Sedat KURUCAN / Chairman of the Board
Born in 1960 in Ordu, Sedat Kurucan graduated as a mechanical engineer from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Istanbul Technical University in 1982. He pursued his master's degree in gas turbines at Eskişehir Osman Gazi University.
He has worked on contract and quality management topics at the Turkish Air Force Command, Eskişehir Aircraft Engine Maintenance Factory, and Eskişehir TUSAŞ F16 Engine Factory.
Since 1999, Sedat Kurucan has been serving as a member of the Board of Directors and a senior executive in İhlas Group companies. He is proficient in English and has a basic level of knowledge in French.
He currently holds the position of a Board Member in İhlas Group companies.
Bekir EREN / Vice Chairman of the Board and General Manager
Bekir Eren, born in 1956 in Balıkesir, graduated from the Department of Industrial Engineering at Middle East Technical University in 1980.
Between 1980 and 1984, Eren worked as a production planning and stock control engineer at the Machinery and Chemical Industry Corporation Textile Machinery Factory. He started working at the General Directorate of Turkey Cellulose and Paper Factories in 1984, initially in the APK Department, and later took on roles in information technology management and department management.
Currently, Bekir Eren serves as a member of the Board of Directors and a senior executive in İhlas Group companies.
Mahmut Kemal AYDIN / Board Member and Authorized Representative for Financial Affairs
Born in Kastamonu in 1957, Mahmut Kemal Aydın graduated from Istanbul Academy of Economic and Commercial Sciences.
Between 1976 and 1982, he worked as a chief accountant in the Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine Capital Fund Accountancy at Istanbul University. From 1985 to 1989, he worked as an inspector in the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, Department of Labor Inspection. Aydın joined İhlas Holding A.Ş. in 1989 and was involved in the company's public offering efforts from 1993 to 1994. From 1998 to 2015, he served as a member of the Board of Directors and Deputy General Manager responsible for financial affairs at İhlas Holding A.Ş.
Mahmut Kemal Aydın continues to serve as a member of the Board of Directors and a senior executive in İhlas Group companies.
H. Alev VOLKAN / Board Member
H. Alev Volkan, who graduated from Istanbul Academy of Economic and Commercial Sciences, started her career as a clerk in the personnel service of Haseki Hospital between 1970 and 1976.
From 1976 to 1994, she served as a chief cost accountant and later as an accounting manager at Penyelüks Hasan Gürel Combined Textile Enterprises A.Ş. In 1994, she joined İhlas Holding A.Ş.
H. Alev Volkan holds certificates in Advanced License for Capital Market Activities and Corporate Governance Rating Expertise. She is currently the head of the investor relations department and a member of the corporate governance committee at İhlas Group companies.
Hüsnü KURTİŞ / Independent Board Member
Born in Niğde in 1953, Hüsnü Kurtiş graduated from Adana Academy of Economic and Commercial Sciences in 1975.
Having worked as a human resources manager and financial affairs manager in the private sector before retiring, Hüsnü Kurtiş serves as an independent member of the Board of Directors in İhlas Group.
Ziya BURCUOĞLU / Independent Board Member
Born in Gönen in 1942, Ziya Burcuoğlu completed his military education at the War Academies and became a staff captain. He also received training at the Paris War Academies in France and participated in the opening of the first military attaché office in Tunisia. Having served in various positions in the Turkish Armed Forces, Burcuoğlu retired as a lieutenant colonel.
Ziya Burcuoğlu, who has published many books on historical subjects, serves as an independent member of the Board of Directors in İhlas Group companies.
Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Hüsnü GÜNDÜZ / Independent Board Member
Born in Bingöl-Kiğı in 1947, Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Hüsnü Gündüz completed his undergraduate education at Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture.
He started his academic career in 1973 and served as a faculty member at several universities, with his most recent position being the rector of Istanbul Yeni Yüzyıl University.
Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Hüsnü Gündüz holds the position of an independent member of the Board of Directors in İhlas Group companies.