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Turk Traktor ve Ziraat Makineleri AS (TTRAK.IS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Levent Cakiroglu

52 Non-Independent Chairman of the Board

Ibrahim Ozuner

2019 Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Member of the Board

Stefano Pampalone

Non-Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Ahmet Canbeyli

2014 Chief Financial Officer

Jetender Ahuja

2018 Chief Technical Officer

Jiri Velharticky

2018 Chief Marketing Officer

Rehda Akyuz

2018 Chief Sales Officer

Ergun Ozdamar

2018 Chief Logistics Officer

Nebi Ozdongul

2014 Chief Production Officer

Sedat Tezerisener

59 2003 Chief Purchasing and Sourcing Officer

Ismail Cimen

52 Non-Independent Member of the Board

Damiano Cretarola

Non-Independent Member of the Board

Osman Durak

67 2010 Non-Independent Member of the Board

Derek Neilson

2018 Non-Independent Member of the Board

Kudret Onen

66 2006 Non-Independent Member of the Board

Marco Votta

51 2019 Non-Independent Member of the Board

Arif Bulut

2018 Independent Member of the Board

Umut Kolcuoglu

2015 Independent Member of the Board

Ahmet Gorpeoglu

Investor Relations Executive

Biographies

Name Description

Levent Cakiroglu

Mr. Levent Cakiroglu serves as serves as Non-Independent Chairman of the Board of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI. Having graduated from Ankara Universitesi (Bachelors) School of Political Science in Business Administration 1988, he completed his MBA at the University of Illinois. He began his career at the Ministry of Finance as Junior Accountant in 1988 and worked as an Accountant at the same ministry between 1991-1997. Between 1997 and 1998, he worked as a part-time lecturer at Bilkent University and as Vice President of Financial Crimes Investigation Board at Ministry of Finance. He joined Koc Holding in 1998 as Finance Group Coordinator. He was the CEO of Koctas between 2002 and 2007 and Migros between 2007 and 2008. He appointed as CEO of Arcelik in 2008 and in 2010 he also appointed as the President of Consumer Durables Group at Koc Holding. Having appointed to the position of CEO at Koc Holding A.S. on March 31, 2015; he is the board member of Koç Holding as well. He is a Board Member of Koc Holding since April 2016, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Arcelik-LG and TurkTraktor, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Otokar and Member of the Board of Directors of various Koc Group companies. Since 2015, he has been serving as a Board Member of Aygaz.

Ibrahim Ozuner

Mr. Ibrahim Aykut Ozuner has served as Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Member of the Board of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since January 1, 2019. Until January 1, 2019, he served as Non-Independent Member of the Board of the Company. He graduated from the Mechanical Engineering Department of Bogazici Universitesi in 1991, where he also completed his MBA in the same university in 1995. He started his business life in Supply Coordination Group of Koc Holding in 1992. And then, he joined Ford Otosan in 1993 and between 1993-2001 he was in charge of various managerial positions, such as Marketing Strategies Manager, Product Manager, Marketing Manager and Sales Manager. After that, he worked as the Production Planning and New Product Development Executive of Ford Europe between 2001-2002. After his overseas duty, he became Marketing and Customer Relations Director of Ford Otosan in 2002. From 2004 to 2010 he served as Assistant General Manager of Marketing and Sales and; served as Assistant General Manager of Marketing, Sales and After Sales between 2010 to 2014. In 2014, he was appointed as CEO of Zer Merkezi Hizmetler ve Ticaret A.S that offers purchasing services and continued to serve until the end of 2018.

Stefano Pampalone

Mr. Stefano Pampalone serves as Non-Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI. He is Member of the Executive, Corporate Governance and Risk Assessment Committees of the Company. Stefano Pampalone who is the CNH Industrial General Manager responsible from Asia, Middle East and Africa, holds a Master degree of Engineering from Universita degli Studi di Trieste. He also holds an MBA from University of Bologna. From February 2013, he held the role of General Manager for CNH in India, South East Asia and Japan, before being appointed Chief Operating Officer APAC (Asia and Pacific) region for CNH Industrial in September 2013, a role he held until the end of 2018. Since joining CNH Industrial in 1998, Mr. Pampalone has always been involved in international assignments. In 2001, after gaining commercial experience in parts and whole goods in Poland, India, Africa and Middle East, he was appointed Business Manager Southern Africa and Iran for all Agricultural Brands in the Fiat Group. In 2004 he became Marketing Director for Agricultural Equipment in Asia, Africa and Middle East. From 2006 till 2009 he first served as Business Director for CNH Industrial’s Agricultural Business in Italy and after one year as Business Director Africa & Middle East. In 2009 he was appointed General Manager of Agricultural and Construction Equipment Business in India and Pakistan.

