Kıvanç Zaimler graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Department of Industrial Engineering in 1991, and started his career in 1992 after his education at Berlin Technical University. He held various managerial positions until 2008 in Türk Elektrik Endüstrisi, RAM Foreign Trade and Aygaz companies, respectively. Kıvanç Zaimler joined Enerjisa in 2008 and served as Trading Director, General Manager of Distribution Companies, General Manager of Sales Companies and lastly as the CEO of Enerjisa. After the split of Enerjisa companies and the successful IPO of Enerjisa Enerji, Zaimler has been serving as Sabancı Holding Energy Group President since July 2018.
In addition to his roles as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Enerjisa Enerji and SabancıDx companies in Sabancı Group, and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Enerjisa Üretim company; Zaimler is also taking an active role in non-governmental organizations. He serves as the Vice President of the World Energy Council in Turkey, the Chairman of the TÜSİAD Energy Working Group, a Member of the Board of Sabancı University Istanbul International Energy and Climate Center (IICEC), a Member of the SHURA Advisory Council and Chairman of the Board of ELDER.
Johan Magnus Moernstam
Johan Moernstam received his diploma in business administration and business law in Lund and Växjö, before completing his Executive MBA education at the University of Lund, Sweden. He started his professional career in 1988 as business controller at Fylgia Invest. In 1995, he joined the energy company Sydgas, which later was acquired by the E.ON Group. After holding several managerial positions, Mr. Moernstam was appointed Vice president of Commodity Portfolio Optimization at E.ON, in 2007. From 2010 until 2014, he served as the director of various positions in Germany and Sweden. Between 2014-2019 Mr. Moernstam held the role as CEO of E.ON Energidistribution AB, one of Sweden’s largest power and gas distribution companies. Since 2020, Mr. Moernstam serves as the Senior Vice President of Energy Networks – Europe, responsible within the E.ON Group, for power and gas distribution in Sweden, Poland, Slovakia, Czech, Hungary, Romania, Croatia and Turkey.
A graduate of Istanbul University, Department of Economics (English), Hakan Timur holds a master’s degree from Sabancı University in Energy and Technology Management. He started his professional career at Marsa-Kraft Foods International in 1997. He held several managerial positions in Sabancı Group, serving as Human Resources Manager in the Food Group, Human Resources Manager in Sabancı Holding, Global Human Resources Director at Kordsa Global, Vice President of Human Resources at Akçansa and Head of Human Resources and Corporate Competencies at Enerjisa. Since February 1, 2018, he has served as the Head of the Human Resources Group at Sabancı Group. In addition to his Human Resources Group Head role, Mr. Timur serves as an Executive Committee Member at Sabancı Holding and as a Board Member at Çimsa, Avivasa, CarrefourSA, Enerjisa Enerji, Enerjisa Üretim Santralleri,Teknosa and Sabancı Dx companies.
Thorsten Lott received his degree in business administration at the Georg-August-University in Göttingen. He joined the VEBA-group in 1999 as a business controller for the sales and trading activities in Hanover. After the merger of VEBA and VIAG, he moved to the newly founded E.ON Energie AG in Munich where he held different financial leadership positions in the areas of Risk-Management, Controlling and Derivative Accounting. In 2007, Thorsten Lott joined E.ON Kernkraft in order to facilitate the development of international nuclear new built projects. After holding different financial leadership positions within the nuclear area, he took over the controlling responsibility for nuclear activities within the E.ON group (Germany and Sweden) within the newly founded E.ON Generation. In addition, he accounted for the controlling activities of all hydro generation activities of the E.ON group (Sweden, Germany, Italy and Spain). In 2015, he took over the head of finance position for all nuclear activities. In 2017, Thorsten Lott was appointed as a member of the board (CFO) of PreussenElektra which is responsible for the management of all remaining nuclear activities within the E.ON group.
Nusret Orhun Köstem
Orhun Köstem received his bachelor’s degree from Middle East Technical University Mechanical Engineering Department in 1991 and completed his MBA Program at the same university. He also has a master’s degree in Finance and Corporate Law from Bilgi University. Mr. Köstem joined Anadolu Group in 1994 and held various management positions until 2008. In 2008, he was appointed as the CFO of Efes Breweries International and in 2009 continued his career as Corporate Finance Coordinator of Anadolu Group. Mr. Orhun Köstem pursued his career in Coca-Cola İçecek where he worked from 2010 to 2016 as the CFO and from 2017 to 2018 as the Regional Director responsible for Middle East and Pakistan. Mr. Köstem served as the CFO of Anadolu Efes between 2019 and 2021. Mr. Köstem has been in charge of Group CFO of Sabancı Holding since July 1, 2021. He is also the Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors of Carrefoursa, Akbank, Kordsa, Enerjisa Üretim respectively. Mr. Köstem is one of the three authors of the book “A Window to Capital Markets: The A to Z of Public Offering and Investor Relations” published in 2009. In 2016, 2019, 2020 and 2021 he was listed among “Turkey’s Most Influential 50 CFOs”, according to a research conducted by BMI Business School in collaboration with DataExpert. He was awarded as Turkey’s Best CFO in the Investor Relations Awards organized by Thomson Reuters Extel in 2011 and 2013, while he was also honored with the “Best CFOs” by Sell Side analysts in Consumer Sector in Emerging EMEA by Institutional Investor Magazine and Institutional Investor Research Group in 2020. He is also a member of CFO Network of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Guntram Würzberg, Ph.D.
