Board of Directors

Having graduated from Ankara University School of Political Science in Business Administration, Levent Çakıroğlu completed his MBA at the University of Illinois. He began his career at the Ministry of Finance as Junior Accountant in 1988 and worked as an Accountant at the same ministry between 1991-1997. Between 1997 and 1998, he worked as a part-time lecturer at Bilkent University and as Vice President of Financial Crimes Investigation Board at Ministry of Finance. He joined Koç Holding in 1998 as Finance Group Coordinator. He was the CEO of Koçtaş between 2002 and 2007 and Migros between 2007 and 2008. He appointed as CEO of Arçelik in 2008 and in 2010 he also appointed as the President of Consumer Durables Group at Koç Holding. Having appointed to the position of CEO at Koç Holding A.Ş. on March 31, 2015; Mr. Çakıroğlu is the board member of Koç Holding as well. Levent Çakıroğlu is a Board Member of Koç Holding since April 2016, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Arçelik-LG and TürkTraktör, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Yapı Kredi and Member of the Board of Directors of various Koç Group companies.
Carlo Alberto Sisto holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bocconi University in Italy and a certificate in Economics Senior Executive Program from London Business School in the UK. Carlo Alberto Sisto is President EMEA at CNH Industrial and has been with CNH Industrial for more than 20 years. He started his career at CNH Industrial as General Manager of the New Holland Agriculture Romania branch and has so far managed 3 of CNH Industrial's 4 regional Financial Services divisions. Prior to his appointment as President of the EMEA Region at CNH Industrial, Mr. Sisto led financial services in North America and previously in South America (2015-2019) and Asia Pacific (2013-2015). In South America, he also served as CFO of the region and Director of Treasury and Trade Finance.
Haydar Yenigün graduated from Yıldız Technical University Mechanical Engineering Department in 1987. He joined Ford Otosan in the same year and took different duties in production departments until 1990 and continued his career as a Project Engineer between 1992-1996 after his military service. After the equalization of shares and the signing of the relevant agreement between Ford Motor Company and Otosan A.Ş. in 1997, he worked at various positions during the establishment of the Kocaeli Plant. In 1998, he was appointed as a Project Leader. He served as Ford Otosan Kocaeli Plant Manager and Assistant General Manager between 2007-2012. Yenigün was appointed as Ford Otosan CEO and Member of the Board of Directors on February 15, 2012. As of April 1, 2022, he started to work as Koç Holding Automotive Group President. He is still a member of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TUSIAD), Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of the Turkey-USA Business Council (TAIK) and a Member of the Assembly of the Istanbul Chamber of Industry (ISO). He also served as Chairman of the Board of the Automotive Manufacturers Association (OSD) between March 2018 and March 2022 and as a Board Member at the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) between 2020-2022.
Mr. Neilson has more than 20 years of experience in production and manufacturing engineering. He first joined CNH in 1999 with responsibility for the Basildon (UK) Plant Engine Manufacturing Business Unit. He later advanced to take the lead of the Tractor Manufacturing Business Unit. In 2004, Mr. Neilson was appointed Plant Manager of CNH's Basildon (UK) tractor facility. In 2007, he became Vice President of Agricultural Manufacturing, Europe, a role he held until assuming global responsibilities for Agricultural Manufacturing in 2010. From 2012 to 2015, he served as Chief Manufacturing Officer for CNH Industrial. Mr. Neilson holds a BTEC HNC in Mechanical and Production Engineering. Derek James Neilson assumed the role of interim Chief Executive Officer of CNH Industrial between April - September 2018. He also worked as the Chief Operating Officer EMEA and President, Commercial Vehicles Products Segment between February 2015 - December 2018. Mr. Neilson assumed the role of CNH Industrial President of Agriculture in January 2019.
