Born in Istanbul in 1971, Kerem Çakır is graduated from Istanbul (Erkek) High School, and then from Boğaziçi University Mechanical Engineering Faculty in 1994. After graduation, he started his business life and career in Borusan. In 2000, he completed his post-graduate study (Executive MBA) Koç University. Within Borusan Group of Companies, Kerem Çakır worked in Borusan Birleşik Boru Fabrikaları (currently named Borusan Mannesmann Boru), Borusan Elektronik, Borçelik and Kerim Çelik. After working as General Manager in Kerim Çelik between 2008 and 2015, Kerem Çakır is still working as Borçelik General Manager since January 2015.
Executive Board Member Production and Investments
Born in Merzifon in 1965, Mesut Rifat Güney is graduated from Kabataş High School and then from Istanbul Technical University, Mechanical Engineering Faculty. Having a Post-graduate Degree in the same discipline, Mr. Güney is working in different units of Borçelik since 1992. And since 2013, he is serving as an “Executive Board Member” in charge of Production and Investments in Borçelik.
Executive Board Member Purchasing
Born in Ankara in 1966, Sinan Sözen is graduated from Middle East Technical University Metallurgy Engineering Faculty in 1990. Starting his job career in Borçelik in 1993, Mr. Sözen worked in different job positions in Customer Technical Relations and Domestic Sales Departments. In 2006, he is appointed as Executive Board Member in charge of Domestic Sales, Raw Material Purchasing and Customer Technical Relations functions. Since 2015, he is serving as Executive Board Member in charge of Purchasing and Steel Service Centre sales operations.
Executive Board Member Sales, Marketing, Customer Technical Relations and Innovation
Born in Ankara in 1975, Güvenç Temizel is graduated from TED Ankara College and then from Middle East Technical University Metallurgy and Material Engineering Faculty. Having a Post-graduate Degree in the same discipline, Mr. Temizel is working in different units of Borçelik since 2002. And since 2015, he is serving as an “Executive Board Member” in charge of Sales, Marketing, Customer Technical Relations and Innovation units.
Executive Board Member R&D, Information Technologies, Digital Transformation, Management Systems
Born in 1976, Mustafa Ayhan has started his professional job career in Bosch company in 1998 by assuming the data centre, network, production systems, process management, project management and change management responsibilities in informatics and data processing field. In 2014, he has been appointed as director of a unit producing information services for Turkey and 17 other countries in Middle East and Africa. Upon introduction of Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Big Data and Industry 4.0 issues into the agenda of all companies at the highest ranks thereof, he was engaged in business development activities such as Industry 4.0 transformation of factories under his responsibility, and introduction of Industry 4.0 consultancy and services to the marketplace. He is further collaborating with the Ministry and Non-governmental Organizations with a view to increasing the competitive power of Turkey in industries and to create awareness about the forth industrial revolution. As of October 2018, he started to work as Executive Board Member in charge of R&D, Information Technologies, Digital Transformation and Management Systems in Borçelik. At the same time, Mr. Ayhan is a professional coach and is dealing with personal awareness and career coaching as well.
Executive Board Member Supply Chain Operations
Born in Trabzon in 1972, Önder Aydoğan is graduated from Trabzon Anatolian High School and then from Middle East Technical University Electrical and Electronic Engineering Faculty. After starting his job career as a Trainee and working in Automation and Production Management Software departments in Borçelik since 1994, Mr. Aydoğan has later served as Lean 6 Sigma Black Belt project manager and then as Ancillary Facilities, Grinding, Technical Office and Downstream Production Lines Manager. Since 2017, he is serving as “Executive Board Member” in charge of Supply Chain Operations in Borçelik.
Executive Board Member Financial Affairs
Born in Kırcaali, Bulgaria in 1982, Hafize Çetinel is graduated from Middle East Technical University Business Administration Faculty in 2006. Together with her undergraduate program, she also completed the International Economics minor program in the same university. Starting her job career in Ankara office of Ernst&Young independent audit firm between 2006 and 2009 years, Çetinel has started to work in Borçelik as Tax Accounting Specialist in 2009. In 2015, she is appointed as Accounting and Budget Manager in Borçelik. Holding international internal auditor and financial advisor certificates, Çetinel is appointed as Executive Board Member in charge of Financial Affairs in Borçelik as of 1 November 2018.