Ahmet Canbeyli

Mr. Ahmet Canbeyli has served as Chief Financial Officer of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since July 2014. He graduated from Bogazici Universitesi with a degree in Business Administration in 1998, started his professional career as Accounting Specialist at Ram Dis Ticaret A.S. in 1995 and between 2000 and 2002; he worked as Accounting Executive in that company. In 2002, he began working as Finance and Accounting Manager at Tani Pazarlama ve Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. Between 2005 and 2014; he worked as Finance and Accounting Group Manager, Accounting and Finance Assistant General Manager and Finance and Operations Assistant General Manager at Koc Sistem A.S. He is Member of the CORPORATE GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE of the Company.

Jetender Ahuja

Mr. Jetender Ahuja has served as Chief Technical Officer of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since August 1, 2018. Jetender Ahuja graduated from YMCA DD Institute of Engineering with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1996 and in the same year started his professional career as Warranty Administrator in Eicher. Between 1998 and 2018, he worked in several companies within CNH Industrial NV respectively as Product Support Engineer in New Holland-India, Technical Training Specialist in CNH-UK, Area Service Manager in CNH Industrial Japan, also worked as a Product Performance Manager, Product Support Processes & Method Manager, Product Support Director respectively in CNH Industrial China and lastly he worked as an Agricultural Product Development Director in CNH Industrial Global Product Committee-China. He has been assigned as Chief Technical Officer at Turk Traktor ve Ziraat Makineleri A.S. on August 2018.

Jiri Velharticky

Mr. Jiri Velharticky has served as Chief Marketing Officer of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since September 1, 2018. Jiri Velharticky graduated from Prague Charles University with a degree in Political Science & German Studies in 2002 and started his professional career as Customer Services Responsible at Exxon Mobil in 2004. Between 2005 and 2018, he respectively worked as Rental & Remarketing AG Business Project Manager, Spare Parts Project Manager, Inbound Logistics Supervisor, AG Business Demand Planning & Inventory Management Supervisor (APAC,AME), New Holland AG Japan & South Korea Business Manager, Assistant to APAC COO and New Holland AG Business Operations Manager (APAC) within CNH Industrial. He has been assigned as Chief Marketing Officer at Turk Traktor ve Ziraat Makineleri A.S. on September 2018.

Rehda Akyuz

Mr. Rehda Cem Akyuz has served as Chief Sales Officer of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since March 12, 2018. Rehda Cem Akyuz graduated from Middle East Technical University in Industrial Engineering Department and got his master’s degree from Georgia Institute of Technology in the Industrial Engineering Department. In 2005, he started his career as the Equipment Marketing Specialist at Uzel and then was appointed as Sales Regional Responsible at Uzel. Between 2007 – 2009, he worked as Sales Marketing Manager at Yildizim Makine. Between 2009 – 2013, he subsequently worked as Export Regional Responsible and General Manager at Gallignani. In 2013, he was appointed as Private, Fleet and Secondhand Sales Manager at Turk Traktor ve Ziraat Makineleri A.S. He was appointed first in 2017 as Sales Group Manager (NH) and then on March 2018 was appointed as Chief Sales Officer at Turk Traktor ve Ziraat Makineleri A.S.

Ergun Ozdamar

Mr. Ergun Ozdamar has served as Chief Logistics Officer of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since February 19, 2018. Ergun Ozdamar graduated from Uludag Universitesi, Electronic and Communication Engineering Department and started his career as the Application and System Support Specialist at KocSistem Bilgi ve Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. in 1991. He subsequently worked as the Electronics Engineer, Server and Network Management Personnel, Information Security and System Management Engineer at Tofas Turk Otomobil Fabrikasi A.S. during the period 1995-2007. Between 2007- 2010, he worked as the Information Technologies Audit Group Leader at Koc Holding A.S. He was appointed as the Information Technologies Manager of Turk Traktor ve Ziraat Makineleri A.S. in 2010 and worked until 2018. In February 2018, he was appointed as the Chief Logistics Officer.

Nebi Ozdongul

Mr. Nebi Dogan Ozdongul has served as Chief Production Officer of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since May 2014. He graduated from Middle East Technical University with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering, started his professional career as Method Engineer at Ford Otomotiv Sanayi A.S in 1993. Between 1996 and 2014; he worked as Project Engineer, Powertrain Quality Systems and Audit, Ford Production Systems Team Leader, Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering Team Leader, Quality Assurance Senior Manager, Truck Area Manager and Powertrain Area Manager in that company.

