Executive Board
Aziz Torun - Chairman and CEO

Born in Kemah, Erzincan in 1950, Mr. Torun graduated from the Faculty of Economics at Istanbul University, in 1975. He worked as an inspector at the Ministry of Labor and Social Security between 1976 and 1982. He then decided to work in the private sector and quit his job in 1982. Together with his brother Mehmet Torun, he laid the foundations of the Torunlar Group of Companies. He currently serves as Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors of several subsidiaries of Torunlar Group. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at GYODER (The Association of Real Estate and Real Estate Investment Companies) between 2013 and 2017.

İsmail Kazanç - Chief Financial Officer
  Born in Tekirdağ in 1972. Mr. Kazanç graduated from the Faculty of Business Administration at Bilkent University in 1994. He completed a MSc. Degree in International Financial Markets at the University of Southampton in 2001. He worked as an Inspector on the Board of Internal Auditors between 1994 and 2002, and as an Assistant Treasury Manager between 2006 and 2008 at Türkiye İş Bankası, and as the Group Manager in the Treasury Department at İş Bankası between 2006 and 2008. He worked as an Assistant General Manager at Arab-Turkish Bank between 2008 and 2009. Since 2009, İsmail Kazanç has been the CFO at Torunlar REIC. He served as a member of the Board of Directors at Turkish Capital Markets Association between 2014 and 2018. Also, Mr. Kazanç is a member of the Board of Directors at Başkent Natural Gas Distribution REIC, Torunlar Energy Industry and Trade Inc., Torunlar Food Inc. and TRN Hotel Management and Investment Inc.
İlham İnan Dündar - Chief Operating Officer of Malls
  Born in 1960, Eskişehir. Graduated from Anadolu University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences – Kütahya School of Administrative Sciences in 1984. In 1985, he obtained a certificate of specialization in Business Administration from İstanbul University Institute of Business Economics. Worked as Team Leader in the Financial Affairs Department at Tekfen Holding Tekfen Manufacturing and Engineering Inc. between 1987 – 1989; Technical Accounting Manager at Çukurova Holding Inc. between 1989 – 1991; Assistant General Manager at Dempa Forestry Products Inc. between 1991 – 1994. He also worked as General Manager at Şevket Demirel Holding Demponel Forestry Products Industry and Trade Inc. Between 1994 – 1996, at Diksan Knitwear Industry and Trade Inc. between 1996 – 2000, Zafer Plaza Mall Management Inc. between 2000 – 2003, and Jones Lang Lasalle Property Management Services between 2006 – 2007. In 2007, Mr. Dündar became a General Coordinator in Torun Mall Investment Management Inc. Since 2008, he has worked as Chief Operating Officer of Malls at Torunlar REIC.
Osman Ataş - Chief Construction and Project Management Officer
  Born in Herten / Germany on December 28, 1975. Mr. Ataş completed the high school education in Bursa and graduated from Balıkesir University in Civil Engineering in 1997. He started as the field engineer in the construction of Bursa Zafer Plaza shopping center at Toray Construction Inc. He worked as the site chief in several residential and factory construction works within Torunlar Group until 2006. Between 2006 – 2010 he served as the project and procurement manager at Bursa Korupark shopping center and residential projects. He continued to work as the project manager at Torium shopping center and residential project. Between 2011 – 2014 he held the position as the project co-ordinator at the Mall of İstanbul mixed-use project. He continued to work as the project co-ordinator at Torun Center and 5 Levent projects between 2014 - 2021. Since July 2021, Mr. Ataş holds position the for Chief Construction and Project Management Officer.
Metin Karakoç - Chief Accounting and Administrative Affairs Officer
  Born in Kelkit Gümüşhane in 1957. Mr. Karakoç graduated from İzmir Cumhuriyet Commerce High School in 1976. Starting his career at Mizan Accounting Office in 1975, Mr. Karakoç worked as the Accounting Chief and Accounting Manager at Üç Petek Stores in İzmir between 1976 – 1982. He worked as the Accounting Manager at Günay Construction Industry Trade Inc. in 1983. Between 1987 – 1997, he provided acconting services to several different companies via his own freelance accounting company. Joining Torunlar Group in 1997, he worked as the Accounting and Administrative Manager at Toray Construction Inc. in 1997 – 1999 and at Zafer Plaza Management Inc. in 1999 - 2010 respectively. Since 2010, Mr. Karakoç has been working as the Accounting and Administrative Affairs Manager at Torunlar REIC. Mr. Karakoç holds the position for Chief Accounting and Administrative Affairs Officer as of July 2021.
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