Integrity Committee

The main objective of the Committee is to contribute to preserve the Corporate Integrity of the Garanti.

Its fundamental function, is to ensure that the Code is being applied efficiently, through following responsibilities:

  • Encouraging and monitoring efforts for creating a shared culture of integrity within Garanti Group;
  • Making sure that the Code are implemented homogenously across Garanti; in this context, formulating and disseminating descriptive notes when needed;
  • Implementing exclusion criteria with regard to compliance with certain provisions of the Code;
  • Notifying matters deemed to be in contradiction to the Bank’s disciplinary rules to the Disciplinary Committee, and obtaining information about the ongoing examinations procedures and actions taken for the issue;
  • Reporting immediately any incidents and circumstances that may pose a material risk against Garanti to:
    1. Top Management,
    2. The individual in charge of preparing the financial statements accurately;
  • Following up the proposals of action agreed during the meetings,
  • Encouraging adoption of necessary measures for handling suggestions regarding compliance with the Code and implementation of the document, and behaviors creating doubts with respect to ethics;
  • -Promote and monitor the operation and efficiency of the Complaint Channel at local level take necessary measures regarding updates and review where appropriate,
  • Monitoring the policies, procedures, regulations and similar documents under its responsibility with respect to necessary updates, and taking action to keep them up-to-date.

Meeting Frequency: The Committee shall meet twice a year or as many times as necessary to carry out its functions.
Number of Meetings in 2019: 1


Committee Members 

Member Title Committee Role
Dr. M. Cüneyt Sezgin Board Member Member
Recep Baştuğ CEO / Board Member Member
Osman Tüzün Human Resources and Support Services EVP Member
Aydın Düren Legal Services and Collection EVP Member
Didem Dinçer Başer Customer Solutions and Digital Banking EVP Member
İlker Kuruöz Engineering and Data EVP Member
Ebru Dildar Edin Corporate and Investment Banking EVP Member
Osman B. Turgut Director of Internal Audit Member
Emre Özbek Compliance SVP Member
Barış Gülcan Internal Control SVP Member