Board of Directors’ Experience

Garanti BBVA’s Board of Directors’ composition is diverse and combines directors with experience and knowledge of the Bank, its businesses and the financial sector in general, in addition to having relevant skills, knowledge and expertise in other fields (risk management, internal systems, auditing, accounting, economics, marketing, HR, legal services, digital solutions ) and variety of sectors.

Below please find the table prepared in accordance with the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

* The Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) is an industry taxonomy developed by MSCI and Standard & Poor's (S&P) for use by the global financial community.

Board of Directors Experience
Süleyman Sözen Financials, Information Technology, Health Care, Consumer Discretionary, Consumer Staples,  Real Estate, Energy
Ergun Özen Financials, Information Technology, Consumer Discretionary, Consumer Staples, Real Estate, Energy
M. Cüneyt Sezgin Financials
Sema Yurdum Financials, Industrials
Jaime Saenz De Tejada Pulido Financials
Javier Bernal Dionis Financials, Industrials, Health Care, Information Technology
Recep Baştuğ Financials, Glass and Chemicals
Jorge Sáenz-Azcúnaga Carranza Financials
Rafael Salinas Martinez de Lecea Financials
Ricardo Gomez Barredo Financials, Industrials, Materials, Consumer Discretionary
Mevhibe Canan Özsoy Financials, Health Care, Energy, Technology Systems

Information on Board of Directors regarding appointment date, education and experience in banking and business administration can be found in the table below and disclosed within the Bank’s financial report Section 1.3 – click here for Financial Results)

Name and Surname Appointment Date Education Experience in Banking and Business Administration
Süleyman Sözen 29.05.1997 Undergraduate 39 years
Jorge Saenz Azcunaga Carranza 24.03.2016 Undergraduate 27 years
Recep Baştuğ 6.09.2019 Undergraduate 30 years
Sait Ergun Özen 14.05.2003 Undergraduate 33 years
Dr. Muammer Cüneyt Sezgin 30.06.2004 PhD 35 years
Jaime Saenz de Tejada Pulido 2.10.2014 Undergraduate 28 years
Javier Bernal Dionis 27.07.2015 Masters 30 years
Rafael Salinas Martinez de Lecea 8.05.2017 Masters 29 years
Belkıs Sema Yurdum 30.04.2013 Undergraduate 39 years
Ricardo Gomez Barredo 8.05.2017 Masters 32 years
Mevhibe Canan Özsoy 4.04.2019 Masters 31 years