Dr. Guntram Würzberg studied Law at University of Göttingen. He holds a PhD in Law and took part in several Executive Programs of Harvard Business School and MIT, Boston. Guntram started his career with PreussenElektra AG, Hannover in 1995 as in-house counsel for Energy, Antitrust and Corporate Law. In his various positions, he worked on several major M&A transactions and reorganizations of the European Energy industry in the recent decades. He joined the Legal Department of E.ON’s Holding Company in 2001 after having worked on the merger VEBA/VIAG. Guntram held several positions as General Counsel in different E.ON group companies thereafter - amongst others in the real estate business with Viterra AG and in the gas trading & supply business with E.ON Ruhrgas AG. In 2003, he worked in the US as in-house counsel for Regulatory Affairs at LG&E, Louisville, KY. In July 2009, Guntram changed from his legal role and took over as HR Director for E.ON Ruhrgas AG, which he continued for the successor companies E.ON Energy Trading SE and E.ON Global Commodities SE until December 2013. Effective January 2014 he became responsible as Head of E.ON’s Corporate Audit function. Dr Guntram Würzberg is General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer with E.ON since January 1, 2017.
Fatma Dilek Yardım
Dilek Yardım completed the joint MBA program of University of Bangor and Manchester Business School after graduating from the Department of Business Administration at Boğaziçi University. She started her professional career as an auditor at Interbank A.Ş. in 1988. Between 1990 and 1999, she worked as Project Finance and Corporate Banking Manager at Bankers Trust. From 1999–2001, she served as the Vice President of Corporate Finance at Deutsche Bank. From 2011 until 2016, she served as the CEO and a Board Member at (in chronological order) Deutsche Bank, Credit Agricole CIN and Standard Chartered Bank. Since 2017, she has worked as a senior advisor at Experian plc. Ms. Yardım has also served as the head of various working groups at TÜSİAD and as an alternate Board Member since 2001. She also served as a Board Member at YASED (Foreign Investors Association) for three terms between 2007 and 2012. Ms. Yardım served as a Turkish-English Business Council Member at DEIK (Foreign Economic Relations Board) between 2012 and 2016.
Uçar started her career in TUBITAK Defence Industry Research and Development after having graduated from Middle East Technical University with a master's degree in Chemical Engineering in 1996. Then starting her career at Unilever in 1999, Kamuran Uçar was appointed in chronological as the Brand Product Manager of Omo, the Category Vice President in the Home Cleaning and Laundry Categories responsible for the regions of Africa, Middle East and Turkey and she led the category teams in South Africa, Turkey and Dubai. During this period, she took part in the Unilever Global Home Care Category Board team at the same time. Uçar continued her duty as Unilever Turkey, Russia, Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia and Caucasus Assistant and Unilever Turkey Board Member in the Home and Personal Care Category between 2016 and 2018. During this period, she took part in Global Executive Projects in the Sustainability and Diversity Development group of the company. In 2019, she was appointed as the General Manager of Unilever Iran, Caucasus and Central Asia Region, and continued her duty as a Board Member of Unilever Turkey, Iran, Caucasus, Central Asia. As of January 2022, Kamuran Uçar left her position at Unilever in order to start her own business in the field of technology and currently she is taking role as the Founder- CEO of her own company. At the same time, she is a member of the Advisory Board of the Advertisers Association and a Dream Partner of Young Guru, which is a non-governmental organization and works as an Investor-Mentor in various start-ups. Kamuran Uçar is married and has 2 children.
|Board Of Director||Duty||Date of Appointment||End of Duty|
|Johan Magnus Moernstam||Vice Chairman||30.03.2021||30.03.2024|
|Nusret Orhun Köstem||Member||01.04.2022||30.03.2024|
|Fatma Dilek Yardım||Independent Member||30.03.2021||30.03.2024|
|Kamuran Uçar||Independent Member||01.04.2022||30.03.2024|