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İnan Kıraç - CHAIRMAN

İnan Kıraç began his career as a sales officer in 1961 at Ormak A.Ş., a division of Koç Group. In 1966, he was promoted as the general manager of Otoyol, the manufacturing company of Fiat trucks and midibuses. He later became the general manager of Tofaş Oto Ticaret, the sales and distribution company of Fiat cars produced in Turkey. Kıraç was then promoted as the vice president and later on president of the Koç Holding Automotive Group. He served as the CEO of Koç Holding until his retirement in...

Giancarlo Boschetti - VICE CHAIRMAN

After graduating from mechanical engineering and economy, Giancarlo Boschetti, started to work in FIAT Group in 1964 where he occupied different positions for nearly 40 years. He served as global CEO of Iveco S.p.A from 1991 to 2001, as global CEO of FIAT Auto between 2002-2003. Giancarlo Boschetti serves as vice chairman to many international companies.


Having received his undergraduate and graduate degree from Boğaziçi University, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Clemson University (USA), Department of Mechanical Engineering, respectively, Mr. Baş embarked upon his professional career at TOFAŞ Bursa Plant in 1987 in Engineering Support Department in the capacity of Mechanical Engineer. He has served at various positions at TOFAŞ until June 2016.Mr. Baş has served at TOFAŞ Bursa Plant as Workshop Production Supervisor, Engine Production...

Mehmet Altan Sungar - BOARD MEMBER

In 1963, Mehmet Altan Sungar started to work as an intern at Royal Lastikler Tevzi A.Ş, a Koç Holding company, while he was still a student in Academy of Economics and Commercial Sciences. In addition to his post in the accounting department, he also worked as an Assistant Regional Director in the marketing department in the same company, and took part in the establishment of the dealer network while he was serving as a Regional Director in various regions across Turkey. Taking part in the foundation...


After graduating from Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences, Nevzat Tüfekçioğlu was appointed as Ministry of Finance Junior Accountant in 1963 and Ministry of Finance Senior Accountant in 1966. He resigned from public service in 1974 and served in Koç Holding Financial Group as Assistant Coordinator, Coordinator, Vice President and President of Audit and Financial Group retiring in 2001. Mr. Tüfekçioğlu served as Koç Holding A.Ş Auditor between 2001-2006, Evyap A.Ş Board Member between...

Fatma Füsun Akkal Bozok - BOARD MEMBER

Fatma Füsun Akkal Bozok, completed her academic studies by obtaining a master’s degree from the Faculty of Administrative Sciences, Boğaziçi University, and by obtaining a doctoral degree from the Faculty of Business, Istanbul University. After her graduation, she began her business career at Arthur Andersen Audit Company in 1980. She joined Koç Group in 1983, and she initially served as Audit Specialist and Assistant Coordinator in the Audit and Financial Group Department within the body of the...

Muhsin Mengütürk - BOARD MEMBER

Prof. Dr. Muhsin Mengütürk completed his academic studies in Duke University Faculty of Engineering in USA (Durham, North Carolina) earning master’s and doctoral degrees. After graduation, his career began at Westinghouse Research Center (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) in 1974 as the Leader of Turbine Erosion Department of US Government’s Renewable Energy Project. Mr. Mengütürk returned to Turkey in 1976 and served respectively as Assistant Professor then Associate Professor, then he was appointed as...


After graduating from The Business Administration Department of the Faculty of Political Sciences of Ankara University, Müfit Ataseven obtained the DEA-PhD Competency Diploma from Paris IX Dauphine University, followed by a Governmental Doctorate study on Automotive Industry in Turkey, and participated in Fontainebleau INSEAD specialization program. Ataseven worked as a sub-manager in the Investments and Affiliates Department of OYAK General Directorate and as a member of the Board of Directors and...


Born in 1947, Nezih Olcay graduated from primary education, then Italian High School, and then from Istanbul Academy of Economics and Commercial Sciences with a Business Administration license.Olcay, who started to work at Tofaş Türk Automobile Factory A.Ş in 1971, served as Accounting Manager, Financial Manager, Foreign Relations Group Manager, Accounting, Finance and Control Group Deputy Director and Financial Director, respectively, and retired at the end of 2007. During the years worked at Tofaş...