IT Strategy Committee

It is the committee in which the strategies are planned and followed during the year are determined, responsibles are assigned to these strategies and the current status of the strategic projects are discussed.
After the Strategic Plan is established, IT Strategy Committee assigns EVPs and unit managers in order to prepare tactical plans for the strategic plan. The process of forming a Strategic Plan is repeated in each year of activity.
Committee’s Purpose and Scope Taking into consideration the Bank's business strategy and the organizational structure within the Garanti BBVA Technology, IT Strategy Committee is responsible for advising large investments together with the establishment of the necessary management and organizational structure in order to achieve the IT targets established in line with the business objectives.

The Comittee's responsibilities are;

• Determining the next year's Engineering & Data strategies / focus areas
• Identifing responsible EVPs and unit managers for these strategies
• At the second meeting to be held during the year, discussing the latest status of the projects and action plans

Meeting Frequency: The Committee meets twice a year. Follow up meetings are held in 3 months and 1 month. (PSM)
Number of Meetings in 2019: 1


Committee Members 

Member Title Committee Role
Recep Baştuğ CEO / Board Member President
İlker Kuruöz Engineering and Data EVP President
Mahmut Akten Retail Banking EVP Participant Member
Cemal Onaran SME Banking EVP Participant Member
Selahattin Güldü Commercial Banking EVP Participant Member
Ebru Dildar Edin Corporate and Investment Banking EVP Participant Member
Didem Dinçer Başer Customer Solutions and Digital Banking EVP Participant Member
Osman Tüzün Human Resources and Support Services EVP Participant Member
Aydın Güler ALM, Capital, Investor Relations and Finance EVP Participant Member
Aydın Düren Legal Services and Collection EVP Participant Member
Ali Temel Chief Credit Risk Officer Participant Member
Aydın Küçükkarakaş  GT - IT Security and Risk Man. EVP Member
Eray Kaya  GT - Banking Business Consulting EVP Member
Fatih Bektaşoğlu    Member
Ferda Özge  GT - Data Platform Software Technologies & Operation EVP Member
Kutluhan Apaydın  GT - Financial Affiliates EVP Member
Özgür Tüzemen  GT - Data and Advanced Analytic EVP Member
Reha Emekli    Member
Şebnem İpekçi GT -  Strategy and Control EVP Member
Şenol Karahasan  GT - Network and Site Management EVP Member
İlker Yavaş Abacus Operation Center SVP Member
Hazal Özgüven  Organization & Process Development SVP Member
Korcan Demircioğlu  Customer Security & Trans. Risk Management SVP Member
Seval Demirkılıç   Member