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: 2 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: 2 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: - year

  • Mr. Behzat YILDIRIMER
    (Independent Board Member)

    He graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Business Administration. He worked as Research Assistant in the university for 1 year. Starting his career in the finance sector as auditor in Halk Bank between 1980- 1982, he worked as Branch Manager, Assistant General Manager in Treasury and Foreign Relations in Dışbank between 1983- 1992, and he continued to work as Founder Partner- Deputy General Manager in BankEkspres between 1992- 1995. Between 1995- 1998, he worked as General Manager for Turkish Desk in Union Bancaire Privee, Switzerland. Yıldırımer who returned to Turkey in 1998, is the founder of Tim Eğitim ve Danışmanlık. He gives trainings on General View on Banking, Asset Liability Management, Branch Management Simulation with regard to Banking and Finance Sector.

    The term in the Board of Directors: 1 year

  • Sn. Özlem ÇÖRTOĞLU
     (Independent Board Member)

    Ms Çörtoğlu graduated from the Faculty of Law, Ankara University. Starting her career as a lawyer in 1988 in the Ministry of Justice, she undertook various roles in the Prime Ministry Privatization Administration until 2006. She worked as a Legal Advisor in Prime Ministry Privatization Administration from 2006 to 2016. At the same time, she was also a board member in Havaş A.Ş. Meybuz A.Ş., Eti Holding A.Ş. and Doğusan A.Ş. companies, a member of audit board in Deniz Nakliyat A.Ş. and Orüs Orman Ürünleri Sanayi A.Ş. companies, working on miscellaneous projects at the Privatization Administration and served as a tender commission member.

    Her term in the Board of Directors: - year

    Senior Management

  • Mr. Mehmet Çitil
    (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.