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Av. R. Ertuğrul Onur
Atty. R. Ertuğrul Onur Chief Legal Officer
Atty. R. Ertuğrul Onur has been serving as the General Counsel of CCI since 2007. He is also currently the Head of CCI Ethics and Compliance Committee. He established the CCI Compliance & Ethics Program and served as CCI Ethics and Compliance Officer between 2013 and 2016. He graduated from Istanbul University’s Law Faculty in 1988. Following the completion of his traineeship in the Konya Bar Association, he worked as a research assistant in the same Law Faculty. Mr. Onur served as Legal Counsel for Mobil Oil Türk A.Ş. and BP Petrolleri A.Ş. between 1995 and 2000. He also worked as BP Türkiye Employee Representative, BP Oil Europe Works Council Member and BP Oil Europe Works Council Link Committee Member. Prior to joining the Coca-Cola system, he set up the legal department in Pfizer İlaçları and served as Assistant General Manager and Legal Director. Mr. Onur implemented various compliance programs as the Compliance Liaison Officer in Pfizer Türkiye. Mr. Onur has 29 years of work experience and is a member of the Istanbul Bar Association.
Ahmet Öztürk
Ahmet Öztürk Chief Audit Executive
Ahmet Öztürk was appointed as Coca-Cola İçecek Internal Audit Director as of 1 January 2018. He joined Anadolu Group in August 1995, having graduated from Bilkent University, with a major in Economics. He started his career as an Assistant Financial Control Specialist and continued to work in different roles and responsibilities in group companies, serving as CFO of Coca-Cola Turkmenistan, Coca-Cola Azerbaijan, Efes Ukraine and Efes Serbia between 1999 and 2007 respectively. Öztürk was appointed as the Internal Auditor of Efes Beer Group International operations in July 2007 and promoted to become the Internal Audit Director of Anadolu Efes in January 2011.
Aslı Kamiloğlu
Aslı Kamiloğlu Chief Information and Digital Officer

Having assumed various roles in information technology organizations at Aras Kargo and Turkcell in the early years of her career, Ms. Aslı Kamiloğlu continued her career in GE Healthcare as Commercial Digital Leader in Eastern and African growth markets, a large and diverse set of growth markets, comprising over 80 countries. She then held various Global digital and technology leadership roles in GE Healthcare and GE Digital.
Ms. Aslı Kamiloğlu has been leading digital products strategy and execution in the Customer digital domain for all CCI Countries since 2019. Ms. Aslı Kamiloğlu graduated from Galatasaray high school and holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from Joseph Fourier University.

Burçun İmir
Burçun İmir Chief Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Officer

Burçun İmir was appointed as the Coca-Cola İçecek Chief Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Officer as of September 1, 2023. İmir served as Corporate Communications, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Leader at Coca-Cola İçecek between 2023-2021. Before joining Coca-Cola İçecek, between 2021-2019, İmir served as the General Coordinator of DasDas, in addition to providing Sustainability, Communication, Brand and Management Consultancy services in the consultancy company she founded. She served as Corporate Communication and Sustainability Officer at Allianz Türkiye between 2019-2016, Chief Marketing and Communication Officer at Aras Kargo between 2016-2013, and Corporate Communications Manager at Turkcell between 2013-2008. Between 2008 and 1995, Burçun İmir worked as a senior manager, Middle East Representative and reporter in various media outlets such as Habertürk TV, TV24, Doğan News Agency (DHA), CNNTÜRK, CNN International, German News Agency (DPA) and Turkish Daily News. In 1998, she earned a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Bilkent University.

