Integrity Committee

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

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 BBVA;
  • Making sure that the Code are implemented homogenously across Garanti BBVA; 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 BBVA 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 meets as and when necessitated by the current agenda; intented to meet twice a year.
Number of Meetings in 2020: 2

Committee Members 

Committee Members Committee Members' Titles
Recep Baştuğ CEO / Board Member
Dr. M. Cüneyt Sezgin Board Member
Didem Dinçer Başer Talent & Culture EVP
Aydın Düren Board Member
Işıl Akdemir Evlioğlu Customer Solutions & Digital Banking EVP
İlker Kuruöz Engineering & Data EVP
Ebru Dildar Edin Corporate, Investment Banking & Global Markets EVP
Osman Bahri Turgut Director of Internal Audit
Emre Özbek Compliance Director
Barış Gülcan Internal Control Director
Aydın Güler Finance & Treasury EVP