Hayri Çulhacı has been serving as Vice Chairman of Akbank’s Board of Directors since July 18, 2010. He joined Akbank in 1990 and served as Executive Vice President in charge of Corporate Communications, Investor Relations and Strategy; Advisor to the Chairman; and Executive Board Member. Before joining Akbank, Hayri Çulhacı worked as a Financial Analyst and Department Head in the Ministry of Finance. A graduate of Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences, he holds an MBA from Northeastern University in the US. Mr. Çulhacı is also a Member of the Board of Trustees of Sabancı Foundation, and Board Member at Aksigorta and Avivasa.