014. She worked as the General Manager in the International Sales Department in 2016. She was seconded to Isuzu Australia Limited in 2017. She became the General Manager in the Regional Management Office in 2021 April.

  • Kozo YAMAGUCHI

    Kozo YAMAGUCHI

    Member

    Kozo Yamaguchi was born in 1955, in Hiroshima, Japan. He graduated from Yokohama National University, Engineering Faculty in 1978. Following his graduation, he started his career at Isuzu Motors Limited in Japan. He took several roles at Isuzu from 1978 to 2019. He worked in charge of Heavy duty all wheel driving truck development between 1978-1995, then, he worked as Group Leader of Medium duty truck development & engineering between 1995-2000, as Group Leader of Bus development & engineering between 2000-2004, as General Manager of chassis development & engineering for all trucks between 2004-2008 and as General Manager of Bus product planning and development between 2008-2014. He was in charge of Bus body development bus at J-Bus as Operating Officer between 2014 -2017. He was in charge of Bus product planning since he turned back to Isuzu Motors Limited in 2017.

  • Koki HİNO

    Koki HİNO

    Member

    Koki Hino graduated from Keio University Law in 1986. He joined Itochu Corporation in April 1986. He worked in the Industrial Machinery Department which under the Export Textile Machinery and Soviet Union and Eastern Europe Section between 1986-1992, the Industrial Machinery Department under the Middle East Section between 1992-1993. Mr. Hino, who worked in Itouchu Corporation Karachi Branch between 1993-1997, worked in ISTCM company with temporary transfer between 1998-2000. He served as the President of TEXMAC, a subsidiary of Itochu Corporation between 2000-2005. He worked as the Assistant Section Manager and Section Manager of the Industrial Machinery Projects Department between 2005-2006, as the Section Manager at the Construction Machinery and Overseas Projects Department between 2007-2008, at the Machinery Planning and Administration Department under the Industrial Machine Solutions Division between 2009-2011, as the Assistant General Manager at the CIS firm between 2012-2015, as the Office Manager of Itochu Corporation Kiev Branch between 2015-2019, as the Assistant General Manager of Turkey and Office Manager of Itochu Corporation Ankara Branch between 2019-2020, as the Assistant General Manager of Turkey and Office Manager of Itochu Corporation İstanbul Branch between 2020-2021, Since 2021 Mr Hino serving as the General Manager of Turkey and Office Manager of Itochu Corporation İstanbul Branch.

  • Reo SAWADA

    Reo SAWADA

    Member

    Mr. Sawada, who was born in 1985, earned a Bachelor degree of Russian Studies from the University of Kobe. Mr. Sawada began his career in Itochu Corporation as Sales Repsesentative in Russian Automotive Department in 2008. In 2012, he held the position of Assistant to General Director of Suzuki Motors Rus LLC in Moscow, Russia. One year later he assigned as Assistant to General Director Suzuki Motors Rus LLC in Almaty, Kazakhistan. For the last five years he worked as Project Leader in Isuzu Business Department. He is serving as the General Manager Consultant in Anadolu Isuzu Otomotiv Sanayii ve Ticaret A.Ş. since August 2019.

  • Ahmet Murat SELEK

    Ahmet Murat SELEK

    Independent Member

    Murat Selek, received his bachelor degree in mechanical engineering from Boğaziçi University and completed his master's degree in Mechanical Engineering department at Cornell University (USA), started his career in 1983 as a Purchasing Specialist at Enka İnşaat. Mr. Selek worked respectively as Planning and Commercial Activities Manager in Çukurova Ziraat between 1986-1987, Project Coordinator and Foreign Purchasing Manager at Otoyol Sanayi A.Ş. between 1987-1992, Assistant General Manager in Marketing, Sales and After-Sales Services at Tofaş between 1992-2003. After serving as General Manager at Otoyol Sanayi A.Ş. between 2003-2007, at Karsan Otomotiv he served as CEO between 2008-2016 and as an advisor to BoD between 2016-2017. Mr. Selek continues to serve as a Strategy and Corporate Management Consultant. Mr. Selek complies with all of the independent member requirements, defined in the Capital Markets Board (CMB) Corporate Governance Principles.

  • Orhan ÖZER

    Orhan ÖZER

    Independent Member

    Orhan Özer graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Business Administration in 1982. He worked as an executive in Oyak-Renault Otomobil A.Ş. between 1984-1986, as a manager at H.Ö. Sabancı Holding between 1986-1991 and Assistant General Manager at Goetze Istanbul Segman A.Ş. between 1991-1995. In 1995, he joined the Toyota family, worked as an Assistant General Manager from 1995 to 2002 at Toyota Otomobil Türkiye A.Ş. After serving as Vice-President at Toyota Motor Europe between 2002-2008, he continued to serve as Senior Assistant General Manager between 2008-2010 and as General Manager between 2010-2016 at Toyota Otomobil Türkiye A.Ş. Mr. Özer complies with all of the independent member requirements, defined in the Capital Markets Board (CMB) Corporate Governance Principles.