There are a number of committees set up at the Bank to fulfill the supervisory function. The Board of Directors oversees and audits the entire Bank via these committees. The committees organized under the Board of Directors are Credit, Audit, Corporate Governance, Remuneration and Risk Committee.
In addition to these, there are committees whose members are composed of the Board of Directors members (Employee Committee, Customer Committee, Garanti BBVA Assets & Liabilities Committee, Weekly Review Committee, Cost Management and Efficiency Committee, Sustainability Committee, Personnel Committee, Consumer Committee, Integrity Committee, Volcker Rule Oversight Committee, Operational Risk Admission and Product Governance Committee,
Responsible Business Committee, Corporate Assurance Committee, Innovation Committee, IT Strategy Committee, Corporate Crisis and Business Continuity Management Committee, Portfolio Strategy Committee) and/or the Bank’s executives (Risk Management Committee, Disciplinary Committee, Information Security Committee, Wholesale Credit Risk Committee, Credit Admission Committee, Retail Credit Risk Committee, Risk Technology and Analytics Committee, Local Benefits Committee, IT Risk and Internal Control Committee, Credit Cards and Member Merchants Pricing Committee, Data Security and Protection Steering Committee, Work Out Committee).
Commitment to its irreplaceable values of the principles of trust, integrity,
accountability and transparency is Garanti BBVA’s main responsibility to all its stakeholders, particularly its customers and employees, and serves as the guarantee of the Bank’s strong reputation.
In line with its responsible and sustainable banking concept, and the importance the Bank attaches to Corporate Governance Principles and ethical values, Garanti BBVA established a number of policies, codes and statements governing conduct and business relationships. Through these documents, an interaction structure has been established between the Board of Directors, senior management and committees and the Bank, corporate culture has been strengthened, and good governance practices have been introduced.