Sabri Gökmenler

Chairman of the Board

Born in Ankara in 1968, Sabri Gökmenler graduated from the Computer Engineering Department of Middle East Technical University in 1991 and completed his master’s program in the same department in 1995. Began his career at Türkiye İş Bankası Directorate of Information Processing in 1991 as a Software Specialist Intern, Mr. Gökmenler also served in Softtech in 2004. He became the Head of IT Architecture & Security Management Division of the Bank in 2008 and Head of Information Technologies in 2012. Mr. Gökmenler completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School in 2018 and has been serving as Deputy General Manager since January 28, 2021. He has also been working as the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of İşbank AG since March 1, 2018.

Born in Bilecik in 1977, Ali Yalçın graduated from the Industrial Engineering Department of Istanbul University. Mr. Yalçın began his career at Türkiye İşbankası in 2001. Worked in Directorate of Organization, Operations Planning Division, Division of Projects and Change Management, Directorate of Branch Operations, Enterprise Architecture Division, and Agile Management, Mr. Yalçın has been working as the Enterprise Architecture Division Head as of 2021.

Ali Yalçın

Board Member

Ali Yalçın

Board Member

Born in Bilecik in 1977, Ali Yalçın graduated from the Industrial Engineering Department of Istanbul University. Mr. Yalçın began his career at Türkiye İşbankası in 2001. Worked in Directorate of Organization, Operations Planning Division, Division of Projects and Change Management, Directorate of Branch Operations, Enterprise Architecture Division, and Agile Management, Mr. Yalçın has been working as the Enterprise Architecture Division Head as of 2021.

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Hüsnü Mete Güneş

Board Member

A graduate of the Middle East Technical University Industrial Engineering Department, H. Mete Güneş completed his master’s degree in İstanbul Bilgi University Financial Economics. He started his career as an auditor in Isbank at the Board of Inspectors in 2000. He held positions as Assistant Manager at the Board of Project and Change Management (2008-2009), in Digital Channels Strategy Division (2009-2012) and in Digital Banking Division (2012-2013), Deputy Head at the Board of Internal Auditors (2013-2016) and Head in Retail Loans and Card Operations Division (2016-2017). Güneş leads Digital Banking Division as the Head of the department since January 2018 and he is a member of Digital Transformation Program Steering Committee.

Kemal Emre Sayar is a graduate of Middle East Technical University (Department of Industrial Engineering). He completed his postgraduate studies in Management Information Technologies at Sabancı University and in Economics and Finance at Boğaziçi University. He started his career as Assistant Inspector at İşbank Inspection Board in 1999. Since 2008, Kemal Emre Sayar has worked as an Assistant Manager in the Directorate of Project and Change Management and in the Strategy and Corporate Performance Management Department. He is currently the Unit Manager of the Subsidiaries Department. Emre Sayar has served on the Boards of Directors of various group companies and has been a member of the Board of Directors of Softtech since October 21, 2019.

Kemal Emre Sayar

Board Member

Kemal Emre Sayar

Board Member

Kemal Emre Sayar is a graduate of Middle East Technical University (Department of Industrial Engineering). He completed his postgraduate studies in Management Information Technologies at Sabancı University and in Economics and Finance at Boğaziçi University. He started his career as Assistant Inspector at İşbank Inspection Board in 1999. Since 2008, Kemal Emre Sayar has worked as an Assistant Manager in the Directorate of Project and Change Management and in the Strategy and Corporate Performance Management Department. He is currently the Unit Manager of the Subsidiaries Department. Emre Sayar has served on the Boards of Directors of various group companies and has been a member of the Board of Directors of Softtech since October 21, 2019.

Seçil Ünlüsoy Taşarkan

Board Member

Graduated from Marmara University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration, Seçil Ünlüsoy Taşarkan began her career as an officer at İş Bankası International Financial Institutions Division in 1997. Ms. Taşarkan was appointed to the Retail Finance Marketing Division as an Assistant Specialist Intern in 1999. During her appointment in the Retail Finance Marketing Division until 2020 first, she was the Assistant Manager responsible for the marketing of credit card programs in 2007. Then, she worked as the Division Manager responsible for the marketing communication of all retail finance products and services in 2010. She was appointed as the Product Manager of Payment Systems on December 24, 2020.