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Chairman of the Board

Having graduated from Delaware University Department of Business Administration in 1992, Tan Egeli got his master's degree (MSIA) from Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper Business School. 

After starting his career in 1994 at Citibank, Egeli served as a senior executive at establishments of Citicorp Securities, İnter Yatirim Securities and BSI Bayindir Securities in that order between 1996 and 2001 especially as responsible for international capital markets and asset management. After leaving BSI Bayindir Securities where he served as a Board of Directors Member and General Manager between 1998 and 2001, he laid the foundations for Egeli & Co. Financial Services Group by founding Egeli Consulting in 2002.

In result of the partnership he established in 2007 with British Ashmore Group which is known for its investments in developing markets, in 2008 Egeli founded Ashmore Asset Management, the first asset management company operating in Turkey with independent foreign capital. Until 2009 he served as CEO at Ashmore Turkey and Chairman of the Board at the subsidiaries of the Company.

While serving as general manager at Egeli & Co. Asset Management, Tan Egeli also serves at Egeli & Co. Financial Investments, Egeli & Co. Investment Trust, Egeli & Co. Agriculture Investment Trust, Egeli & Co. Investment Holding, Egeli & Co. Corporate Support Services, EGC Real Estate Development, EGC Energy, Simya Agriculture Investment as chairman of the board. Besides from group companies, Egeli also is a board member at Istanbul Erkek Lyceum Foundation. Tan Egeli speaks German and English and holds Capital Markets Board Advanced Level and Derivatives Licenses.



Egeli & Co Aile Ofisi Dan. ve Hiz. A.S.

Board Member

Ugur Ozkan seats on the board of Egeli & Co Girisim Sermayesi Yatirim Ortakligi A.S. as a representative of Egeli & Co Aile Ofisi Dan. ve Hiz. A.S.

Ahmet Berker Argun

Independent Board Member

Ahmet Argun is an independent board member of the Egeli & Co. Investment Holding, Egeli & Co. Investment Trust and Egeli & Co. Agriculture Investment Trust. Having graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Economic, Ahmet Berker Argun worked in Arthur Andersen as an auditor between 1991 and 1996. After his career in Arthur Andersen, Argun served as a senior finance executive at Escort Group, Arena Bilgisayar, Hewlett Packard, Atlasjet, Praktiker and Baumax. Argun is a founding member of TUFIDER (Association of Consumer Finance Companies) and INKADE (Association of Human Resource Management) and also member of AMPD (Association of Shopping Centers). Mr. Argun speaks English and German.

Mehmet Cemal Tükel

Independent Board Member

After graduating from Galatasaray High school, he had his Economics and Business Administration education at Wayne State University. He completed his BA on Banking & Finance and his MBA on Macroeconomics. Cemal Tükel served as the Chairman of the International Committee in 1999 for two years and as the Vice-chairman of the Board between 2001 and 2004 at the Association of Aegean Young Businessmen (EGIAD), where he is a member since 1992. Tükel, who was a member of Izmir Kordon Rotary Club between 1993 and 2008, after serving in the Board numerous times also served as the Chairman in 2004. He currently serves as a Board Member at the Foundation for Aegean Economic Development where he joined the management in 2003.He currently serves as Editor in Chief at Ticaret Newspaper, his family business, and as a columnist at Hürriyet Newspaper Aegean Supplement. He mostly writes about economy, agriculture and Izmir. Being at the same time a shareholder of Albatros Packaging, Tükel also serves as a Board Member at Tükelmat Trade Newspaper Tükeller Printing.

Ebru Egeli

Deputy General Manager

Graduated from Marmara University, Mrs. Egeli began her professional career at Akbank A.S. Following Akbank, she worked for Citibank N.A. Istanbul and BSI Bayındır Securities A.S. Further to BSI, she continued her career at Schroder Salomon Smith Barney Inc. London office as Securities Operations Officer.. After her returning to Istanbul, she worked for Turkcell A.Ş. She then joined to Egeli & Co. Financial Services Group and since 2005 she has held executive and board membership positions at group companies. Mrs. Egeli has a good command of English and German.