Mr. Ali Çaliskan is Turkish Citizen. Mr. Çaliskan is appointed as Commissioner on the Company's on June 25, 2015, after initially assigned as the Company’s President Director. Mr. Çaliskan joined Kordsa Turkey in 1986. Since 1989, he has held various managerial positions in Polymer Production, Yarn Production, Engineering Maintanance and Support, Project and Production Department in Dusa and Kordsa Turkey. Mr. Çaliskan was appointed as Operation Director of Kordsa Turkey in 2005, and then promoted to be Operation Director of Kordsa Turkey and Nile Kordsa in 2009 before assigned as the President Director of the Company in 2010 to 2013. In 2013, he was promoted to become Vice President Operations in Kordsa Global. Mr. Çaliskan received his Bachelor Degree 1983 from Middle East Technical University in Mechanical Engineering.
Mr. Ibrahim Yildirim is Turkish citizen. Mr. Ibrahim Yildirim started his professional career at Rafine Chemicals in 1994 and has worked in different manufacturing companies after that. Between 1998 and 2007, he served in Sakosa as Technical Engineer and Production Engineer. He was appointed as Technical Manager at Kordsa Turkey in 2007. In 2008, he was transferred to Global Technology Center as New Product Development Manager. In 2009, he was appointed as New Product and Process Development Director. In 2011, he was appointed as Technology Development Director. In October 2013 he was appointed as the Chief Technology Officer. Since July 2015 he has been working as the Chief Technology Officer and Composites Business Unit Leader. Mr. Ibrahim Yildirim received his BSc degree from Middle East Technical University, Chemical Engineering department in 1993 and obtained MBA degree from Sabanci University in 2005.
Mr. Adil Ilter Turan is Turkish citizen. Mr. Turan is re-assigned as the Company’s Independent Commissioner on June 25, 2015. Mr. Turan is Professor in Political Science in Department of International Relations, Istanbul Bilgi University. Mr. Turan pursued his Bachelor Degree in Political Science from Orbelin College Oberlin, Ohio and Master of Arts in Political Sciene from Columbia New York. Mr. Turan received his Ph.D in Political Science in Faculty of Economics from Istanbul University, Turkey.
Mr. Andreas Lesmana, Indonesian citizen. Mr. Andreas Lesmana is appointed as Commissioner on the Company's on June 25, 2015. Mr. Andreas Lesmana started his professional career as Senior Auditor in SGV Utomo & Co which is an affiliation with Arthur Andersen & Co from 1985 until 1987. Mr. Andreas Lesmana later joined with Lippo Group in 1987 as Accounting Manager. In year 1991, he joined the Company and held several positions among others as Finance Manager, Group Manager Purchasing, Corporate Secretary, Director of Pension Fund Indo Kordsa. Mr. Andreas Lesmana received his degree from Trisakti University majoring in Economic. Mr. Andreas Lesmana received his accountant degree from University of Indonesia.
Mr. Mehmet Mesut Ada is Turkish citizen. Serves as the company Commissioner since June 23, 2014. Mr. Mesut Ada joined KORDSA in 1980 and worked for 7 years. In 1987 with the establishment of a new joint venture company between Sabanci Holding and Dupont , named DUSA, he was transferred to DUSA as project manager. In 1991 he was transferred to Dupont and moved to the Netherlands where he worked for Dupont as production manager for 2 years. In 1993 he returned to Turkey and worked for DUSA as plant manager for 9 years. Between 2002 and 2006 he worked for DUPONTSA as VP Operations. DUPONTSA was another joint venture company established between Sabanci Holding and Dupont, engaged in polyester business. At the end of 2006 he was transferred to the USA as general manager for KORDSA Nylon yarn business. In 2009 he was transferred to Germany as general manager for INTERKORDSA GmbH. At the end of 2011 he was transferred to Brazil as Operations Director for KORDSA South America (Brazil and Argentine). Mr. Mesut Ada retired in April 2014. Mr. Mesut Ada holds Bachelor of Electronic Engineering and Communication from Istanbul Technical University in 1975.