New Organizational Structure at Sabancı Holding

01.09.2014
  • HAKAN GÜRDAL, GENERAL MANAGER OF AKÇANSA, WAS APPOINTED AS THE CEMENT GROUP PRESIDENT OF SABANCI HOLDING.
  • MEHMET HACIKAMİLOĞLU, GENERAL MANAGER OF ÇİMSA, WAS APPOINTED AS THE GENERAL MANAGER OF AKÇANSA AND  NEVRA ÖZHATAY, WHITE CEMENT AND SPECIAL PRODUCTS ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER OF ÇİMSA, WAS APPOINTED AS THE GENERAL MANAGER OF ÇİMSA.

After Mehmet Göçmen, Cement Group President of Sabancı Holding, was appointed as the Energy Group President, a new organizational structure was implemented at the Cement Group Presidency. Hakan Gürdal acting as the General Manager of Akçansa since 2008 was appointed as the Cement Group President of Sabancı Holding. Mehmet Hacıkamiloğlu who previously worked as the General Manager of Çimsa was appointed to the General Manager position vacated by Hakan Gürdal.

Nevra Özhatay acting as the “White Cement and Special Products Assistant General Manager” at Çimsa was appointed as the General Manager position of Çimsa vacated by Hacıkamiloğlu.

Mr. Zafer Kurtul, CEO of Sabancı Holding, told the following about the appointments: “Cement is one of the strategic lines of business of Sabancı Holding. With a market share of approximately 20% at cement sector with Akçansa and Çimsa, we have the highest capacity in our country. Our aim is to sustain our growth within the cement sector with profitability and to increase the value of our cement affiliates within our entire portfolio. We aim to speed up and increase our investments in the cement sector.

After Mehmet Göçmen who acted as our Cement Group President for more than five years and who has greatly contributed to the development of Sabancı Community within the cement sector was appointed as the Energy Group President, we have made certain changes in our Cement Group Presidency and in the General Managers of Akçansa and Çimsa. I would like to first of all congratulate Mehmet Göçmen on his successful studies in the cement activities and wish him continued success in his new duty at Enerjisa. I also congratulate Hakan Gürdal appointed as the Cement Group President, Mehmet Hacıkamiloğlu appointed as the General Manager of Akçansa and Nevra Özhatay appointed as the General Manager of Çimsa, and I believe that their successes will continue in their new duties.”

Résumé of Mr. Hakan Gürdal, Cement Group President of Sabancı Holding:

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Hakan Gürdal graduated from Mechanical Engineering department of Yıldız Technical University in 1989 and completed his Master of International Business from Istanbul University in 1990. After he worked as Sales Representative at Alo Mintax Detergent Industry in 1990 and as Factory Manager at Tek Plastik in 1991, he acted as the Assistant General Manager of Trade at Çanakkale Çimento between 1992 and 1996. Having participated in our Community in 1996 and respectively worked as Strategy and Business Development Manager, Assistant General Manager of Trade, Assistant General Manager of Ready Mixed Concrete and Assistant General Manager of Ready Mixed Concrete and Purchasing at Akçansa, Gürdal was the General Manager of Akçansa since 1 August 2008.

Résumé of Mr. Sn. Mehmet Hacıkamiloğlu, General Manager of Akçansa:

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Mehmet Hacıkamiloğlu graduated from Civil Engineering department of Boğaziçi University in 1993 and completed his Executive MBA program at Sabancı University in 2001. He worked as the Site Engineer at Ustay Construction company between 1992 and 1993 and after he participated in our Community in 1993, he respectively worked as Ready Mixed Concrete Plant Supervisor and Investment and Planning Supervisor at Betonsa. He acted as the Strategy Development and Planning Manager of Akçansa between 1997 and 1999 and as the Company Manager of Agregasa Çimento between 1999 and 2001. Then he worked as the Finance Coordinator of Akçansa between 2001 and 2003. Hacıkamiloğlu who was appointed as the Assistant General Manager in charge of Financial and Administrative Affairs at Çimsa in 2003 was the General Manager of Çimsa since 1 July 2006.

Résumé of Ms. Nevra Özhatay, General Manager of Çimsa:

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Nevra Özhatay graduated from the department of Business of Boğaziçi University and then completed her MBA degree at the University of Exeter, UK. She participated in Sabancı Community in 1994 and worked at Akçansa as the Finance Specialist between 1994 and 1998, as the Strategy and Business Development Specialist between 1998 and 2000, as the Planning and Control Manager between 2000 and 2004 and as the Strategy and Business Development manager between 2004 and 2008, and was appointed as the Logistics, Strategy and Business Development Director in 2008. Özhatay who was appointed as the Assistant General Manager of Financial Affairs of Çimsa in 2009 was the White Cement and Special Products Assistant General Manager of Çimsa since 1 June 2013.