Beymen Retail and Textile Investments inc. Board of Directors

ERGUN ÖZEN
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

SHEIKH FAISAL BIN THANI AL-THANI
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

HASAN ARAT
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MARIE LAURE AKDAĞ
BOARD MEMBER

BERNARD BARBOUR
BOARD MEMBER

ELİF ÇAPÇI
GENERAL MANAGER

TOLGA EGEMEN
BOARD MEMBER

HÜSNÜ EREL
BOARD MEMBER

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ERGUN ÖZEN
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Ergun Özen earned his BA in Economics from New York State University and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He started his banking carrier in Treasury department in 1987 before joining Garanti BBVA in 1992. Having served as the President & CEO at Garanti BBVA between April 2000-September 2015, Mr. Özen became a Board Member of Garanti BBVA in May, 2003. Ergun Özen, who is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Beymen Group, is on the Board of Atom Bank.

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SHEIKH FAISAL BIN THANI AL-THANI
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Sheikh Faisal Bin Thani Al-Thani, who completed his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration at Marymount University in the US and MBA at HEC Paris, served as CIO (Chief Investment Officer) at the Qatar Foundation Endowment. He also played key leadership roles in the Investment Department at Qatar Central Bank. In addition, he was the Chairman of Qatar Banking Studies and Business Administration Secondary School and the Deputy Chairman of Vodafone Qatar, as well as being a Board member at Ahli Bank, Qatari Diar, Nakilat, Bharti Airtel and Siemens Qatar. Sheikh Faisal Bin Thani Al Thani is the Chief of Asia-Pacific & Africa Investments at Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), and the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Ooredoo Group. In his role at QIA, one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds, he is responsible for leading the regional investments in multiple sectors and diversified asset classes in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Sheick Faisal Bin Thani Al-Thani, who serves as Deputy Chairman at Beymen, is currently the Chairman of Qatar First Bank, and Board Member at Qatar Insurance Company.

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HASAN ARAT
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Hasan Arat, who graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Business Administration, has held managerial roles at textile and real estate investment companies for many years. He served as President at TGSD - Turkish Clothing Manufacturers Association, Chairman at IAF - International Apparel Federation and Vice President at UNWTO - United Nations World Tourism Organization Business Council. Hasan Arat, who served as Vice President at NOC of Turkey– Turkey National Olympic Committee, Marketing Commission Member at IOC (International Olympic Committee), Board Member at EOC (European Olympic Committee) and Executive Board Member at World Athletics, was the second president of Beşiktaş Jimnastik Kulübü between 1998-2000. Hasan Arat, Deputy Chairman of Beymen Group, is also on the Board of Trustees of Özyeğin University.

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BERNARD BARBOUR
BOARD MEMBER

Bernard Barbour, who holds an LLM degree in European law from Lausanne University, Switzerland, and an LLM degree in International Economic Law from Geneva University, Switzerland, a B.A. in Law from the Lebanese University, and a Diploma in English Legal Methods from Cambridge University, England, served as a Senior Attaché in the Legal Department of the Central Bank of Lebanon between 1997 and 2007. Bernard Barbour, who is the Managing Director and Head of Legal and Sharia'a Affairs of QInvest LLC, also serves as Board Member at European Finance House s.a.r.l., Luxembourg and Ambit Pvt. Ltd. (Investment Bank). Barbour has extensive experience in financial legal systems, as well as previous work on legal and regulatory matters, and an academic career teaching financial, fiscal and contract law at leading universities in Lebanon. Bernard Barbour is a Member of the Board of Beymen Group.

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MARIE LAURE AKDAĞ
BOARD MEMBER

After her academic career in France and the U.S., Marie-Laure Akdağ worked in different cities such as San Francisco, Amsterdam, Paris, Dubai and London. Having started her career leading inbound travel for a Tour Operator in California, she then went on to work as a sales and marketing manager in the luxury hospitality industry. She pre-opened, launched and managed 45 Park Lane in London, the luxury boutique hotel of the Dorchester Collection, as General Manager, partnering with Wolfgang Puck, the world-renowned celebrity Chef for the opening of his first international restaurant, Cut. Her last career move took her to luxury fashion retail as she joined Burberry as Vice-President of Client Engagement. Marie-Laure Akdağ spent 25+ years leading luxury hospitality, tourism and fashion retail businesses. Marie-Laure Akdağ, a Board Member at Beymen Group, still offers consulting services to luxury brands.

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TOLGA EGEMEN
BOARD MEMBER

Having graduated from the Middle East Technical University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tolga Egemen served as Executive Vice President at Garanti Bank and a Member of the Board of Directors of Garanti Securities. He worked as visiting professor at Izmir University of Economics and Bilkent University. With long years of experience in corporate banking and international debt transactions under his belt, Tolga Egemen works as senior manager at Dome Group. A Board Member at Beymen Group, Tolga Egemen is a FIBA (International Federation of Basketball Associations) Finance Committee Member, Vice President of the Teachers Academy Foundation, a Member of the Advisory Board of the Darüşşafaka Association and a Member of the Board Directors of SALT (Contemporary Art and Research Center).

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HÜSNÜ EREL
BOARD MEMBER

Hüsnü Erel, who graduated from Istanbul Technical University Electronics and Communications Engineering Department, served as CIO at Interbank after having worked as a system engineer at Wilcox Avionics Company and IBM. As the first General Manager of Intertech, one of the first private software houses in Turkey, he led the development of the first local real-time online banking solution. He joined Garanti Bilişim Teknolojisi ve Ticaret A.Ş. in 1994 as General Manager. In 1997, he was appointed as the EVP of Garanti Bank. Erel, who worked in banking and business administration throughout his career, most recently served at Garanti Bank Technology Center in the areas of Organization and Process Development, Secure Operations, Customer Analytics, Innovation and Product Development and Operations Center. He designed and carried out technology and transformation projects ranging from bank mergers, alternative distribution channel applications, process digitization, mobilization, analytics-based decision-making projects and development of business models that give Garanti Bank a competitive edge. He retired from Garanti Bank in May 2018. Hüsnü Erel is a Member of the Board of Directors of Beymen Group.

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ELİF ÇAPÇI
GENERAL MANAGER

Graduating from Bilkent University Faculty of Business Administration, Elif Çapçı completed her MBA at Duke University and started her career at Signet Bank in the U.S. Then, she worked as a consultant for various industries in Bain & Company Istanbul and Tel-Aviv. Returning to the banking industry with Citigroup, Elif Çapçı became Assistant General Manager responsible for Retail Banking at Citibank Turkey after working in New York, Belgium and London, respectively. Joining Boyner Holding as Vice President in 2008, Çapçı became the CEO of Beymen as of 2009 and concurrently served as Boyner Group's Vice President of Retail Operations between 2016 and 2019. Elif Çapçı is the CEO and a Member of the Board of Directors of Beymen Group.