Our Management

Our Management

Kızılay Investment Management
Kızılay Investment
CEO
İlyas Haşim ÇAKMAK
Kızılay Investment
CMO
Zeynep Meltem ÖZEKER
Kızılay Investment
CFO
Erdal DURSUN
Kızılay Investment
CHRO
Pınar KARİM
Kızılay Elderly Care
General Manager
Ramazan Serkan ÖZCAN
Kızılay Biomedical
General Manager
Vijdan UĞURLUAY
Kızılay Impact Investment
General Manager
Hakan ERTÜRK
Kızılay Asset Management
General Manager
Fevzi ÖZTÜRK
Kızılay Beverage
Head of Food and Beverage Group
Metin KUL
Kızılay Logistics
General Manager
Şevki UYAR
Kızılay Health Care
General Manager
Ramazan Serkan ÖZCAN
Kızılay Technology
General Manager
Rıdvan AHMET
Kızılay Elderly Care
General Manager
Ramazan Serkan ÖZCAN
Ramazan Serkan ÖZCAN

Gradutating from Istanbul University in Business Administration in 1997, Ramazan Serkan Özcan started work as the Tax Auditor at İhtisas Certified Councillorship company. He also worked as the Internal Auditor in companies like Demirören Group and Mazars Denge to conduct tax inspections and operational audit activities. He also served as the Senior Auditor at Legal Denetim and Ülker.  He also fulfilled tasks as the Finance and Accounting Manager at Marsan Gıda between the years of 2010 and 2012 as well as the Deputy Secretary General at Bezmialem Vakıf University for 7 years. He began to work at Kızılay Investment and has been positioned as the General Manager to Kızılay Care.

Kızılay Biomedical
General Manager
Vijdan UĞURLUAY
Vijdan UĞURLUAY

Vijdan Uğurluay graduated from Bilkent University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering. Following her undergraduate studies, she completed a Master of Science degree in Economics from Koç University. She started working as Risk Management Assistant at Albaraka Turk Participation Bank between the years 2009 - 2011, and assumed the Strategy and Business Development Manager role at COREN Energy and BEDAŞ (Boğaziçi Electricity Distribution Company) from 2011 to 2015. She provided consultancy services to many companies. In 2020, she started working as Business Development Coordinator at Kızılay Investment Corp. She has been assuming General Manager role at Kızılay Biomedical Inc.

Kızılay Investment
CEO
İlyas Haşim ÇAKMAK
İlyas Haşim ÇAKMAK

Çakmak was born in 1970 in Düsseldorf, Germany. He graduated from İstanbul University, Department of Economics in 1992. Then, he finished his graduate study on Banking and Finance at Marmara University in 1996. 
During his work life, which started in 1992, he took on various roles such as product, export, and business development manager, member of executive boards and board of directors, executive director, and advisor to chairman in the retail industry. Esselte Leitz, Panda, Danet, and Ülker Golf are some of the companies where he served as a senior manager. From 2007 to 2010, he serves as the Consultant for Turkey in Eastgate Capital Group Ltd-Dubai. In addition to his current position as a Member of the Board of Directors in Coldstone Creamery Turkey, he is serving as a Member of the Board of Directors and CEO of Kızılay Investment Corporation.

Kızılay Impact Investment
General Manager
Hakan ERTÜRK
Hakan ERTÜRK

Hakan Ertürk graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences Department of Economics in 2000, and successfully completed the MBA (Finance) program at University of Illinois in USA between the years of 2006 and 2008.  He completed his doctoral dissertation on venture fund in Business Administration at Ankara University, Insitute of Social Sciences in 2018. He started to work in CBRT in September 2000 and served as the Treasury Controller between the years 2000 – 2006. He then became the Internal Auditor between the years 2009 – 2011, and fulfilled tasks as the Head of Department of Financial Instruments and Market Development within the Undersecretariat of Treasury from 2011 to 2016. Also, he served as the General Manager of Financial Markets and Foreign Exchange from 2016 – 2019 and took up a position as the Head of Central Finance and Contract Unit between the years of 2019 and 2021. In 2021, he left Ministry of Treasury and Finance where he worked as the General Manager of Financial Markets and Foreing Exchange. He has began to work as the General Manager in June, 2022 at Kızılay Investment Corp. to carry out activities in the field of impact investment within the body of Kızılay Impact Inc.

Kızılay Asset Management
General Manager
Fevzi ÖZTÜRK
Fevzi ÖZTÜRK

Following his undergraduate studies from Anadolu University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in Department of Public Finance and from İstanbul University Department of Sociology, Fevzi Öztürk completed his master’s degree at Istanbul Ticaret University with thesis on International Banking and Finance. He then had responsibilities as the Manager in the markets department at Istanbul Settlement and Custody Bank Inc. – Takasbank like performing market operation, legislative arrangements, market development designs and operations from 2018 to 2021. He was appointed as the General Manager and became the Member of the Board of Kızılay Real Estate and Venture Capital Portfolio Management in 2021.

Kızılay Beverage
Head of Food and Beverage Group
Metin KUL
Metin KUL

Metin Kul was born in 1972 in Trabzon. He graduated from the Department of Forest Engineering at İstanbul University in 1994. During his professional life, which started in 1994, he held various positions such as middle and senior management and member of the board of directors on supply chain, production, logistics, and general management in various industries such as textile, automotive, retail, franchising, and, in particular, food. Coca-Cola, Ülker, Pınar, Panda, Desa are some of the companies he worked at. Metin Kul has been acting as the General Manager of Kızılay Beverage since 2019.

