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.

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 in a year, also meets quarterly for follow up (PSM)
Number of Meetings in 2019: 1
Committee Responsible: TM - Proje ve Çevik Metot Yönetimi and Serra Yıldırım


Committee Members 

Committee Members Committee Members' Titles
Recep Baştuğ CEO / Board Member
İlker Kuruöz Engineering & Data EVP
Mahmut Akten Retail Banking EVP
Cemal Onaran SME Banking EVP
Selahattin Güldü Commercial Banking EVP
Ebru Dildar Edin Corporate, Investment Banking & Global Markets EVP
Didem Dinçer Başer Customer Solutions & Digital Banking EVP
Osman Tüzün Talent & Culture EVP
Aydın Güler Finance & Treasury EVP
Aydın Düren Legal Services & Collection EVP
Ali Temel Chief Credit Risk Officer
Aydın Küçükkarakaş TC - IT Security & Risk Management EVP
Eray Kaya TC - Retail & Comm. Banking Applications EVP
Fatih Bektaşoğlu TC - Client Solutions, Architecture & Tech. Platf. EVP
Ferda Özge TC - Infrastructure & Communication EVP
Kutluhan Apaydın TC - CFE & Financial Companies EVP
Özgür Tüzemen TC - Data & Advanced Analytic EVP
Reha Emekli TC - Markets, CIB & Payment Systems EVP
Şebnem İpekçi TC - Strategy & Control EVP
İlker Yavaş Abacus Operation Center Director
Hazal Özgüven Organization & Process Development Director
Korcan Demircioğlu Customer Security & Trans. Risk Management Director
Seval Demirkılıç TC - Project & Agile Unit Manager