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Executive Committee

Alper Gökgöz

Alper Gökgöz

General Manager 
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 team as the Director of Digital Banking. Gökgöz worked as Retail Banking Executive Vice President between January 2018 and May 2020.

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.

Ayşegül Akay

Ayşegül Akay

Wholesale Banking Executive Vice President

Holding a bachelor degree from the Department of Business Administration at Middle East Technical University, Aysegul Akay joined ING Group after serving at various positions at a private bank. As of this date, she served in ING Turkey as the Executive Vice President at the Department of Risk Management and then at the Department of Corporate Customers Sales, and as the Deputy CEO. Following the acquisition of Oyakbank by ING Group, she joined ING Turkey's team.

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 Turkey in 2012.



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 Turkey in 2012.


Meltem Kalender Öztürk

Meltem Kalender Öztürk

Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Holding a bachelor degree from the Department of Business Administration at Marmara University, Meltem Kalender Ozturk served as the Executive Vice President, Human Resources at Turkcell Group between 2011-2014, and then as the Chief Human Resources Officer at Sutas Group between 2014-2017. Then, she took a break in the corporate life and moved to the USA where she carried out many consulting projects for 1 year. After returning back to Turkey and maintaining her consulting projects, Kalender Ozturk participated in the ING Turkey team in 2019.

Öcal Ağar

Öcal Ağar

Credits Executive Vice President

Ocal Agar, who was graduated as an Industrial Engineer from the Faculty of Engineering of Istanbul Technical University in 1998, completed his MBA at Yeditepe University, and he finally completed the Executive Program at Stanford University. Ocal Agar, who began his professional career at Garanti Bankasi in 1998, worked for a period of 9 years in different positions in the fields of Sales and Marketing. In 2008, he started to serve as the Commercial and SME Banking business unit official within Turkiye Vakiflar Bankasi. He participated as Senior Vice President, Sales/Commercial Banking in the ING Turkey team in November 2011, and he finally was assigned to the Restructuring and Legal Entity Loans within the Loans Group.


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.