Sema Yurdum graduated from Boğaziçi University, Faculty of Administrative Sciences in 1979 and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2000. After working in a private sector company between 19791980 as a human Resources Expert, she had her career in banking sector between 1980-2005. She worked as an Executive Vice President of Garanti BBVA and held Audit Committee membership in various subsidiaries between 1992-2005. In addition to serving as Independent Board Member at Garanti BBVA, Ms. Yurdum is the Board Member at Garanti BBVA S.A. (Romania). Offering management consultancy services since 2006, Ms. Yurdum has been serving as an Independent Board Member of Garanti BBVA since April 30, 2013. Ms. Yurdum has 40 years of experience in banking and business administration.
(Independent by CMB definition*)