Turkish Airlines strengthens organizational structure in US

Turkish Airlines has instituted changes to strengthen the leadership team and the airline´s organizational structure in the United States, the company said.

The company said that effective August 1, 2016, it appointed Murat Åžeker as new chief financial officer where he is responsible for all financial operations for Turkish Airlines, the company said.

During his previous roles, Seker served as head of investor relations and financial institutions at state-owned T.C. Ziraat Bankasi A.Ş. He also served as professor at Boğaziçi University, board member of Ziraat Investment, Ziraat Private Pension Company and Ziraat Insurance, as an analyst at Global Indicators Analysis and as an economist of the World Bank in the United States.

Also effective August 1, 2016, Turkish Airlines created three new positions for its global market. The airline appointed Ayşegül Denli as senior vice president finance, Zekeriya Demir, as senior vice president accounting and financial control, and Kadir Coşkun, the former business analyst, as new investor relations manager.

Denli served as CFO of AXA Holding A.Åž., in 2007, managing several headquarters and branch offices, and reporting directly to the CEO.

Demir most recently served as financial director at STM Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Tic. A.Ş.

CoÅŸkun joined Turkish Airlines in 2009 and has served in system design of procurement, quality control, supplier relations and business analysis.

Turkish Airlines has a fleet of 334 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 291 destinations worldwide with 242 international and 49 domestic.