Born in 1958, Mehmet Ertuğrul Gürler is a graduate of Marmara University, Faculty of Economics. Gürler, who has 37 years of work experience, worked in various positions in Dow Türkiye A.Ş. from 1987 until 1994 and served as Finance Manager and Member of the Board of Directors. Between 1994 and 1998, he served as Deputy General Manager and General Secretary at Total Oil Türkiye A.Ş., and in 1998, joined Çalık Holding A.Ş as General Manager. Mehmet Ertuğrul Gürler is currently serving as Vice Chairman of Çalık Holding, Bank Kombetare Tregtare and Gap Güneydoğu Tekstil. At the same time, Gürler continues his duties as a Board Member at Aktif Bank, ALBtelecom, Gap İnşaat and Gap Pazarlama and is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at YEPAŞ.
Born in 1977 in Of, Trabzon, Yahya Abdullahoğlu graduated from Karadeniz Technical University Foreign Trade Department, and Anadolu University Management Department before completing his Master’s Program in Bahçeşehir University. Having started his career as part of Çalık Holding in 1998, Abdullahoğlu held various positions in Trade and Logistics in Dubai and Turkey as part of Çalık group and maintains to be the representative of the Holding in China and Silk Road.