Executive Committee

 
Lütfi Hakan Polatoğlu

Lütfi Hakan Polatoğlu

Chief Executive Officer

After graduating from TED Ankara College in 1979, and Boğaziçi University Mechanical Engineering Department in 1983, he received Mechanical Engineering master degree from University of Minnesota in 1986, Mechanical Engineering doctorate degree from Bilkent University in 1990, Business Administration doctorate degree from University of Wisconsin in 1995. He completed Harvard Business School AMP program in 2010.

He worked as process engineer in Arçelik in 1986, mechanical design engineer in Aselsan in 1988, teaching assistant in Bilkent University in 1992 and in Suffolk University between 1995-1997, Assistant General Manager in Protek Computer Systems between 1997-1999, and took part in many domestic and foreign projects between 1990-1997.

He started to work as Technical Work Coordinator in Eti Group of Companies in the end of 1999, and became Executive Committee Member as Technology Group President in 2006. Later, he became Technology and Product Development Group President, Sales Group President, Supply Chain Group President; and in 2011, he became Chief Executive Officer.

Hakan Polatoğlu is married and has two children whose names are Yunus and Mavi.

Ahmet Cüneyt Volkan

Ahmet Cüneyt Volkan

V.P. Sales, Executive Committee Member

Ahmet Cüneyt Volkan was born in 1955 and graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Letters English Language and Literature Department, and completed master education in Ege University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Business Administration Department.

Volkan began his professional life in 1978 and worked as Market Research Assistant in Turyağ A.Ş. in 1978, Advertising and Sales Promotions Officer in Coca Cola İçecek A.Ş. in 1981, Sales Manager in Turyağ A.Ş. in 1984. He worked as Sales and Distribution Director in Uzay Gıda in 1990, in Martı Gıda in 1993 and Uzay Gıda (Frito Lay) in 1994. Volkan took on the tasks of Assistant General Manager in Ummaş A.Ş. within Doğuş Holding in 1997, Director in Has Gıda in 1999 and Company Partner in Artı Gıda in 2000, and he has been working as Sales Group President in Eti Group of Companies since 2008.

Cüneyt Volkan is married and has a daughter whose name is Defne.

Zeynep Dipçin Akdoğan

Zeynep Dipçin Akdoğan

V.P. Marketing

Zeynep Dipçin Akdoğan was born in 1973 in Istanbul. She graduated from Beyoğlu Anatolian High School and Istanbul University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Business Administration Department.

She began her professional life in 1995 as Assistant Brand Manager in Colgate Palmolive and continued her career as Brand Manager and Group Brand Manager in Johnson&Johnson between 1997-2005.

Zeynep Dipçin Akdoğan joined Eti Group of Companies as Category Manager in 2006 and she has been working as Marketing Group President and Executive Board member since November 2015.

Adnan Nuri Özkaya

Adnan Nuri Özkaya

Finance Executive Committee Member

Adnan Nuri Özkaya was born in 1966, and completed his bachelor's degree education in Boğaziçi University Business Administration Department. Özkaya began his professional life in 1988, and after working in audit department of Arthur Andersen company between 1988-1993, he joined Lafarge Group. He worked as CFO in Yibitaş Central Anatolian Cement Group between 1994-1997, and as Director in charge of Business Processes Inspection in the head office of Lafarge S.A. in Paris between 1997-1999, and then worked as CFO and Vice-Chairman in charge of Strategy and Business Development in Lafarge Turkey Group between 1999-2001, and as CEO between 2002-2010 in the same Group. After acting as Independent Board Member and Management Consultant between 2010-2015, Özkaya began to work as Finance Group President in Eti Group of Companies in 2016.

Adnan Nuri Özkaya has 2 children.

Ahmet Görgülü

Ahmet Görgülü

V.P. Technology & Product Development, Executive Committee Member

Dr. Ahmet Görgülü was born in 1959, and graduated from Yıldız Technical University Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering department in 1984 as Senior Mechanical Engineer. He received Doctorate degree in 1993 from Eskişehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Mechanical Engineering Department. He graduated from Anadolu University Faculty of Economics in the same year.

Görgülü began his professional life as Research Assistant in Anadolu University in 1982, and began to work in Eti Group of Companies in 1986 as Special Machines Maintenance Engineer. Then, he worked in Eti Group of Companies, respectively, as Factory Director in 1996, Factories Director in 2000, Eti Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. Assistant Technical General Manager in 2002, New Investments Coordinator in 2005, New Investments and Product Development Coordinator in 2010 and New Investments and Product Development Group President in 2011. Görgülü has been working as Technology and Product Development Group President since 2012.

Ahmet Görgülü is married and has two sons.

Ali İhsan Yapar

Ali İhsan Yapar

V.P. Supply Chain, Executive Committee Member

Ali İhsan Yapar was born in 1968, and graduated from Middle East Technical University Faculty of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering.

Yapar began his professional life as planning engineer in Best A.Ş. in 1989; then he worked as Planning Engineer and Production Chief in Transtürk Fren, Project Engineer in Tofaş, Production Manager and Planning Manager in Vestel Elektronik A.Ş., Factory Manager and Assistant General Manager in Elektropak A.Ş.

Yapar became Factory Manager in Eti Group of Companies in 2006, and became Factories Director in 2010. He has been working as Supply Chain Group President since 2011.

Ali İhsan Yapar is married and has a son whose name is Cem.

Sacit Cem Ersen

Sacit Cem Ersen

V.P. Human Resources, Executive Committee Member

Sacit Cem Ersen was born in 1965, and graduated from Middle East Technical University Faculty of Engineering Mechanical Engineering Department, and completed master education in Uludağ University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Business Administration Department.

Ersen began his professional life as Scheduled Maintenance Chief in ORMO Yün İplik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. in 1989, and he worked as Production Manager in Matay Otomotiv Yan Sanayi A.Ş. in 1990. He worked in Mako Elektrik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. from 1993 as Quality Assurance Officer, Human Resources Officer and Human Resources Manager, respectively.

2004 yılında Eti Şirketler Grubu’nda İnsan Kaynakları Koordinatörü görevini üstlenen Ersen, 2006 yılından bu yana İnsan Kaynakları Grup Başkanı görevini sürdürmektedir.

Cem Ersen is married and has two children.

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