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Executive Committee

Pınar Abay

Pınar Abay

CEO
Pınar Abay studied Economics at Bilkent University on scholarship and graduated with High Honors, and received an MBA degree from Harvard Business School. Before joining ING Bank, she served as partner in charge of banking sector at McKinsey & Company Turkey. She began working at McKinsey & Company in 1998, and provided consultancy to global finance institutions in New York and San Francisco Silicon Valley, as well as İstanbul throughout her tenure of 13 years. Pınar Abay has been the CEO and a Member of the Board of Directors of ING Bank since October 2011. In addition to acting as the CEO of ING Bank Turkey, she was appointed as a Member of the Board of Directors of ING Belgium as of July 2016. Abay is a member of the Board of Trustees of Özyeğin University.


Alper Gökgöz

Alper Gökgöz

Retail Banking Executive Vice President
Graduated from Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at METU, Gökgöz received his MBA degree at Harvard Business School and completed the Executive Leadership program at Stanford University. After starting his career at the Istanbul office of McKinsey & Company in 2005, Gökgöz also served at the Amsterdam office of the company. Gökgöz assumed several roles as a strategic consultant for many international companies in finance sector during his professional life. In 2012, he has joined the ING Bank team as the Director of Digital Banking. Alper Gökgöz is married with one child.

Alper Hakan Yüksel

Alper Hakan Yüksel

Wholesale Banking Executive Vice President
Alper Hakan Yüksel completed his undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering at Middle East Technical University and received an MBA Degree from Işık University. After holding various positions in private banks he joined ING Bank Turkey in 2015. 

Atıl Özus

Atıl Özus

Financial Control and Treasury Executive Vice President
Atıl Özus completed his undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Boğaziçi University, in 1993. He started his career at Ernst & Young as independent Auditor in 1993. In 2000 he moved to a private bank and after holding various senior executive positions in Financial Management he joined ING Turkey in 2017 with his 24 years of experience.

Bahadır Şamlı

Bahadır Şamlı

Technology Executive Vice President
Bahadır Şamlı completed his undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering from Ege University and received an MBA degree from Özyeğin University. After holding Director position at a private bank, he joined ING Bank Turkey in 2012.



Bahar Özen

Bahar Özen

Human Resources Executive Vice President
Having studied Business Administration with full scholarship at Koç University, Bahar Özen started her professional life as a consultant in 1997. She assumed important roles in various areas including sales, marketing and strategic planning at a leading company of the pharmaceutical sector in 2000-2012 and served as the Human Resources Director as of 2013. In the meantime, Özen has successfully carried out many critical projects on corporate culture, career ad talent management, human resources analytics and efficiency and adaptation of global human resources practices into Turkey. She has joined the ING Bank Turkey team in 2017.

Gordano Hulina

Gordano Hulina

Credits Executive Vice President

Gordana Hulina completed her undergraduate degree in Biochemical Engineering from University of Zagreb and received a MBA degree from Rotterdam University School of Management. She started her career at ING Bank in 1994. After holding various positions in several countries of ING Bank within Risk Management, she joined ING Turkey in 2016.


İhsan Çakır

İhsan Çakır

Executive Vice President for SME and Mid-Corporate Banking

İhsan Çakır received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Anadolu University and master’s degree in International Business Administration from Istanbul University. After holding various positions at private banks and in the private sector, he joined ING Bank Turkey in 2012.


Yücel Ölçer

Yücel Ölçer

Operations Executive Vice President
After graduating from Industrial Engineering at Purdue University, Ölçer received his MBA from Chicago University. He started his career at Deloitte Consultancy in the USA in 2001. He worked at McKinsey & Company Turkey as Associate Principal between 2007-2013. Throughout his career as a consultant, he assumed various roles and responsibilities at global banks, offering services in areas like defining the service models and operational transformation.