Senior Management


Murat Yıldıran
CEO

He was born in 1962. After graduating from Galatasaray High School and Middle East Technical University, Department of Economics, he completed his master's degree in Financial Management at Southeastern University. Mr. Yıldıran started his professional career in 1988 in the field of Investment Banking in Turkey. Between 1989-1991, he managed important projects at the Privatization Administration of the Prime Ministry. In 1991, he joined the Samuel Montagu Bank in London. Between 1993-2007, he worked at the London European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) as an executive in project finance (loan, capital) and mergers and acquisitions in various countries. Between 2008-2009, he was the CEO of Martı REIT and between 2009-2010, he acted as the Interim CEO of Capital Resources Co. Group in Azerbaijan. Since 2010, he has served as the Head of Risk and Finance Committee, Executive Board Member and Consultant at İnci Holding, and simultaneously the Board Member and Consultant at companies operating in different sectors and geographies. He speaks English, French and Italian. Murat Yıldıran has started his post as the Polisan Holding CEO and the Board Member as of October 1, 2019. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Polisan Kimya and Polisan Hellas, the Vice Chairman of the Board of Polisan Kansai Boya, Poliport, Polisan Maroc, Polisan Tarım, Polisan Yapı and Şark Mensucat, and a Member of the Board of Rohm and Haas.


Ahmet Çağaşan Yılmaz
CFO

He was born in 1979. He received his degree in Management Engineering from Istanbul Technical University and completed the MBA Program at Koç University. He started his professional life in 2001 in Koç Holding’s Audit and Finance Group, where he worked as the Auditor, Senior Auditor and Audit Group Manager until 2011. Then, he worked as the CFO at Beko LLC between 2011 and 2014. Having been transferred to Tat Gıda Sanayi A.Ş. on July 1, 2014, Yılmaz served as the CFO and Corporate Governance Committee member until the beginning of 2019. He speaks English and Russian. Çağaşan Yılmaz started his post as the Polisan Holding CFO as of September 2, 2019. He is also a Member of the Board of Polisan Kansai Boya, Poliport, Polisan Kimya, Polisan Hellas, Polisan Maroc, Polisan Yapı and Şark Mensucat.


Aylin Velioğlu Çelik
Human Resources Director

Having graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Aylin Velioğlu Çelik began her professional career at Ereğli Demir ve Çelik Fabrikaları as a Junior Personnel Specialist and subsequently worked as an Expert and Chief respectively within the Human Resources Department, for a total of 7 years. Following her responsibility as the Assistant HR Manager at YKM Holding, she worked as HR Software and Consultancy Group Manager at SAP (Information Systems Software Company) for 4 years. Acting as HR Director at İçdaş Demir ve Çelik A.Ş. for 4 years as of 2011, Mrs. Velioğlu Çelik played an active role in various system installations and facility investments at Group level. After having served as the Human Resources Director for 10 years at Evyap A.Ş., which operates in the FMCG sector, she led the establishment of new systems as the President of Human Resources at Dünya Göz Hastaneleri. Aylin Velioğlu Çelik, who served as the Deputy General Manager responsible from Human Resources at Ereğli Demir ve Çelik Fabrikası T.A.Ş., is fluent in English. Having started her post as Human Resources Director at Polisan Holding as of January 2, 2020, Çelik is also a Member of the Board of Poliport and Polisan Kimya.


Selçuk Denizhan
General Coordinator


He was born in Malatya in 1974. He graduated from Erciyes University, in Mechanical Engineering. Having obtained his MBA at Istanbul Bilgi University, he completed the Global Business Management and Finance Program at University of California, Berkeley. Currently, he continues his doctorate in Production Management and Marketing at Sakarya University. Selçuk Denizhan worked as Project Manager and Technical Manager at Polisan Holding, where he started his career in 2000. Between 2015 and 2018, he worked as the Country Manager of Polisan Hellas, Polisan Holding’s subsidiary in Greece. Between 2018 and 2020, he worked as the Administrative and Technical Director of Polisan Holding. Having assumed the role of General Coordinator at Polisan Holding as of January 15, 2020, Selçuk Denizhan is also a Member of the Board of Poliport.


Gözde Gürbüz
Head of Audit


Gözde Gürbüz graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, department of Business Administration and received her MBA degree from Bahçeşehir University. Mrs. Gürbüz started her career in 2008 as an Auditor in KPMG Turkey. She held several Financial Reporting and Budget Control responsibilities in Danone between 2012 and 2015. Then, she worked at Çalık Holding as Financial Reporting Manager between 2015 and 2017. Having started to work as the Financial Control Manager responsible for Polisan Holding and Group companies in 2018, Mrs. Gürbüz serves as the Head of Audit since 2019. Her areas of expertise include Financial Reporting, Budgeting and Control, establishment and development of Internal Audit and Internal Control Systems, and the management of Strategic Plan processes. Mrs. Gürbüz holds the Certified Public Accountant and Independent Audit licenses and also is a member of Turkey Institute of Internal Audit (TIDE) and Union of Certified Public Accountants of Turkey (TURMOB).