Kıvanç Zaimler graduated from the Industrial Engineering Department of Istanbul Technical University in 1991. He started his professional career in 1992 and until 2008, held several senior management positions (in chronological order) in Turkish Electricity Industry, RAM Foreign Trade and Aygaz companies. Having joined Enerjisa in 2008, Zaimler served as Trade Director until 2013 and as Vice President of the Enerjisa Distribution Unit between 2013 and 2016. He later worked as Vice President of the Sales Unit and in March 2016, he was appointed as the CEO of Enerjisa Enerji. Since July 1, 2018, Mr. Zaimler has served as the Head of Sabancı Holding Energy Group.
Eric René C. Depluet, Ph.D.
A graduate of RWTH Aachen University, Department of Business Administration, Eric René C. Depluet holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration. After starting his career at Klöckner & Co. AG as the Control and Operations Manager in 1990, he served as Senior Vice President of Control, Operations and Accounting between 1992 and 1993. From 1993–1994, he served as the head of Accounting, Data Management and Purchasing at Max Kettner. He joined Ruhrgas AG in 1994 and worked in several leading roles, including Head of Control (1994–1996), Senior Vice President of Control (1997–1999), Senior Vice President of Technical Control and Support (1999–2000), Executive Vice President of Corporate Planning, Gas Economy Planning (2000–2001), Executive Vice President of Corporate Planning, Economical Planning, Analysis and Billing (2001–2004). Dr. Depluet joined E.ON Hungary in 2004 and served as the Board Member responsible for Gas Trade and Human Resources (2004–2007), the Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility(2007–2009) and as the CEO of E.ON Hungar y (2009–2018).
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.
Johan Magnus Mörnstam
Johan Mörnstam 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. Mörnstam 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. Mörnstam held the role as CEO of E.ON Energidistribution AB, one of Sweden’s largest power and gas distribution companies. Since 2020, Mr. Mörnstam 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.
Cenk Alper received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Middle East Technical University in 1991. He has a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the same university as well as an MBA from Sabancı University. Mr. Alper joined the Sabancı Group in 1996 as a Process Engineer at Beksa, later taking on managing positions in Belgium and the US at Bekaert between 2002 and 2007. In 2007, Mr. Alper returned to Kordsa as the Global Technology Director and completed the establishment of its R&D and Innovation division. After serving as COO at Kordsa, he led Kordsa’s transformation and initial public offering as CEO between 2013 and 2017. In 2017, he took on a new role as Sabancı Holding Industry Group President. As of August 2019, Cenk Alper is the CEO and a Board Member of Sabancı Holding. He is a member of the Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN).
Eva-Maria Verena Volpert, Ph.D.
Dr. Eva-Maria Verena Volpert holds a degree in business administration and is the Senior Vice President of Finance at E.ON. She joined E.ON in 2006 and is responsible for treasury, corporate and structured finance, financial control, financial settlements, asset management and insurance. Verena Volpert is also a Board Member at Enerjisa Enerji A.Ş., Enerjisa Üretim Santralleri A.Ş., Vibracoustic AG, E.ON Energie AG, PreussenElektra GmbH, E.ON International Finance B.V. ve E.ON Verwaltungs SE. Before joining E.ON, she headed the finance department of the media company Bertelsmann.
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.
Following his graduation from Kingston University London, Department of Economics. Mehmet Sami completed his master’s degree in Business Systems Analysis Design at City, University of London. He has more than 30 years of experience in corporate finance, venture capital fund advisory services (including the establishment of the first fund in Turkey) and capital markets. Mr. Sami has taken part in various privatizations, international mergers and acquisitions and international joint ventures undertaken by resident companies in Turkey. After EuroTurk Bank and Finansbank, he worked at Ata Invest, one of the largest independent firms in Turkey, for almost 19 years. In 2012, he joined Deloitte Corporate Finance to become the Lead M&A and Debt Advisory Partner. He also served on the Deloitte Global Mergers and Acquisitions Executive Board. Since 2015, he has been providing portfolio review and monitoring services, as well as advisory services on micro/macro risks and probable effects and corporate finance alternatives to foreign banks and multinationals through the consultancy firm he co-founded. A Founding Member of the Board Directors Association, Mr. Sami has also served in the Board of Directors of the Corporate Governance Association of Turkey (TKYD). Sami has been a member of the Board of Directors at Enerjisa since May 2018 and is the Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Audit and Early Detection of Risk Committee.
|Board Of Director||Duty||Date of Appointment||End of Duty|
|Eric Rene C. Depluet||Vice Chairman||30.03.2021||30.03.2024|
|Johan Magnus Mörnstam||Member||30.03.2021||30.03.2024|
|Eva-Maria Verena Volpert||Member||30.03.2021||30.03.2024|
|Fatma Dilek Yardım||Independent Member||30.03.2021||30.03.2024|
|Mehmet Sami||Independent Member||30.03.2021||30.03.2024|