Kızılay Logistics
General Manager
Şevki UYAR
Şevki UYAR

Born in 1969 in İzmir, Şevki Uyar graduated from the Department of Public Administration at the Faculty of Political Sciences at İstanbul University in 1991 and completed his master's degree at the same university in the field of Public Administration.

His career journey started in 1993 in the public sector and he served as the Deputy General Manager of İhlas Holding Kargo between 1997 and 2003. Uyar served as a Member of the Executive Board at Aras Kargo in 2003. Between 2003 and 2018, he held various senior management positions at Yıldız Holding, such as regional manager, general manager, member of executive board and the board of directors in the fields of supply chain and logistics. He has been acting as the Chairman of BİZLOG Lojsitik A.Ş. since 2018. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors and General Manager of Kızılay Logistics.

During his 24-year experience as a senior manager in the supply chain and logistics industry, Şevki Uyar led extensive projects on the creation of logistics operation and supply chain processes, restructuring, operating, and managing units and companies and he also contributed to the development of numerous logistics managers. Şevki Uyar has a ÜDY-3 (Senior Management) License from the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure.

Kızılay Health Care
General Manager
Ramazan Serkan ÖZCAN
Dr. Muhammed Murtaza Yetiş

Born in 1970 in Kars, he graduated from Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine in 1992. He has two master's degrees, namely Biomedical Engineering at İstanbul University in 2002, and Healthcare Management and Hospital Management at Beykent University in 2008. He is currently working towards his doctorate in Healthcare Management from İstanbul University, Institute of Medical Sciences.

 

Having served at the Ministry of Health for 8 years as a physician, 6 years as a deputy chief physician, and 8 years as the Deputy Director of Health of İstanbul, Tunç has carried out the re-planning, conceptualizing, and building works for public healthcare premises; project works for reducing the seismic risk of healthcare structures, technical examination and approval processes for the private healthcare institutions in İstanbul, studies for simulation centers and medical devices, and biomedical studies.  

He served as the Coordinator for Operational Investments and the Coordinator for Diagnosis and Treatment between 2016 and 2019, and he has been acting as the General Manager of Kızılay Health since 2019.

Kızılay Technology
General Manager
Rıdvan AHMET
Rıdvan AHMET

Rıdvan Ahmet graduated from Boğaziçi University, and started his career in 1991 as a System Support Specialist at Datateknik. He worked as a Technical Manager and Project Sales Manager in the same company until 1994. He continued to work as a Project Manager at Sentim Bilişim between the years 1998 -2001. He became the Managing Partner at Netcom between the years 2001 - 2003, and the Founding Partner and General Manager at BizPro Sistem between the years 2003 - 2008. He then served as the IT Manager at Istanbul Şehir University. In 2013, he also took charge as the Managing Partner in Sentra Information Technologies. He has assumed the General Manager role at Kızılay Technology Corp.

Kızılay Investment
CMO
Zeynep Meltem ÖZEKER
Zeynep Meltem ÖZEKER

Meltem Zeynep Özeker, who studied in Nişantaşı Anatolian High School in 1987, started to work as the Product Manager in the category of perfumes and deodorants for men and women including skin care and the Group Product Manager in the category of hair care within Unilever after her graduation from Brigham University in USA in the field of Business Management. After that, she became the founding partner in Excel Public Relations company, later served as the Marketing Director in the cold and hot beverage category in Mondelez Intl (which was known as Kraft Foods at that time).  She then continued her profession as the Marketing Director at Frito Lay. She has been the Marketing Consultant at Has Gıda-Panda Dondurma, the Marketing Advisor in Orkin Pest and the Marketing Director in tea and crisps categories at Doğuş Çay companies respectively.

Kızılay Investment
CFO
Erdal DURSUN
Erdal DURSUN

Dursun was born in Zile in 1970 and completed his primary and secondary education in his hometown. Then, he enrolled in Kabataş High School in İstanbul. In 1990, he graduated from the Department of Public Administration at the Faculty of Political Sciences at Ankara University. After his tenure in the Ministry of Finance between 1993 and 2000, he transitioned to the private sector. He served as an auditor for 3 years at the Auditing Group of Yıldız Holding. He was in charge of financial affairs at Natura Gıda, which is also a Yıldız Holding company, for 17 years. Erdal Dursun joined Kızılay Investment as the CFO in February 2019.

Kızılay Investment
CHRO
Pınar KARİM
Pınar KARİM

Pınar Karim graduated from the Faculty of Political Sciences at Istanbul University with a degree in Public Administration in 1998. Following her undergraduate studies, she completed her master’s degree in Business Administration. Between 1999 and 2006, she started working at İGDAŞ (Istanbul Gas Distribution Industry and Trade Inc.) in the Audit Committee, Procurement, and Quality Departments assuming the Internal Auditor and Specialist roles. She also served as the Quality and Statistics Chief, Human Resources Manager, and Deputy General Manager of Finance and Administration from 2006 to 2020 at Metro İstanbul responsible for the design, operation and maintenance of urban rail systems (including metro, light metro, tramway, cable car). In 2020 she started working at Kızılay Investment as the Group Director of Corporate Development and Strategy, and currently she has been keeping her role as CHRO.

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