Osman Turgay Durak received his BA and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering at Northwestern University in the USA. He started his career as Application Engineer at Ford Otosan in 1976. After working as Product Development and Design Engineer, he was appointed AS İnönü Engine Factory Project Chief in 1979. He was appointed as Project Coordination Manager in 1982 and Project Coordination Department Manager in 1984. Durak was appointed as Assistant General Manager of Marketing in 1986 and Assistant General Manager of Purchasing in 1987. He served as the Deputy General Manager from 2000 to 2002 and became the CEO and a Board Member at Ford Otosan in 2002. He served as Koç Holding Automotive Group President between 2007-2009. Durak has served as Koç Holding Deputy CEO since May 2009, and worked as Koç Holding CEO and Board Member between April 2010 and 31 March 2015. Between 2004 and 2010, he was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Automotive Manufacturers Association for six years. Osman Turgay Durak was a Member of the Assembly of the Istanbul Chamber of Industry (ISO) between January 2008 and May 2010, a member of the ISO Board of Directors between February 2009 and May 2010, and a member of the National Board of the International Chamber Commerce (ICC) between February 2014 and March 2015.
Luisa Fenoglio holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Turin, Italy. Before joining CNH Industrial in 2011, Luisa Fenoglio worked as a Factory Production Controller in several plants at FCA (now Stellantis). During her career at CNH Industrial, she has held various roles in the industrial control environment, both at regional (2011-2016) and global level (2017-2019), leading cross-regional teams. From January 2022, she is the CFO of Agriculture for the EMEA Region at CNH Industrial. Prior to her current role, she worked in the Supply Chain organization on cost analysis and cost optimization to improve profitability with increasing responsibility for purchasing, manufacturing, logistics and quality control.
Aykut Özüner graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Mechanical Engineering in 1991 and received his master’s degree in business administration from the same university in 1995. Mr. Özüner started his professional career at Koç Holding Supply Coordination Group in 1992 and joined Ford Otomotiv A.Ş. in 1993, where he worked in various positions for many years. Between 1993 and 2001, he served as Marketing Strategies Manager, Product Manager, Marketing Manager and Sales Manager at Ford Otomotiv, respectively. In 2001-2002, he worked as Production Programming and New Product Development Manager in Ford Europe organization. After his overseas assignment, he returned to Ford Otomotiv in 2002 as Marketing and Customer Relations Director. He served as Assistant General Manager of Marketing, Sales between 2004 and 2010, and Assistant General Manager of Marketing, Sales and After Sales between 2010 and 2014. In 2014, he was appointed General Manager of Zer Merkezi Hizmetler ve Ticaret A.Ş., which provides purchasing services, and continued his duty until the end of 2018. On January 1, 2019, Özüner was appointed General Manager at TürkTraktör and will leave his position as Company Leader at TürkTraktör as of March 31, 2024 due to his appointment to another position in Koç Holding Group. Aykut Özüner is also a member of the board of directors of TürkTraktör, the Automotive Manufacturers Association (OSD) and the Turkish Employers Association of Metal Industries (MESS), a member of the Turkish Industry & Business Association (TUSIAD) and a member of the council of the Ankara Chamber of Industry (ASO).
Marco Votta completed his undergraduate studies at the Business Administration Department of the Luigi Bocconi University of Commerce. He started his career in the industrial automation sector, moving in 1994 to Andersen Consulting as Management Consultant at. Votta joined the Business Development Department of New Holland in 1998 and was appointed as Assistant General Manager in charge of Business Control at Türk Traktör ve Ziraat Makineleri A.Ş. and New Holland Trakmak Traktör ve Ziraat Makinaları Ticaret A.Ş. in 1999. He then became the Company's CFO from 2006 to 2010, and then the CEO between April 2010 and 31.12.2018. Since the beginning of 2019, Votta is staying as a board member in Türk Traktör ve Ziraat Makineleri A.Ş. In addition, he is working in CNH Industrial as the Managing Director of Turkey.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Mr. Akkol completed the Executive MBA program and received a master’s degree from Koç University in 2011. As he continued his professional career, he successfully graduated from Harvard Business School and Columbia University, completing the "Executive Development" and "Leadership Education" programs, Columbia Business School and London Business School Global Executive MBA. Mr. Akkol started his career in 2001 in the USA as a Production and Productivity Specialist at Nautilus Foods. After working abroad, Mr. Akkol returned to Turkey and started working for Koç Holding in 2003 as a Human Resources Assistant Specialist. He worked as a Human Resources Specialist between 2004 and 2005 and as an Audit Specialist and Senior Audit Specialist between 2005 and 2009. Mr. Akkol then worked as a System Development and Human Resources Manager between 2009 and 2010 and as a System Development and Human Resources Coordinator between 2010 and 2014. Mr. Akkol, who served as Koç Holding Human Resources Director between 2014 and 2021, has been serving as the Human Resources and Industrial Relations President since April 2021. Mr. Akkol is Chairman of Koç Pension & Assistance Foundation, Koç Group Sports Association, Turkish Confederation of Employer Associations (TİSK), Turkish Employers Association of Metal Industries (MESS), MESS Education Foundation and a member of the Board of Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR).
