Finance Monthly - Women In Finance 2021

39 www.finance-monthly.com About Burcu Civelek Yüce Burcu Civelek Yüce joined Akbank in 2006 and served as Head of the Strategy Department between 2009-2014 and Assistant General Manager of Human Resources and Strategy between 2014-2019. Since June 2019, she has been working as the Deputy General Manager of Strategy, Digital Banking and Payment Systems. Before joining Akbank, Burcu worked in international management consultancy and technology companies. Burcu graduated from Boğaziçi University Industrial Engineering and Executive MBA programs with first place, and attended various training at Harvard Business School and Koç University. Burcu Civelek Yüce, one of the first members of the IIF Future Leaders group and a Mentee of the Women’s Association in the Board of Directors, is the Chairman of Aköde Elektronik Money and Payment Services, a Member of the Supervisory Board of Akbank AG, and a Member of the Board of Ak Investment and Sabancı DX. About Akbank Akbank’s core business is banking activities, which consists of corporate and investment banking, commercial banking, SME banking, consumer banking, payment systems, treasury transactions and private banking, and international banking services. In addition to conventional banking activities, the Bank also conducts insurance agency operations through its branches, on behalf of Ak Insurance and AgeSA Life and Pensions A.Ş. With a strong and extensive domestic distribution network of 716 branches staffed by more than 12 thousand employees, Akbank operates from its headquarters in Istanbul and 19 regional directorates across Turkey. In addition to providing services at branches, its traditional delivery channel, Akbank also serves around 18 million customers via Akbank Internet, Akbank Mobile, the Call Center, around 5,000 ATMs and more than 600 thousand POS terminals. T U R K E Y Digital Payment Solutions Leader of the Year Deputy General Manager of Strategy, Digital Banking and Payment Systems, Akbank www.hollard.com.gh Burcu Civelek Yücea

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