Dr. Ahmet Kırman graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Law. He went on to obtain his Master’s degree in EU Competition Law and Ph.D. in Commercial Law from the same institution, becoming Associate Professor and then Professor of Financial Law. Dr. Kırman served as Faculty Member, Division Head, Head of the Finance Department and Institute Director at Ankara University, Faculty of Political Science. He was also a Faculty Member at Galatasaray University, Faculty of Law. Dr. Kırman started his professional career in 1981 as a judge for the Council of State. Subsequently, he joined Türkiye İş Bankası A.Ş. where he held various positions in banking and insurance. He served as the Chairman of Türkiye İş Bankası A.Ş., Milli Reasürans T.A.Ş., Destek Reasürans A.Ş., and Petrol Ofisi A.Ş., and Board Member at several other major companies including Anadolu Sigorta A.Ş. Dr. Kırman has been the Chairman and Managing Director of Türkiye Şişe ve Cam Fabrikaları A.Ş. between the years 2006 and 2011, and Vice Chairman and CEO of Şişecam Group since 2011. Dr. Kırman is also the Chairman of Soda San. A.Ş., Trakya Cam San. A.Ş., Anadolu Cam San. A.Ş., Paşabahçe A.Ş. and several other Group companies.In recognition of his outstanding lifetime contributions to the glass science and technology, encouraging the Exchange of knowledge and promotion of national and international glass community, Dr. Kırman was honored with the “President’s Award” by the International Commission on Glass (ICG), which is the most reputable and recognized world-wide organization in the field of glass with the representatives from 33 countries.Dr. Kırman has been awarded with the honor of "Cavaliere" of “the Order of the Star of Italy”, proposed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and bestowed by the President of the Italian Republic, for his contribution to the strengthening of economic bilateral relations and mutual investments between Italy and Turkey.Dr. Kırman has also been honored by the Presidency of Tatarstan with the “Medal of Valorous Labour” in recognition of his valuable contributions to the development of investments and economic cooperation with Tatarstan. Dr. Kırman has served on the Board of Directors at ICC Turkish National Committee, BTHE and IAV. In addition, Dr. Kırman was a member of TEPAV’s Board of Trustees and Board of Directors and the Turkish Shooting and Hunting Federation’s Board of Directors and Council of Legal Affairs. Dr. Kırman is author of 12 books along with numerous scholarly articles and has been invited as a key speaker at numerous scientific as well as business events. Involved in parachuting and shooting sports, Dr. Kırman won the gold medal in shooting in 1978 Balkan Championship.
|Cemil Tokel graduated from Humberside University, Department of Management in 1991, and completed the Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School in 2012. He joined Paşabahçe Tic. Ltd. Şti. as International Sales Representative in 1992, where he later worked as Supervisor of International Sales, Sales Development Director, and International Sales Manager. Appointed as Vice President of Marketing and Sales in 2012, Cemil Tokel has been serving as Glassware Group President since 2 January 2014.|
Zeynep Hansu Uçar is a graduate of the Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration. She started her career as an Assistant Investment Specialist in the Subsidiaries Division of İşbank in 1994. She held several managerial positions responsible for various group companies at the same department. Uçar has been serving as the Subsidiaries Division Unit Manager since 2007. Having functioned as a Board member and auditor at various companies of Şişecam Group since 2010, she also holds seats on the board of directors of Kültür Yayınları İş Türk A.Ş., company, since 22 July 2010, Camiş Yatırım Holding A.Ş. since 27 March 2012, Avea İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş. since 9 October 2012, İş Faktoring A.Ş. since 29 July 2013 and İş Finansal Kiralama A.Ş. since 30 July 2013, all being İşbank subsidiaries.
A graduate of Istanbul Technical University, Mehmet Celal Betil holds MSc degrees on automation and power electronics at Istanbul Technical University. Betil worked as a Maintenance Engineer, Design Engineer, Plant Manager, the Managing Director of Birlik Galvaniz (Galvanized Steel) and of Borçelik, respectively during his 41-year-career at Borusan. Starting from 2006, he acted as a Member of the Holding's Executive Board and the Chairman of the Board of Directors and a Board Member at the Group's companies. Betil retired in January 2018, but he continues to be a Board Member at some companies of Borusan Group. He acted as a Board Member at the Turkish Employers Association of Metal Industries (MESS) in 2007 while he was the Chairman of the Board of Directors at MESS between 2014 and 2016. Acting as a Board Member at the Turkish Confederation of Employer Associations between 2010 and 2016 and an Assembly Member at Istanbul Chamber of Industry between 1999 and 2013, Betil has been a Board Member at the Turkish Wind Energy Association since 2016. A trustee at Istanbul Boys' High School Education Foundation, Mehmet Celal Betil acted as a Board Member between 2003 and 2010. Mehmet Celal Betil was appointed as an Independent Member in line with the Corporate Governance Principles of the Capital Markets Board of Turkey at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders by our company on March 21, 2018.