Matthieu Sejourne holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from CESTI-Paris University and a master’s degree in business administration from SDA Bocconi University of Milan. Mr. Sejourne started his professional career at CNH in 2002 in the Commercial Logistics Department and worked as a new product process planner for the CNH Asia, Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe Regions between 2003 and 2005. He then served as Regional Manager for French-speaking countries in Africa and as Regional Manager for CNH South Africa. Mr. Sejourne served as Assistant General Manager in charge of Marketing at Türk Traktör ve Ziraat Makineleri A.Ş. between 2009 and 2015 and then as Case IH Asia Pacific Product Marketing and Product Portfolio Director and then as Case IH Asia Pacific Vice President between 2015 and 2019. In January 2019, Sejourne was appointed Vice President, Brands Leader, Agriculture Segment Asia, Middle East and Africa and in October 2021, he was appointed Vice President, Brands and Commercial Services, Agriculture Segment Asia Pacific. As of April 1, 2024, Sejourne will be appointed as the Company Leader at TürkTraktör and has been serving as a Board Member at New Holland HFT (Japan Inc) since May 2019 and at A-Ghazi Tractors Ltd (Pakistan) since February 2020.
In 1989, Yıldız Günay graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Industrial Engineering and in 1992 she completed her master’s degree in economics at the same university. Starting her career at Citibank Treasury Department in 1990, she assumed commercial responsibilities for different asset classes and was promoted to Treasury Marketing Manager in 1994. In 1995, Ms. Günay joined Cargill Turkey, where she served as Assistant General Manager covering the financial trading units, corporate treasury and financial operations, before establishing the Cargill - Black River Asset Management Turkey office in 2004. In 2004, she established the Cargill - Black River Asset Management Turkey office, where she served as General Manager and a member of the Cargill Turkey Board of Directors, and over time her area of responsibility expanded to include Central Asia and Africa. Yıldız Günay served as the General Manager of the Turkish Education Foundation (TEV) from September 2012 to May 2021, leading the institutionalization, digitalization and asset management activation of the foundation. In addition, she has been serving as an Independent Board Member at Ünlü Yatırım Holding A.Ş. since 2021. Günay completed the "Advanced Leadership Initiative" Program at Harvard University, which she started at the beginning of 2023, at the end of the year.
In 1986, Günhan completed her high school education at Üsküdar American High School, graduated from Marmara University, Department of Business Administration in English in 1990 and completed his MBA program at West Georgia University in 1993. Between 1999 and 2007, Ms. Günhan worked as Assistant General Manager at VDF Volkswagen Doğuş Finansman A.Ş. and between 2002 and 2005, she was responsible for establishing a bank branch of the German Volkswagen Group in the UK. Between 2007 and 2011, she served as the founding General Manager and a member of the Board of Directors at TEB Finansman A.Ş. Between 2011 and 2018, she served as the founding General Manager and Board Member at ALJ Finansman A.Ş. In 2018, Ms. Günhan started to serve as the Global CEO of Financial Services & FinTech at ALJ International DMCC in Dubai and continued in this position until the end of 2021. Between 2019 and 2024, she served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at ALJ Finansal Hizmetler A.Ş. Nilüfer Günhan has served as an independent board member in different companies since 2022. As of 2024, she served as an Independent Board Member at Doğa Sigorta A.Ş., BNP Paribas Cardif Hayat Sigorta A.Ş. and BNP Paribas Cardif Emeklilik A.Ş. and as an Advisory Board Member at İkinci Plan Otomotiv ve Tic. A.Ş. as a member of the Advisory Board. Since 2021, Günhan has been providing trainings on topics such as digital transformation, leadership, entrepreneurship and innovation at Boğaziçi University BÜYEM.

