Investment Committee

Investment Committee
Murad Ardaç, PhD. – Strategic Planning Coordinator, Koç Holding

Murad Ardaç has been working for Koç Group in various technical positions for the last 20 years. Having started his career as a professor at Aachen Technical University, Germany, Dr. Ardaç joined Koç Group upon returning Turkey and worked for Beko Electronics Inc. between the years of 1989 and 1996, teaching at Boğaziçi University during the same period. He became Project Coordinator Assistant and then Telecommunication Projects Coordinator for Koç Holding in 1996. In 2002, Dr. Ardaç served as Business Development Coordinator and Telecommunication Director at Koç Information Group, of which he was also a founding member. Dr. Ardaç has been working as Strategic Planning Coordinator for Koç Holding since 2006. He earned a master’s degree in Electronic Engineering at Aachen Technical University (Germany) and doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering, and received his MBA at Koç University in 1995.

Eşfak Tüzün – Strategic Planning Coordinator, Koç Holding

Eşfak Tüzün has been working for Koç Group since 1991. Having started his career as a Management Trainee at Arçelik, Mr. Tüzün served as the Management Accounting Manager between 1997-2001. In 2001, he joined Koç Holding Strategic Planning Group. He participated in the establishment of Koç Technology Board in 2003. He holds B.S. degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Physics from Boğaziçi University, and an MBA degree from University of California at Berkeley.

Murat Peksavaş – Competition Law and Intellectual Property Coordinator, Koç Holding

Koç Holding Competition Law and Intellectual Property Coordinator Professor Murat Peksavaş is a member of TÜSİAD (Turkish Industry & Business Association) and also the chairman of TÜSİAD’s Intellectual Property Committee. Embarking upon his career path in the Koç Holding Strategic Planning Office, Mr. Peksavaş worked in various posts such as Professor at Marmara University, School of Economics and Administrative Sciences, columnist in Sabah Daily News, and in various committees of the Turkish State Planning Agency. Being a graduate of Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences, he completed his graduate education at Sorbonne University, Paris, where he started his doctoral studies as well. Mr. Peksavaş holds Trademark and Patent Attorney certificates and also holds the title of European Patent Attorney.

Samir Deliormanlı – Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights Manager, Koç Holding

Koç Holding Innovation and Intellectual Property Manager Mr. Deliormanlı also serves as Board Member of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) Committee. Besides being a Trademark and Patent Attorney, he has a title of CLP (Certified Licensing Professional). He is also a member of LES International and TÜSİAD Intellectual Property Working Group. Mr. Deliormanlı has a Master’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering from İstanbul Technical University.