Aydın Düren graduated from the Faculty of Law at Istanbul University and earned his graduate degree on International Law from the American University, Washington College of Law. After serving as an associate, partner and managing partner for over 18 years at international private law firms in New York, London and Istanbul, Mr. Düren joined Garanti BBVA on February 1, 2009 as Executive Vice President in charge of Legal Services. Mr. Düren has been appointed as a Board Member and Audit Committee Member on 17 June 2020. Furthermore, Mr. Düren is Vice Chairman of Garantibank International N.V. and T. Garanti Bankası A.Ş. Pension and Provident Fund Foundation, and Board Member of Garanti Payment Systems and Garanti Mortgage and Board of Trustees Member of Teachers Academy Foundation. Since June 2015, Mr. Düren also serves as the Corporate Secretary of the Bank. With 28 years of experience in banking and business administration, Mr. Düren’s areas of responsibility are Legal Advisory Services, Legal Collections, Litigation, Garanti Payment Systems Legal Services, Legal Operations, Wholesale Recovery and Retail Collections.
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