Sedat Tezerisener

Mr. Sedat Tezerisener has served as Chief Purchasing and Sourcing Officer of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since 2003. Sedat Tezerisener graduated from Middle East Technical University in Mechanical Engineering and started his professional life in Turk Traktor ve Ziraat Makineleri A.S. in 1984 as Method Engineer. He worked as Machine Shop Manager, Production Planning and Expediting Team Manager and Sectors Manager in previous years. He has been continuing to work as Chief Purchasing and Sourcing Officer since 2003.

Ismail Cimen

Mr. Ismail Cenk Cimen serves as Non-Independent Member of the Board of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI. He is Member of the Executive Committee and Risk Assessment Committee of the Company. He graduated from Istanbul Teknik Universitesi (Bachelors) in Industrial Engineering and completed Executive Development Programs at Stanford University and the University of California Los Angeles. He joined Koc Group in 1991 as Management Trainee at Nasoto. He assumed Sales Coordinator, Regional Manager and Import Manager responsibilities at Otosan Pazarlama between 1993-1996. He served as Fleet Sales Manager at Ford Otosan between 1996-1998 and became the General Manager of Otokoc Ankara in 1998. In 2001, he was appointed as the General Manager of the companies merged under Otokoc. In 2005 his responsibility was extended to include the General Manager role for Birmot A.S. He has been serving as the Automotive Group President at Koc Holding since June 2009. He is also a member of boards of directors in some of Koc Group companies.

Damiano Cretarola

Mr. Damiano Cretarola serves as Non-Independent Member of the Board of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI. Damiano Cretarola holds a degree in Business Economics from Universite de Fribourg, Switzerland, and a Federal Diploma as Certified Public Accountant from the “Akademie fur Wirtschaftsprufung” of Zurich. He started his career with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in the Audit and Consulting Division where he spent about 10 years in various managerial positions of increasing responsibility. He joined the Fiat Group in June 2004 first working with Fiat Group International SA as Head of Administration & Control Department then serving in the Finance Department of Fiat SpA Group working on various projects involving the international operations of the Group. In June 2008 he assumed responsibility as Chief Accounting Officer of CNH International SA and International Region (Africa, Middle East, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia, CIS, Asia and Pacific Countries) and in 2010 he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of CNH International Region. He worked as a Chief Financial Officer of APAC Region (Turkey, Russia, CIS, Asia and Pacific Countries) of CNH Industrial between January 2013 - December 2018. On January 2019 he has been appointed as Head of Finance AMEA (Asia, Middle East, Africa) and ANZ (Australia and New Zealand).

Osman Durak

Mr. Osman Turgay Durak has served as Non-Independent Member of the Board of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since March 26, 2010. Osman Turgay Durak received his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Northwestern University in the USA in 1975, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University in 1974. He joined the Koc Group as a Product Development Engineer at Ford Otomotiv in 1976 and was appointed Assistant General Manager in 1986. He took office as Deputy General Manager in 2000 and as General Manager of Ford Otosan in 2002. He worked as the President of the Automotive Group of Koc Holding between 2007 and 2009. He was appointed the Deputy CEO of Koc Holding in May 2009. Durak has been the CEO of Koc Holding from April 2010 until April 2015. He is still a member of boards of directors in some of Koc Group companies.

Derek Neilson

Mr. Derek James Neilson has served as Non-Independent Member of the Board of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since April 27, 2018. Derek James Neilson assumed the role of interim Chief Executive Officer of CNH Industrial between April - September 2018. He also worked as the Chief Operating Officer EMEA and President, Commercial Vehicles Products Segment between February 2015 - December 2018. Mr. Neilson assumed the role of CNH Industrial President of Agriculture in January 2019. Mr. Neilson has more than 20 years of experience in production and manufacturing engineering. He first joined CNH in 1999 with responsibility for the Basildon (UK) Plant Engine Manufacturing Business Unit. He later advanced to take the lead of the Tractor Manufacturing Business Unit. In 2004, Mr. Neilson was appointed Plant Manager of CNH’s Basildon (UK) tractor facility. In 2007, he became Vice President of Agricultural Manufacturing, Europe, a role he held until assuming global responsibilities for Agricultural Manufacturing in 2010. From 2012 to 2015 he served as Chief Manufacturing Officer for CNH Industrial. Mr. Neilson holds a BTEC HNC in Mechanical and Production Engineering.

