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Enis Turan Erdoğan

(1955 - Mersin) Enis Turan Erdoğan obtained his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Istanbul Technical University in 1976 and his MBA from Brunel University in the UK in 1979. Following his return to Turkey, he served in managerial positions in various companies in the private sector before joining Vestel in 1988. Having held several managerial positions at Vestel since 1988, Mr. Erdoğan served as the Chairman of Vestel Foreign Trade and as an Executive Committee Member at Vestel Elektronik until 2013. Since January 1, 2013, Mr. Turan has been serving as the CEO of Vestel Group of Companies. Mr. Erdoğan served as the President of TURKTRADE (Turkish Foreign Trade Association) for two periods between 2002 and 2006. He also served as a Board Member of Europe’s largest ICT Confederation, DIGITALEUROPE, between 2010 and 2014 as the first Turkish citizen to be elected.

Cem Köksal

(1967 - Ankara) Cem Köksal graduated from the Mechanical Engineering Department of Boğaziçi University in 1988 and obtained a master’s degree at Bilkent University in 1990. Having served in the banking industry between 1990 and 2001, Mr. Köksal was appointed as Deputy General Manager at Denizbank in 1997. Cem Köksal joined Vestel as Chief Financial Officer in 2002. He currently serves as an Executive Committee Member at Vestel Group of Companies and as the Head of Financial Affairs Group at Zorlu Holding.

Necmi Kavuşturan

(1956 - Gaziantep) Necmi Kavuşturan graduated from the Faculty of Political Sciences at Ankara University in 1979. He began his banking career at Isbank in 1979. He has held various managerial positions at Interbank between 1985 and 1997. Mr. Kavuşturan joined Denizbank in 1997 as the Deputy General Manager in charge of Management Services. He became the Head of Human Resources Group at Zorlu Holding in 2003. He has been serving as the Executive Committee Member at Vestel Group of Companies since 2005.

Erdal Haspolat

(1970 - Bitlis) Erdal Haspolat graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Middle East Technical University in 1992. He started his career as System Design Engineer at Rocket Industry Department of Ankara Makine Kimya Endüstrisi Kurumu in 1992. Mr. Haspolat began to work in the R&D Department of Vestel Beyaz Eşya’s Refrigerator Factory in 1998 and served as the R&D Engineer and R&D Laboratory Responsible between 1998 and 2002. During this period, Erdal Haspolat also took part in the projects for the localization of imported components used in the production of air conditioners. Between 2002 and 2005, Mr. Haspolat served as the Quality Assurance Manager and R&D Manager for Vestel Beyaz Eşya’s new washing machine factory project. In 2005, he assumed the management of the dishwasher project, which was launched for the addition of dishwashers to Vestel Beyaz Eşya’s product line. Taking part in the production, quality, product design and related processes of the plant, he was involved in all the investment and design processes of the project together with his project team and was also in charge of the Dishwasher Plant until 2013. In 2013, he became the Manager of Vestel Beyaz Eşya’s two Refrigerator Plants. Mr. Haspolat was appointed as the General Manager of Vestel Beyaz Eşya Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ in April 2015 and has been serving in this position since then.

Alp Dayı

(1963 - Alaşehir) Alp Dayı graduated from the Department of Industrial Engineering at Dokuz Eylül University in 1985 and received a degree in Finance from the University of California, UC Berkeley in 2006. Mr. Dayı has served as a senior manager responsible for financial affairs at various industrial companies since 1987 and joined Vestel Group in 1999. He currently serves as the Financial Affairs Coordinator at Vestel Group, being responsible for Vestel's both domestic and foreign subsidiaries.

Özgür Yılmaz

(1976 - Izmir) Özgür Yılmaz graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Middle East Technical University in 1998. Mr. Yılmaz worked on attack helicopters in the Turkish Armed Forces between 1998 and 2001. He started working at Vestel Beyaz Eşya as Washing Machine Design Engineer in 2002 and later served as the Chief Engineer for R&D Mechanical Design and R&D Manager, respectively. Mr. Özgür Yılmaz has been serving as the Deputy General Manager for the Washing Machine Plant since 2012 and is also responsible for the new Washing Machine and Dryer Plant, which came onstream in 2018.

Hasan Uğur

(1981- Mersin) Hasan Uğur graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Middle East Technical University in 2004. He began his professional career at Vestel Beyaz Eşya as Design Engineer in R&D Department at the Dishwasher Production Plant in 2005 later served as the Mechanical Hydraulic System Design Supervisor and Senior Design Architect, respectively. Mr. Uğur has been working as an R&D Manager at the Refrigerator Plants since 2013 and has been appointed as the Deputy General Manager Responsible for the Refrigerator Plants as of February 2019.

Serhat Tolga Sönmez

(1972- Erzurum) Serhat Tolga Sönmez graduated from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Dokuz Eylül University in 1994. After assuming different positions in the white goods sector, he joined Vestel Beyaz Eşya Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ in 1998. After working in different departments at the Refrigerator Plant, where he was also involved in its establishment, Mr. Sönmez was appointed as the Manager of the Plant in 2006. Mr. Sönmez has been serving as the Deputy General Manager Responsible for the Dishwasher Plant since 2013.

Mehmet Yavuz

(1978 - Diyarbakır) Mehmet Yavuz graduated from the Department of Industrial Engineering at Istanbul Technical University in 2002. He worked as Quality Assurance Officer at Aykim Metal Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ during 2002-2004. Mr. Yavuz joined Vestel Beyaz Eşya in 2004 and assumed various responsibilities in the Company’s Washing Machine, Dishwasher and Refrigerator plants. Mr. Yavuz, who has been serving as the Acting Deputy General Manager for the Cooking Appliances Factory from October 2017, has been appointed as the Deputy General Manager as of February 2018.

Hakan Akıncı

(1971 - Eskişehir) Hakan Akıncı graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Istanbul Technical University in 1992 and obtained his Master's degree at Dokuz Eylül University in 1996. Hakan Akıncı worked as a Research Assistant at Dokuz Eylül University between 1995 and 1999 and joined at Vestel Beyaz Eşya in 1999. He currently serves as the Deputy General Manager Responsible for the Air Conditioner and Water Heater Plant.

Kemal Özgür

(1970 - Yunak) Kemal Özgür graduated from the Industrial Engineering Department of İstanbul University in 1992. He began his professional career at PEG-Profilo AŞ as an investment and project engineer in 1994. Having participated in the establishment of Vestel Beyaz Eşya’s Refrigerator Production Plant as an investment and project engineer, he served as the Manager of the Washing Machine Production Plant between 2004-2012. Mr. Özgür was named the Deputy General Manager Responsible for the Purchasing Department of Vestel Beyaz Eşya Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ in 2012 and has been serving in this position since then.

Hasan Uğur

(1981- Mersin) Hasan Uğur graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Middle East Technical University in 2004. He began his professional career at Vestel Beyaz Eşya as Design Engineer in R&D Department at the Dishwasher Production Plant in 2005 later served as the Mechanical Hydraulic System Design Supervisor and Senior Design Architect, respectively. Mr. Uğur has been working as an R&D Manager at the Refrigerator Plants since 2013 and has been appointed as the Deputy General Manager Responsible for the Refrigerator Plants as of February 2019.