Çağlar GÖĞÜŞ | Doğan Holding


President (Chief Executive Officer – CEO)

Çağlar Göğüş has earned his B.Sc. degree in Business Administration at Bilkent University in Turkey, and his MBA degree at University of Florida, and he began his professional career in 1996 as a Senior Analyst at Coopers & Lybrand (current PwC). Following his duties as Senior Analyst and consultant at Arthur Andersen and AT Kearney, in 2000, he joined the Peppers & Rogers Group. Attaining international partnership of the Peppers & Rogers later on, and assuming his duties as the General Manager in charge of all regions for after sales services, Göğüş played an important role in Peppers&Rogers’ growth in EMEA region as well as other regions. He has gained expertise particularly in strategic growth and transformation through his consultancy efforts for over fifty major companies and regulatory authorities across a wide geography. He attained vast experience in the new economy world as well as in classic economy.

Çağlar Göğüş joined the Doğan Group in 2015 as an Independent Board Member at Hürriyet Gazetecilik. After having assumed this duty for one year, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Hürriyet Gazetecilik for over two years. During his term, he carried out important projects including digital transformation, efficiency, profitability, redefining business processes, and Hürriyet Emlak (Hürriyet Real Estate and Properties) attaining a corporate character.

Çağlar Göğüş is married, and has a daughter and a son.

Bora YALINAY | Doğan Holding


Member (Chief Financial Officer - CFO)

Bora Yalınay has over 20 years of experience in auditing in international companies, and local and international public companies operating in his field of audits. His areas of expertise include financial restructuring, investor and analyst relations, financing, public offerings, cost optimization, financial planning, and analysis.

Bora Yalınay graduated from Bilkent University, Department of Economics in 1997. Having begun his career in 1997 at the Istanbul offices of Deloitte auditing firm, he worked most recently in the capacity of a senior manager. He worked at the Deloitte Canada offices between 2000 and 2002.

Following his auditing experience of over a decade, and a Yaysat financial control experience of 1 year, he continued his career as the Group Financial Audit General Manager with Yıldız Holding in 2009. He worked as the CFO of Ülker Bisküvi between 2010 and 2016. During the process that began with the financial restructuring of the company in 2010, he has carried out several acquisitions, company sales and merger projects, completed overseas financing projects of USD 1 billion, and led the secondary public offering process in 2013. He worked as the Vice President of Ülker Bisküvi in charge of Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Romania, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, and Pakistan operations between 2015 and 2016. During such time, he led a team of more than 200 finance professionals in six different geographies. He has also led the financial operations of the central procurement company of Yıldız Holding within the scope of his responsibilities with Ülker.

Bora Yalınay has worked as the CFO with the Gürallar Group, the six biggest glass producer in the world exporting over 130 countries, between 2016 and 2019, and has conducted the first overseas financing and overseas expansion projects of the Group.

Bora Yalınay holds a Certified Public Accountant certificate and speaks English fluently. He has one son.

Tolga BABALI | Doğan Holding


Member (Financial and Operational Management)

Born in İstanbul in 1975, Tolga Babalı started his career as a Revenue Inspector in the Ministry of Finance in 1998 upon graduating from Economics department, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of Gazi University. During his 10-year career in public sector in tax audit and inspection, Mr. Babalı also carried out Group Manager position at Ankara Tax Office Directorate between 2006-2008.

Mr. Babalı then moved to private sector in 2008; and worked at Petrol Ofisi A.Ş. as a Tax Manager. Later, he joined Doğan Holding as Head of Tax Department and then became Vice President of Financial Affairs in charge of risk and tax management. As of August 17, 2017, he was assigned as Executive Board member of Doğan Holding. Currently, he continues to hold Chairman or Board Member positions at various Group companies.

Babalı is married and has one child.

Vedat MUNGAN | Doğan Holding


Member (Strategic Planning and Business Management)

Born in 1970, Vedat Mungan has graduated from the Industrial Engineering Department, Faculty of Business Management, of Istanbul Technical University in 1992, upon which he completed his Executive MBA Program with the Manchester Business School and IBU Joint Programme.

Having started his banking career in 1993 at the Garanti Bank System and Organization Department, Mungan went on to work with İktisat Bankası T.A.Ş. in 1994 as Corporate & Commercial Banking Officer, and has become the Corporate & Commercial Banking Manager in 1996. After working as the Head of the Corporate – Commercial Banking at Sümerbank A.Ş. Head Office in 1998, he has started working with Finansbank A.Ş. in 1999 at various levels of senior management, and has implemented significant successful projects on Corporate, Commercial, Investment Banking, and Project Finance. After having continued his career as the Assistant General Manager in charge of these branches, his banking career changed its course in 2010, and he joined the Alfa International Construction Contracting Group as the CEO. Vedat Mungan joined the Doğan Şirketler Grubu Holding A.Ş. as the Vice President in charge of Strategic Planning and Business Management on May 5, 2017 and later became Member of Executive Committee (in charge of Strategic Planning and Business Management) of Doğan Holding on October 3, 2017. Mungan is married and has two children.

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