Board of Directors

​​​Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kırman
Chairman
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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.​
Abdullah Kılınç
Vice Chairman
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Abdullah Kılınç received his degree in mechanical engineering from the Middle East Technical University in 1990 and completed the Advance Management Programme of Harvard Business School in 2012. He joined Anadolu Cam Sanayii A.Ş. as a production engineer at the Mersin Plant in 1992, where he later functioned as production supervisor in 1995. He was appointed as an Assistant General Manager to Mina Ksani Glass Container Company in Georgia in 1999. Brought to the position of Business Development Manager of Anadolu Cam Sanayii A.Ş. in 2003, Kılınç then served as the General Manager of Ruscam Ufa Plant, Operations Director of Russia Operations and Operations Director of the Glass Packaging Group. Mr. Kılınç has been serving as the President of the Glass Packaging Group-Turkey since January 2014.
Sibel Koç Karacaoğlu
Member
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Sibel Koç Karacaoğlu graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Business Administration, Business Administration Department. In 1998, she started her business career as Assistant Financial Resources Specialist at Anadolu Cam Sanayii A.Ş. in the company’s Management and Sales Center. After working as Financial Resources Specialist for Group companies, and Budget Specialist and Financial Control Specialist, she was appointed Budget and Financial Control Manager at Anadolu Cam Sanayii in 2014. Since October 2016, Ms. Karacaoğlu has served as CFO at Türkiye Cam Ambalaj Group. She holds the Independent Accountant and Financial Advisor (SMMM), Capital Markets Activities Level 3 and Corporate Governance Rating licenses​.
Zeynep Hansu Uçar
Member
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Zeynep Hansu Uçar is a graduate of 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. She currently serves as a Board Member at Türkiye Şişe ve Cam Fabrikaları A.Ş., Trakya Cam Sanayii A.Ş., Anadolu Cam Sanayii A.Ş. and Paşabahçe Cam Sanayii A.Ş. 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 Türkiye Sınai Kalkınma Bankası A.Ş. since November 27, 2015, and Camiş Yatırım Holding A.Ş. since March 27, 2012, all being İşbank subsidiaries.​
Mehmet Celal Betil
Independent Member
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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 continued to be a Board Member at some companies of Borusan Group until the beginning of 2019. He acted as a Board Member at the Turkish Employers Association of Metal Industries (MESS) between 2007 and 2016 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.​
İlhan İl
Independent Member
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Having graduated from the Department of Finance of the Faculty of Political Sciences affiliated to Ankara University in 1983, İlhan İl completed his MBA on International Business Economics at the University of the West of England in the UK between 1992 and 1993. Starting his career as a Tax Inspector at the Ministry of Finance in 1984, İl was appointed as the Adviser for the Minister of State in Charge of Economy in 1994 and the Deputy Director General of Economic Research and Evaluation at the Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade affiliated to the Prime Ministry in 1995. Between 1997 and 2015, he acted as a Member of the Board of Coordination for Bilkent Holding, the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Tepe Home, Tepe Betopan, Tepe Prefabrik and Tepe Real Estate Investment, CEO at Tepe Security, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors for Bilkent Cyberpark and a Board Member at TAV Airports Holding, ATÜ Duty Free, BTA Food & Beverage and İDO İstanbul Deniz Otobüsleri A.Ş.  İlhan İl currently acts as an Independent Board Member at Sütaş Group of Companies and the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Travelex Turkey. İlhan İl was appointed as an Independent Board 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.