Management Structure

  • Mr. Tanju KAYA
    (Chairman)

    He grated from Gazi University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Public Administration in 1985. Starting his banking career in Pamukbank in 1986, he held several positions in Türk Ekonomi Bankası, Marmara Bank and Alternatif Bank. He worked as Branch Manager at Bank Ekspres between 1994- 1997. He joined DenizBank in 1997 during days of establishment and became Ankara Branch Manager. Serving as Central Anatolia Regional Manager in early 2002, Mr. Kaya continues his duties as Executive Vice President in charge of Administrative Services in DenizBank A.Ş. since July 2003.

    The term in the Board of Directors: 6 year

  • Mr. Mehmet AYDOĞDU
    (Deputy Chairman)

    He graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. He started his banking career in 1996. He joined DenizBank in 2002. He continues his duty as Executive Vice President in charge of Commercial Banking and Public Finance in DenizBank A.Ş.

    The term in the Board of Directors: 6 year

  • Mr Ali Murat DİZDAR
    (Board Member)

    Born in 1960, Mr Dizdar graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Law in 1982. He held the position of a Private Advisor in 1985, Legal Director in Birleşik Türk Körfez Bank from 1998 to 2001 and completed his postgraduate studies on Law in Osmanlı Bank in 2001. Starting his career as a research assistant at Istanbul University Faculty of Law and held the positions of Legal Advisor in Altheimer & Gray between 1990- 1998, Legal Department Manager at Birleşik Türk Körfez Bank between 1998- 2001. Then he served as Legal Consultancy Unit Manager in Osmanlı Bank in 2001 and Legal Advisor and Risk Management Committee Chairman at Taib Yatırımbank in 2002. He worked as Legal Corporate Department Head in DenizBank A.Ş. between 2002- 2003 and as Senior Vice President of the Legal Group between 2003- 2010. He works as the Chief Legal Advisor in DenizBank A.Ş. since 2010.

    His term in the Board of Directors: 3 year

  • Mr. Dr. Muharrem Faik ÖZTUNÇ
    (Independent Board Member)

    He graduated from the Management Engineering department, Istanbul Technical University with honors in 1987. Next, he completed his graduate and postgraduate studies in Money and Bank Department in Istanbul University. He worked as a Training Staff - Audit Expert and Assistant Coordinator in Koç Holding from 1987 to 2000. In 2000, he conducted a project concerning the merger of Tofaş-Fiat Group and Otosan-Ford Group Regional Marketing Companies with Koç Holding. Then he was appointed as the Chief Assistant General Manager to Birol Company under Koç Holding by undertaking its establishment. He worked in Birol Company operating in the automotive sector until 2005 when was appointed as the Assistant General Manager to Divan company under Koç Holding again from Birol company. He achieved company growth by creating a growth model in the hotel business without an investment. With this system in place, the number of hotels which was 6 in 2005 increased to 28 in 10 years. Within this period of time, Divan brand was promoted and expanded abroad. He quit his administrative duties in 2015 and now provides Consultancy services within the same company.

    The term in the Board of Directors: -- year

  • Mr. Sinan KAFADAR
    (Independent Board Member)

    He was born in İstanbul in 1964. He graduated from the Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul Technical University in 1986. Starting his architecture career in Istanbul, Sinan Kafadar continued his career in a number of architecture offices in London, Montreal and Rome. In 1990, he joined Mete Design Group as a partner. Starting off his designs with tourism structures and continuing with domestic and international hotel projects, Sinan KAFADAR keeps producing architectural and interior architectural projects for housing and education centres and office buildings.

    The term in the Board of Directors: -- year

    Senior Management

  • Mr. Mehmet Çitil
    (Board Member - General Manager)

    Mr. Çitil graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Department of Architecture in 1987 and received his Master’s degree from Istanbul University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, in Business. He started to work in Interbank A.Ş. in 1988 at the Department of Construction. Together with the founding team of DenizBank, he transferred to DenizBank A.Ş. in 1997 as Construction and Real Estate Senior Vice President. In March, 2013, he obtained License of Valuation Expertise from CMB. He also worked as board member in PUPA A.Ş., the subsidiary of the bank between 2009- 2013. He was nominated as Deniz Real Estate Investment Trust General Manager in December 26, 2013. He was elected as a Board Member at the General Assembly meeting held on 28.Mar.2019.

    The term in the Board of Directors: 1 year