Kudret Onen

Mr. Kudret Onen has served as Non-Independent Member of the Board of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since March 29, 2006. Kudret Onen completed his undergraduate studies and received his engineering degree from Gazi Universitesi. He joined the Koc Group at Ford Otosan in 1975. He served as the Manager of the R&D Department at Koc Holding in 1980 and as Assistant General Manager of Otokar in 1984. During 1994-2005, he served as the General Manager of Otokar. In 2005, he was appointed Vice-President of Koc Holding Other Automotive Companies Group. In 2006, he was appointed President of the Koc Holding Defense Industry and Other Automotive Group. Onen worked as the President of the Koc Holding Defense Industry, Other Automotive and Information Group from July 2010 till April 2016. He is still a member of boards of directors in some of Koc Group companies. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors in the Turkish Employers Association of Metal Industries and Turkish Confederation Employer Associations.

Marco Votta

Mr. Marco Votta has served as Non-Independent Member of the Board of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since January 1, 2019. Within the Company, he served as Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Member of the Board between April 1, 2010 and December 31, 2018; as Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Board between May 30, 2007 and March 31, 2010; as Chief Financial Officer between 2006 and May 30, 2007; and as Vice General Manager - Business Controller between 1999 and 2006. Marco Votta completed his undergraduate studies at the Business Administration Department of Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi. He started his career at Pluritec S.p.A (a manufacturer of industrial machines) in 1994 and continued as a Management Consultant at Andersen Consulting. Votta commenced service at the Business Development Department of New Holland in 1998 and was appointed as Assistant General Manager in charge of Business Control at Turk Traktor ve Ziraat Makineleri A.S. and New Holland Trakmak Traktor ve Ziraat Makinalari Ticaret A.S. in 1998, where he worked as the CFO during 2006-2010. Votta was in the position of CEO between April 2010 and 31.12.2018. In addition, he is working as CNH Industrial Managing Director of Turkey and Caucasus.

Arif Bulut

Mr. Arif Nuri Bulut has served as Independent Member of the Board of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since 2018. He is Chairman of Audit Committee and Corporate Governance Committee, Member of Risk Assessment committee of the Company. Arif Nuri Bulut received his master’s degree in Istanbul Teknik Universitesi from the field of Construction as a part of the Engineering and Architecture Postgraduate Program in 1979 and completed the Executive MBA at Koc Universitesi in 1995. Bulut started his business life in Tokar A.S. between the years 1978-1979 as the Project Engineer Responsible of the Project and Building Sites. In 1981, Bulut started to work at Izocam Ticaret ve Sanayi A.S. as the Production Manager, then worked as the Projects Manager in 1986 and as the Engineering Manager in 1992. He was appointed as the Assistant General Manager - Technical in 1996, then appointed as the CEO in 2002 and served as the CEO between the years 2002 – 2017. Between April 2017 and 31 December 2018, he worked as the Director of Saint-Gobain Group in charge of Turkey. Arif Nuri Bulut which has served as the Independent Board Member of Tat Konserve A.S. between the years 2012-2017, currently has been the Board Member of the Companies respectively; Izocam Ticaret ve Sanayi A.S., Saint-Gobain Rigips Alci Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., Saint-Gobain Weber Yapi Kim. San. ve Tic. A.S., Saint-Gobain Inovatif Malzemeler ve Asindiricilar San. Tic. ve A.S. and Atlas Zimpara Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.

Umut Kolcuoglu

Ad. Dr. Umut Kolcuoglu has served as Independent Member of the Board of TURK TRAKTOR VE ZIRAAT MAKINELERI ANONIM SIRKETI since 2015. He is Member of Audit Committee and Corporate Governance Committee and the Chairman of Risk Assessment Committee of the Company. He completed his secondary and high school education at Sankt Georg Austrian High School, and then graduated from Istanbul Universitesi, Faculty of Law in 1998. He received his postgraduate degrees from New York University, Faculty of Law in 2001 and his doctorate degree on Commercial and Capital Market Law from Istanbul Universitesi in 2009. Apart from his attorney activities in Turkey, he worked as a foreign attorney in Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Law Office in New York, USA in 2002 and in Hengeler Mueller Law Office in Frankfurt, Germany between the years 2005 and 2006. In 2007, he established Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli Attorneys At Law and still working as the Managing Partner of this office. He has experience on company law, mergers and acquisitions, finance and capital market law. He is also admitted both to Istanbul Bar Association and New York State Bar Association. He is a member of German-Turkish Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK), Turkish British Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TBCCI), Corporate Governance Association of Turkey (TKYD), International Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and Austrian High School Foundation.

Ahmet Gorpeoglu