Top Management

Matthieu Séjourné holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from ISAE-Supmeca University and a master’s degree in business administration from SDA Bocconi University of Milan. Mr. Séjourné started his professional career at CNH in 2002 in the Commercial Logistics Department and worked as a new product process planner for the CNH Asia, Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe Regions between 2003 and 2005. He then served as Regional Manager for French-speaking countries in Africa and as Regional Manager for CNH South Africa. Mr. Séjourné served as Assistant General Manager in charge of Marketing at Türk Traktör ve Ziraat Makineleri A.Ş. between 2009 and 2015 and then as Case IH Asia Pacific Product Marketing and Product Portfolio Director and then as Case IH Asia Pacific Vice President between 2015 and 2019. In January 2019, Séjourné was appointed Vice President, Brands Leader, Agriculture Segment Asia, Middle East and Africa and in October 2021, he was appointed Vice President, Brands and Commercial Services, Agriculture Segment Asia Pacific. As of April 1, 2024, Séjourné was appointed as the Company Leader at TürkTraktör and has been serving as a Board Member at New Holland HFT (Japan Inc) since May 2019 and at A-Ghazi Tractors Ltd (Pakistan) since February 2020.
Federico Pamfili graduated from University of Cassino, Italy receiving a Master’s degree in Business and Managerial Economics in 1995 and started his professional career as Consolidation and Reporting Financial Analyst at Iveco S.p.A. in 1996. Between 1999 and 2002 we worked as Controller at IT Holding. Mr. Pamfili joined CNH in 2002 and began his international career in 2005 when he was appointed Commercial Controller for the European Region headquartered in the UK. In 2007 he moved to the CNH Global headquarters in Chicago assuming roles of increasing responsibility. In 2012 he was appointed global CFO for the Aftersales business and in 2013 he assumed the role of Investment and R&D controller serving as secretary to the Executive Committee until 2018. In 2019, after a short assignment in Mergers and Acquisitions, he was appointed Financial Affairs Director at Türk Traktör ve Ziraat Makineleri A.Ş. becoming the Chief Financial Officer one year later.
Ahmet Canbeyli, who graduated from Boğaziçi University with a degree in Business Administration in 1998, started his professional career as Accounting Specialist at Ram Dış Ticaret A.Ş. in 1995 and between 2000 and 2002; he worked as Accounting Executive in that company. In 2002, he began working as Finance and Accounting Manager at Tanı Pazarlama ve İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş. Between 2005 and 2014; he worked as Finance and Accounting Group Manager, Accounting and Finance Assistant General Manager and Finance and Operations Assistant General Manager at Koç Sistem A.Ş. On July 2014, he was appointed as CFO at TürkTraktör ve Ziraat Makineleri A.Ş. and on August 2020 he was appointed as Chief Commercial Officer at TürkTraktör ve Ziraat Makineleri A.Ş.
Nebi Doğan Özdöngül, who graduated from METU with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering, started his professional career as Method Engineer at Ford Otomotiv Sanayi A.Ş in 1993. Between 1996 and 2014; he worked as Project Engineer, Powertrain Quality Systems and Audit, Ford Production Systems Team Leader, Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering Team Leader, Quality Assurance Senior Manager, Truck Area Manager and Powertrain Area Manger in that company. On May 2014, he was appointed as Chief Production Officer at TürkTraktör ve Ziraat Makineleri A.Ş. 
Pasquale Ciao graduated from University of Pisa, Italy, in Electronic Engineering in 2002 and received his PhD in Electronic Engineering from the same University in 2006. He started his professional career as Digital Front-End Designer at STMicroelectronics in 2004. Between 2007 and 2010, he worked as Purchasing Specialist at Fiat Group Purchasing S.R.L. Mr. Ciao joined Fiat Powertrain Technologies in 2010 where he managed different projects inside the platform team and there he started his international career in 2015 as China Engines Platform Manager, role that he covered till 2016 when he moved to Purchasing and served as Purchasing Director at Saic Fiat Powertrain Hongyan, before joining CNH Industrial as Head of Purchasing – China between 2017-2022. After a short stint as Direct Material Purchasing & Cost Improvement Director in 2022, he was appointed Chief Purchasing and Sourcing Officer at Türk Traktör ve Ziraat Makineleri A.Ş in 2023.
Mr. Leonardo Sergio d'Alessandro graduated from L'Aquila University Electronics Engineering Department in 2004 and completed his MBA at the University of Warwick in 2020. He started his professional career as a System Engineer in Altran in 2004. Between 2007 and 2021, he worked as an Electronic Control Systems Senior Engineer at CNH Industrial UK; as Project Manager, Vehicle Chief Engineer, EU Tractors Functional Safety Project Leader at CNH Industrial Italy. He also worked as Product Development Director at CNH Industrial Mexico. Before being assigned as a Chief Technical Officer at Türk Traktör ve Ziraat Makineleri A.Ş. on August 23, 2021, he was the Head of Global Platform at CNH Industrial America. 

Committees

Executive Committee

Haydar Yenigün
Member
Marco Votta
Member

Corporate Governance Committee

Mine Yıldız Günay
Chairman
Marco Votta
Member
Nilüfer Günhan
Member
Federico Pamfili
Member

Risk Assessment Committee

Nilüfer Günhan
Chairman
Haydar Yenigün
Member
Luisa Fenoglio
Member
Mine Yıldız Günay
Member

Auditing Committee

Mine Yıldız Günay
Chairman
Nilüfer Günhan
Member