Our leadership

Murat Ulker - Chairman

Murat is a second generation executive of the Ulker family business. He initially joined Yildiz Holding in 1984, founding and leading various businesses over the years, before succeeding his father, Sabri. In 2000, he assumed the role of Yildiz Holding CEO, serving until 2008 when he also became Chairman of the Board.

Mehmet Tutuncu

Deputy to the pladis CEO

Executive Corporate Officer
IS & Business Transformation

Yekta Caymaz

Chief Information Officer

Thibaut Eissautier

Chief Procurement Officer

Fulya Fraser

Interim Chief Human Resources Officer

Anthoula Madden

Chief Digital Officer

Baris Oner

Chief Legal Counsel

Dmitry Ivanov

Chief Commercial Officer

Denis Treacy

Chief Quality & Safety Officer

Nina Williams

Chief Research & Development Officer

Mert Altinkilic

Managing Director - Middle East

Emin Birsel

Managing Director – Europe

Brian Blanchard

Managing Director - North America

Mete Buyurgan

Managing Director - Turkey

Nick Bunker

Managing Director – UK & Ireland

Kemal Gul

Managing Director - North Africa

Ali Jaber

Managing Director – Sub Saharan Africa

Widianto Juwono

Managing Director - Greater China, Southeast Asia, Australia & New Zealand