Board of Directors

Board of directors

Tezcan YARAMANCI Chairman
Harri SUUTARİ Deputy Chairman
Markku HONKASALO Member
Altan EDİS Member (Independent)
Akşit ÖZKURAL Member (Independent)

 

 

Tezcan YARAMANCI

Mr. Yaramancı is a Turkish citizen who born in 1942, Ankara. He was graduated from Hannover Technical University and obtained Business Administration Master's degree from the same university.

Between 1968 and 1969, Mr. Yaramancı worked as specialist in Koç Holding at industrial coordination. Between 1974 and 1981, he has worked as a Managing Director in Asil Çelik A.Ş.. Between 1981-1984 he has worked as a industrial group coordinator in Koç Holding. Between 1984 and 1987 he hold industrial, energy and trading group’s vice president position. He has worked as Managing Director and Vice President of Board of Directors at Turkish Airlines in 1992 and become President of State Partnership Administration in 1993. Yaramancı is the founder of INVESTA A.Ş. in 1996 for the consultancy services and still holds the President of Board of Directors position.He has been decorated by Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II, with the title of “Honorary Commander of the British Empire (CBE)” for his support and contributions to the British - Turkish relations.

Still-continuing on duty as member of the Board of Directors at Componenta Turkey, and as a president at INVESTA A.Ş.

 

Harri SUUTARİ

Born in 1959, Finland. Mr. Suutari is a Finnish citizen. He was graduated from Helsinki Institute of Technology. Mr. Suutari speaks English fluently. His main occupation is President and CEO of Componenta Corporation as of November 2015.

 Primary work Experiences are as follows;

Board professional 2012 – 2015, President and CEO at PKC Group Oyj 2008 – 2012, President and CEO at PKC Group Oyj 2002 – 2005, President and CEO at Ponsse Oyj 1994 – 2000, President and CEO at Kajaani Automatiikka Oy 1984 -1996

 Positions of trust

Chairman of the Board of Directors at Alma Media Oyj as of 2013 – (present), Member of the Board of Directors at Oy M-Filter Ab as of 2010 – (present) and the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries as of 2014 – (present)

 

Markku HONKASALO

Born in 1964, Finland. Mr. Honkasalo is a Finnish citizen. He was graduated from Faculty of Law at University of Helsinki and he has e-MBA from Aalto University. Mr. Honkasalo speaks English fluently. His main occupation is CFO of Componenta Corporation as of December 2015.

 Primary work Experiences are as follows;

CFO at Valmet Corporation 2013 – 2015, CFO at Rautaruukki 2011-2013, Vice President, Financing at Rautaruukki Corporation 2009 – 2011, Director, Legal and Administration at Myllykoski Corporation 2003 – 2009, Number of management positions within financing at Nordea 1989 - 2003

 
Altan EDİS

Mr. Edis is a Turkish citizen who born in 1943, İstanbul. He was graduated from İstanbul Üniversitesi Faculty of Law and obtained Doctorate Degree on Law from Switzerland Bern University on behalf of Ministry of Justice.

Between 1975 – 1983, He had been responsible executive for Industrial Relations Coordination in Koç Holding A.Ş. and Deputy Managing Director of Türkiye Garanti Bankası A.Ş. and board membership positions. He was Deputy General Manager between 1983 - 1985 at Interbank A.Ş., and member of the board of directors at İktisat Bankası between 1985 – 1998. He had been as board member of both Show TV, Showpa, Emek Sigorta, Cine 5 and Mepaş also he hold different positions in the group firms of these companies. Between 2004 – 2009 Altan EDİS was Vice President of Doğan Yayın Holding and currently he has been executive president of Türkiye Spastik Çocuklar Vakfı. Since 2003, he has been serving as lecturer at İstanbul Kültür Universty Faculty of Law.

 

 

Akşit ÖZKURAL

Born in 1949, Ankara Turkey. Mr. Özkural is both Turkish and English citizen. He was graduated from Faculty of Law at University of Ankara. Mr. Özkural speaks English fluently. His main occupation is Independent Board Member at Componenta Dökümcülük as of April 2016.

He has started career from the Inspection Board (Internal Audit), also Various management positions  held in İş Bank by 28 years with 14 years of experience in London. In 2002 He become Senior Country Director and Head of UK Operations of Demir Halk Bank Netherlands than he has been appointed as Managing Director to D Commerce Bank in Bulgaria and after 3 years he has been retired from Banking Sector. Mr. Özkural hold various board of directors membership and top management positions in several sectors during his career and for the time being he acts as Managing Director of  DenizTemiz Derneği/TURMEPA which is non governmental organization.