Frequently Asked Questions
Erkin Aydın
Chairman of Board of Directors

Born in 1975, Erkin Aydın graduated from the School of Engineering of Bogazici University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and received his MBA degree from the University of Michigan Business School in 2003. Starting his career in the USA in 1998, he was Business Development Associate Project Engineer in Guy F. Atkinson Construction, and Project Manager in California-based Clack Construction Group. In 2002, he joined McKinsey & Company in Istanbul in the roles of Consultant, Project Manager and Assistant Partner, where he consulted various Turkish, East European and West European financial institutions in the fields of growth strategy, marketing, sales efficiency, operational efficiency, organization strategy, and mergers and acquisitions. He started working for Finansbank A.Ş in 2008 as a Group Manager. After a series of marketing management roles, he was appointed as Retail Marketing Coordinator in February 2010 and as Executive Vice President of Consumer Banking in May 2011. After becoming Executive Vice President of Retail Banking and Payment Systems in October 2013, he was appointed Executive Vice President of Retail Banking, Payment Systems and Financial Institutions as of June 2016.

Enis Kurtoğlu
Board Member in charge of Internal Control

Born in 1977, Kurtoğlu has BA degree from Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of Bogazici University in 1999 and completed his MBA in London Business School in 2006. He worked in various marketing and sales management positions at Citibank Turkey in 1999-2002, and in Citibank London HQ responsible for Europe, Middle East and Africa in 2002-2006. Following his role as Citibank Turkey Marketing Director in 2006-2010, he joined QNB Finansbank A.Ş. as Group Manager in charge of Retail Products. Between 2012-2014, he was Retail Banking Director, and assumed the role of Director of Retail Banking and Direct Sales from 2014 to May 2015. Between May 2015 – June 2016, he was Executive Vice President of Retail Banking, and went on to become Executive Vice President of Retail and Private Banking as of June 2016.

Adnan Menderes Yayla
Vice Chairman of Board of Directors

Born in 1963, Yayla completed his Major in Economics in 1985, at Faculty of Political Sciences, Ankara University. He earned his MBA at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA between 1992 and 1994. Yayla was Assistant Finance Inspector and later Finance Inspector in 1985-1995 at the Ministry of Finance; Head of Project Valuation Department at the Privatization Administration in 1995-1996; Manager, Senior Manager and Partner in 1996-2000 at Istanbul and London offices of Price Waterhouse Coopers; Executive Vice President for Financial Controlling Group and Risk Management in 2008-2008 at T. Dış Ticaret Bank (Fortis). He has been a Member of Management Committee of Finansbank A.Ş and the Group CFO since May 20, 2008. As of October 2013, he holds the title of Vice General Manager for Financial Control and Planning, as well as Group CFO.

Halim Ersun Bilgici
Member of Board of Directors

Born in 1966, Halim Ersun Bilgici graduated from the Faculty of Law at Ankara University in 1991 and completed his MBA at Yeditepe University in 2010. Bilgici embarked upon his career in 1992 at İktisat Bankası and then held the title of Private Marketing Coordinator at Şekerbank. Having started his career with Finansbank A.Ş in 2003 as the Group Head of Retail Credits, he was appointed in October 2013 as the Vice General Manager of Retail and Commercial Credits.

Osman Taş
Member of Board of Directors
Born in 1978, Osman Taş graduated from Department of Economics of Middle East Technical University in 1999 and received his MBA from Bahçeşehir University in 2009. He began his career in 1999 as an Assistant Internal Auditor at Esbank T.A.Ş. In 2002, Osman Taş joined Finansbanks’ Audit Department. After taking responsibility at various levels in this department, he was appointed as Unit Internal Auditor in charge of Branch Audits in 2008. In the same year, he continued his career as the Loans Monitoring Unit Manager at Corporate and Commercial Loans. Between 2010 and 2012, he served as the Head of SME Close Monitoring Department. Between 2012-2015, he worked as Retail Products and Operating Loans Monitoring Division Manager, and between 2015-2018 he worked as Retail Credits Legal Proceedings Division Manager. In 2018, he was appointed as Retail Credits Legal Proceedings Director. Since July 2019, In addition to his current responsibilities, Osman Taş appointed to Hemenal Finansman A.Ş. as General Manager.