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Executive Committee

Executive Committee

Selim Kervancı - Chief Executive Officer

Selim Kervancı is a graduate of Istanbul Technical University, Department of Electrical Engineering. He holds a master's degree in Business Administration from Vrije University in Brussels.

Kervancı held a number of roles in HSBC Group since 1996. He was HSBC Turkey Head of Financial Institutions and Correspondent Banking between 2001 and 2005, and Head of Investment Banking between 2005 and 2010. Kervancı was Head of Global Banking and Investment Banking at HSBC Turkey until 2014 following the role he took on as Investment Banking Director responsible from Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) in Dubai. Selim Kervancı was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Turkey on 1 July 2016.

Selim Kervancı is also Chairman of HSBC Yatırım Menkul Değerler A.Ş. (Securities Company).

Anthony Wright - Chief Risk Officer


Ayşe Yenel - Head of Wealth and Personal Banking

Ayşe Yenel is a graduate of Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University. Yenel started her banking career at BankOne/JP Morgan Chase in 1999 and has assumed different roles in lending policies, marketing analytics and strategic management areas. Prior to joining HSBC Turkey in 2004, Yenel was Vice President at JP Morgan Chase.

Yenel held a number of senior leadership roles at HSBC Turkey including Head of WPB Credit and Risk, Head of Risk Strategy and Business Management and as a Board Member of HSBC Asset Management. Ayşe Yenel served as the Head of WPB Business Performance between 2014 and 2016. Yenel assumed the role of Interim Head of WPB, Turkey in May 2016 and was appointed as Head of WPB, HSBC Turkey on 1 January, 2017.

Burçin Ozan - Chief Financial Officer

Burçin Ozan is a graduate of Istanbul University, Department of Economics. Prior to joining HSBC Turkey in 2002, Ozan worked for four years at Andersen Consulting, where she worked in auditing, tax consulting and mergers and acquisitions for financial institutions. She became a Certified Public Accountant while she was at Andersen Consulting.

During her time at HSBC Turkey, she held a number of managerial roles within the Finance team including Head of Tax, Head of Reporting and Financial Control. In August 2015, she was appointed as CFO, HSBC Turkey.

Burçin Ozan is a Board Member at HSBC Portföy Yönetimi A.Ş.(Asset Management company).

Funda Temoçin - Head of Human Resources

Funda Temoçin is a graduate of Bosphorus University Department of Psychology. Having started her career in Humanitas Doğuş Human Resources Management in 2000, Temoçin took on a number of roles in human resources management and applications in different industries before joining HSBC Turkey.

She was Human Resources Assistant Manager at Tansaş Retail Group between 2003 and 2005, and Human Resources Manager and then Human Resources Director at Hedef Alliance Holding between 2005 and 2008. Temoçin was HR Director in Savola Foods during 2008 and 2012. She was as Human Resources Director at TÜVTÜRK between 2012 and 2013, and was the Head of HR at Cigna Finans Emeklilik ve Hayat A.Ş. between 2013 and 2017, responsible for all areas of human resources. Temoçin joined HSBC Turkey in September 2017 and has been serving as Head of HR.

Namık Aksel - Head of Global Markets


Pınar Fadıllıoğlu - Head of Communications

Pınar Fadıllıoğlu is a graduate of Bosphorus University, Department of Political Science and International Relations. Fadıllıoğlu has a wide range of experience in the field of communications, ranging from investor relations to marketing communications. She joined HSBC Turkey as Head of Communications in May 2014. Prior to joining HSBC Turkey her roles included Corporate Communication Director at OMV Turkey Petrol Ofisi, Communications and External Relations Manager at GlaxoSmithKline Turkey, Communication Manager responsible for Middle East and North Africa Regions at BASF Turkey, Strategic Planning and Corporate Communications Manager and Assistant Manager at Yapı Kredi Bank Investor Relations Department.

Rüçhan Çandar - Deputy CEO & Chief Operating Officer

Rüçhan Çandar graduated from the Business Administration Department of Uludağ University and completed his master's degree in Finance at Lancaster University. Çandar started his banking career as an auditor in Osmanlı Bank in 1997 and worked in Garanti Bank between 2001 and 2002. He joined HSBC Turkey in 2002 and undertook a number of roles in RBWM and Internal Audit. In 2012, he was appointed as Head of HTS Operations. As of November 2014, Çandar acted as Deputy COO in addition to his role as Head of HTS Operations. Çandar was appointed as Chief Operating Officer as of February 2015 and Deputy CEO as of 29 July 2015 in addition to his existing role. Rüçhan Çandar is a Board Member at HSBC Menkul Değerler A.Ş. (Securities Company)

Tolga Tüzüner - General Counsel

Tüzüner joined HSBC Turkey in 2010 as General Counsel within the department of Legal & Corporate Secretary. After graduating from the Faculty of Law at Ankara University, he completed his master’s in Business Administration at Bilkent University. Tüzüner, who has 18 years of professional experience in the banking sector, had a number of roles in different banks including Citibank Turkey before joining HSBC. His areas of expertise include Banking and Finance, Central Bank Regulations, Labour Law, Commercial Banking, Corporate Governance, Clearing/Custody and Trade Financing.