Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Murat Emirdağ has served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) since February 2019 and is a member of our board of directors. From 2017 until becoming CEO, Mr. Emirdağ served as an advisory member of our board.
Prior to Hepsiburada, Mr. Emirdağ held different executive and management roles at leading companies such as Instacart, Zynga, Microsoft and Unilever.
Mr. Emirdağ holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School and holds degrees in Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from Bosphorus University in Istanbul. Mr. Emirdağ is currently a member of World Economic Forum’s Digital Payments Advisory Committee.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Korhan Öz has served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the board of directors with Hepsiburada Group Companies since 2014. Prior to Hepsiburada, Mr. Öz worked for Ernst & Young from 1994 to 2003, after which he worked as the CFO for Shell/Bechtel Joint Venture Energy Company, Nokia Networks, Real Estate Investment Fund by Merrill Lynch, Levi Strauss and Media Markt GmbH.
Mr. Öz holds a Economics (BA) degree from Istanbul University Economics and since 2000 has been a member of the Turkish Chartered Public Accountants (CPA). Mr. Öz is the recipient of various awards including being listed as one of the 50 most Forceful CFOs in Turkey three times between 2016 and 2020.
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
Ender Özgün has served as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) since July, 2021. Prior to Hepsiburada, Mr. Özgün worked in various positions at Vodafone Turkey, most recently as Corporate Sales Director, where his work focused on digital transformation, growth and value management, and segment strategies. He began his business career in 2005 at Procter & Gamble, where he held various managerial roles in the marketing department and focused on brand management, customer understanding, and communications strategy and execution.
He holds an MBA in Brand Management and Marketing Strategies from Bahçeşehir University in Istanbul and degrees in Industrial Engineering and Civil Engineering from Bosphorus University in Istanbul.
Chief People & Culture Officer (CPCO)
Esra Beyzadeoglu has served as Chief People & Culture Officer (CPCO) since January 2021. From 2018 to 2021, Mrs. Beyzadeoglu was COO, IT, Digital Banking, CRM and Operations at Aternatifbank. Mrs. Beyzadeoğlu has held a number of executive and management roles at leading banks and consultancy firms, such as Alternatifbank, Akbank, Accenture, Ziraat Technology and Osmanli Bank, including roles leading the digital transformation projects for such companies.
Mrs. Beyzadeoğlu holds an Executive Master of Business Administration from Sabanci University as well as a Bachelor s degree in Industrial Engineering from Galatasaray University. She also participated in the Leadership Development Program of Koç University.
Chief Growth & Data Officer (CGDO)
Furkan Anarat has served as the Chief Growth & Data Officer (CGDO) since February 2021. Mr. Anarat has more than ten years of experience in developing technology companies and startups. In 2020, Mr. Anarat worked at Al Tayer Group, a UAE based holding company in the Middle East, as Head of Growth. Prior to Al Tayer, Mr. Anarat served as the Head of Customer Growth Engagement from 2016 to 2018 and Director of Customer Growth and Marketing Technologies at Careem from 2018 and 2020, leading Careem s growth initiatives in 14 countries in MENA-Turkey-Pakistan region and eventual acquisition by Uber. Mr. Anarat also worked at Peak Games, Rocket Internet, Ashmore, Ak Asset Management and Finansbank.
Mr. Anarat holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Koc University and a Master's degree in Financial Engineering from Bosphorus University.
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Gürkan Coskuner has served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) since April 2018. Mr. Coskuner joined Hepsiburada in 2004, and has held various management roles since then, such as Chief Product Officer and Head of Technology and Software Development Manager.
Mr. Coskuner has a Bachelor's degree in Business Informatics from Marmara University.
Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)
Murat Büyümez serves as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) since September 2021. He served as Chief Strategy & Business Officer (CSBO) between January 2019 and August 2021. Mr. Büyümez was the Chief Investment Officer for Doğan Online in 2018. He started his career at J.P. Morgan in London and later worked for Mid Europa Partners in London and Istanbul offices. During this period, Mr. Büyümez served as a board member for several Mid Europa Partners portfolio companies.
Mr. Büyümez holds a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University.
Chief Business Officer (CBO)
Mutlu Erturan serves as Chief Business Officer (CBO) since September 2021. She served as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) between March 2019 and August 2021. From 2015 to 2018, Mrs. Erturan served as the Chief Business Officer at Doğan Online. Prior to Hepsiburada, Mrs. Erturan held different executive and management roles at leading technology and finance companies such as IBM and Yapi Kredi Bank.
Mrs. Erturan holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Nottingham and holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara.
Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Taner Timirci has served as Chief Operations Officer (COO) since June 2016. Mr. Timirci started his career at Procter & Gamble (P&G) as a logistics engineer in 1997, where he spent 9 years, serving as Packaging Department Head as well as Customer Service and Logistics Group Manager in Turkey and South Africa. After his time at P&G, Mr. Timirci transferred to Reckitt Benckiser as a Supply Chain Director, leading the supply chain operation in Turkey and Dubai, UAE, and was also the Supply President of Evyap.
Mr. Timirci received his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Bosphorus University.