Prof. Dr. Ateş Vuran
Member of the Audit Committee

Mr. Vuran was born in Istanbul in 1944. Having received his degree from the Academy of Economics and Commercial Sciences in Istanbul, he continued his studies at Perugia University in Italy. In 1974 he received his doctorate, becoming assistant professor in 1978, and professor of Statistics and Numerical Methods in 1984. He also commenced a career in journalism in 1960. In 1971 Mr. Vuran founded Turkey’s first private aviation company (Anadolu Havacılık ve Turizm A.Ş.). He served as Dean of the Faculty of Communication at Istanbul Commerce University from 2001-2004, and as Rector from 2006-2009. He is currently the president of the Tourism Administration Department of the Faculty of Commercial Sciences at Istanbul Commerce University, and has also been a chartered accountant since 1990. Mr. Vuran speaks English, French and Italian. He is married and has two children.

Prof. Dr. Mecit Eş
Member of the Audit Committee

Prof. Dr. Mecit Eş, born in 1953 in Samsun; received his degree from the Istanbul University School of Economics in 1974. Having held several offices, he commenced his academic projects and received his Doctorate in 1985. He became Associate Professor in 1990 and Professor in 1986. And having then worked at Dumlupınar University from 1992 and 2012, Mr. Eş continues his academic studies as a Professor of the Academy of Commercial Sciences at Istanbul Commerce University He has published many books and articles, and is married with three children.

İbrahim Halil Kırşan
Member of the Audit Committee

A Mining Engineer by profession, Mr. Kırşan was born in Gercüş, Batman in 1964. In 1987 he received his degree from the 9th September University in first place in his year. As an academic he commenced work at the MTA Mineral Research & Exploration General Directorate. In 1992 he received his Master’s Degree at the Mining Engineering faculty of Hacettepe University. Then from 1993-1995 he worked at the General Directorate of Mining Affairs In 1998 he graduated as a Public Administration Specialist of the specialization in public administration post graduate course at the Turkey and Middle East Public Administration Institute. On 14 September 1999 he was appointed Department Head of the Department of Feasibility Studies at the “MTA General Directorate. On 24 March 2000 Mr. Kırşan was appointed Attorney Assistant General Manager of the MTA General Directorate. After some years as an attorney, he briefly provided consultancy to a government ministry. And after 23 years of service at the MTA General Directorate, he was appointed General Manager and member of board of Başkent Natural Gas Distribution A.Ş. On 26 November 2010 he was appointed Vice President of the Prime Ministry Privatization Administration. And as of 28 December 2012 he became a Member of the Audit Committee at Turkish Airlines.