Erdi Kurşunoğlu
Erdi Kurşunoğlu Chief Financial Officer
Erdi Kurşunoğlu had joined CCI as Finance Director of Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan in 2021 and prior to joining CCI , Mr. Kurşunoğlu served as the Chief Financial Officer at Walmart Africa. Before that, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer in different regions at Ericsson, including Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Additionally, while at Ericsson, Mr. Kursunoglu also served as the Vice President of Sales for the Eastern Europe & Central Asia Region. Mr. Kurşunoğlu holds an MBA Degree from Imperial College University of London, a Postgraduate Diploma in International Management from Istanbul University, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Boğaziçi University. With 25 years of professional tenure, Mr. Kurşunoğlu brings strong global financial experience from multiple senior positions in international companies and from various industries.
Karim Yahi
Karim Yahi CEO
Mr. Karim Yahi has almost 18 years of experience across diverse roles at The Coca-Cola Company in multiple geographies. He held roles of increasing responsibility in strategy, growth, finance and mergers & acquisitions, in multiple locations including France, Türkiye, Germany, Latin-America and the United States, and he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Fairlife LLC, a wholly owned dairy company of The Coca-Cola Company. Mr. Yahi, who was appointed as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer to CCI on March 1, 2023, has taken over the CEO role as of September 1, 2023.
Kerem Kerimoğlu
Kerem Kerimoğlu Chief Supply Chain Officer
Kerem Kerimoglu, a graduate of Middle East Technical University with a major in Mechanical Engineering, worked for Denizli Cam as R&D engineer before joining CCI. Since joining CCI in 1993, Mr. Kerimoğlu held various positions, including Maintenance Supervisor, Production Manager and Operation Manager roles in Ankara Plant, and served as the Operation Manager both for Ankara and Bursa plants between 2003 and 2006. After serving as Türkiye Supply Chain Director between 2006 and 2015, Mr. Kerimoğlu worked as CCI Turkmenistan General Manager between 2015-2017 and CCI Iraq General Manager between 2017 and 2019. Mr. Kerimoğlu assumed the role of CCI Supply Chain Development Director in 2020 and has been working as Supply Chain Director since September 1st 2020.
Melis Tunaveli
Melis Tunaveli Chief Human Resources Officer
Melis Tunaveli was appointed as Coca-Cola İçecek Chief Human Resources Officer as of September 15, 2023. She started her career at Roche Pharmaceuticals in 1999, Tunaveli assumed increasing responsibilities in various roles of Human Resources until 2004. Between 2004 and 2012, she worked as the Manager of Compensation and Benefits, Organizational Development, Talent Management and Commercial Functions Business Partner at Mondelez Kraft Foods. Before joining Coca-Cola İçecek, she worked at Philip Morris, first as Türkiye Management and Organizational Development Manager and then as Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa Management and Organizational Development Manager. In 2018, Tunaveli joined Coca-Cola İçecek as Türkiye Human Resources Director and earned a master degree on Economics from Koç University.
Ahmet Kürşad Ertin
Ahmet Kürşad Ertin South Asia and Middle East Region Director

Ahmet Kürşad Ertin moved to Pakistan as General Manager, after successfully completing his assignment as GM Kazakhstan. Ahmet has been part of CCI for the last 20 years showing profound leadership and business devotion to CCI’s vision.

Ahmet Kürşad Ertin was appointed as General Manager of CCI Pakistan on 1 January 2019. Ahmet joined CCI in 1998 in commercial department and assumed different roles in the organization until 2009 when he moved to Baku as General Manager of Azerbaijan. He moved to Turkey in 2010 and assumed CCI Turkey Traditional and Distribution Channel Sales Director role and then in 2014 he was appointed as Turkey Sales Director. In 2015, moving to Almaty, Ahmet took the role of General Manager of CCI Kazakhstan. Ahmet has a total of 25 years of work experience and holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey.

Erdinç Güzel
Erdinç Güzel Caucasia and Central Asia Region Director

Born on July 18, 1970 in Balıkesir, Erdinç Güzel graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Political Science and Public Administration. Starting his career at Nestle in 1999 as Regional Sales Coordinator, Mr. Güzel quickly rose to various positions and demonstrated his leadership skills by assuming responsibilities such as Key Account Operations Manager and Western Turkey Sales Center Manager.

Mr. Güzel joined the CCI family in 2009 as Customer and Commercial Operations Manager at CCI Azerbaijan and was appointed as Customer and Commercial Operations Director at CCI Kyrgyzstan in 2013. In January 2014, he was promoted as the General Manager of CCI Kyrgyzstan. In 2016, Mr. Güzel continued his career as General Manager of CCI Azerbaijan and in 2019, he was appointed General Manager of CCI Kazakhstan. In February 2023, he was appointed Regional Director for Central Asia and Caucasus Countries. In his new role, Mr. Güzel is responsible for managing the company's business in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan.

Hasan Ellialtı
Hasan Ellialtı Turkiye Region Director
Hasan Ellialtı has been appointed as Regional Director as of April 1, 2023. Mr. Ellialtı joined CCI in 1997, served in different positions in Turkey sales function until 2015. He worked as Turkey Sales Director between 2015 and 2019. He held the position of General Manager of Coca-Cola İçecek Azerbaijan from 2019 to 2020. Ellialtı assumed the role of General Manager for CCI Turkey from 2020 to 2023. Since 2023 he continues to lead as Regional Director. Mr. Ellialtı graduated from the Business Administration Department of Anadolu University and completed the Business Administration Certificate Program at the University of New South Wales, Sydney.

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