Top Management

Özgür SOY, CEO

Mr. Ozgur Soy was born in 1970 in İstanbul. He graduated from Istanbul German High School, received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bogazici University and an MBA from INSEAD. Mr. Ozgur Soy completed a Certificate Program in Port Management in Singapore under the Singapore Cooperation Program with the Scholarship of the Singapore Government. 

Before joining Kumport in 2013, Ozgur Soy was CEO of Trenkwalder Group in Turkey and he was also a member of the Global Executive Board. During his career, Mr. Ozgur Soy took various managarial roles in  Logistics and Business Development at different national and international companies like Procter & Gamble, DHL, Schneider Electric, Arcelik and Borusan Lojistik. He lectured International Logistics Management in Yeditepe University and Uludağ University and attended several seminars as a keynote speaker in Turkey, Europe and Middle East. 

Besides his role as CEO of Kumport, Mr. Ozgur Soy holds board member positions in different companies and associations and is also acting as Vice President of TURKLIM (Turkish Port Operators Association).

Cenk KABACAOĞLU, Deputy General Manager, Operations and Planning

Born in 1978. Graduated from Maritime Faculty of ITU in 2000. Started his Executive MBA at Özyeğin University in 2015 and he is still continuing that program. He has worked in long-distance ships between 2000-2005. Started to work in Operations department at Arkas Line in 2005 and has been responsible for several roles. After the Procurement Manager experience at same company between 2009-2011, joined Kumport at 2011. He respectively worked as manager, director and now he carries on his work as Deputy General Manager in Operation and Planning Department.

Erhan TUNÇBİLEK, Deputy General Manager, Commercial

Erhan Tuncbilek had Engineering degree from Bosphorus University and after he has completed executive MBA program at Koc University. 

Tuncbilek has worked at Procter & Gamble and L’Oreal as Supply Chain, Logistics, Customer Service and Purchasing manager, director and leading roles for about 15 years. He had several years of consultancy experience and after he took over Middle East regional Supply Chain head responsibility for Johnson Controls covering 17 Countries located in Dubai.

He has been working as Chief Commercial Officer at Kumport International Marine Container Terminal for more than 1 year and he has been member of LODER for more than 10 years. He had attended lots of international and local congress and conferences as speaker. 

He can speak English and French.

İlker Haluk BEKBAY, Deputy General Manager, Technical and Administration

Born in 1974. Graduated from Engineering Faculty of Bosphorus University in 1998 and completed the Executive MBA degree at Sabancı University in 2001. Started his professional carreer at Sabancı Holding as Civil Engineer in 1997. After the Export and Logistics Manager experience at Yapı Merkezi (Subor Boru San) between 2003 and 2004, joined Borusan Logistics as Investments and Engineering Manager at 2004. Has been responsible for several roles and achievements from 2004 to 2010 in Borusan Logistics and managed ETA
(Electronic Transportation Network) as the General Manager which was in fact the first e-trade company of Borusan Logistics until 2014. Has been working as Deputy General Manager at Kumport since 2014.

Kaan ANUL, Deputy General Manager, HR and Management Systems Group

Was born in 1979. After graduated from Bogazici Private High School at 1997, he completed double major programmes at ITU, achieved diplomas from ITU Maritime Faculty in 2002 and Management Engineering in 2003. He  achieved LLM in Business Law (Master’s Degree) from Istanbul Bilgi University in 2005 and Executive MBA from Ozyegin University in 2012. He is still studying  Industrial Engineering PhD at Ozyegin University. 

He worked at Turkon Line as Legal & Insurance Department Manager between 2003-2010. He has been working at Kumport since 2010.  Also he represents Kumport as a  member of “ TOBB Turkey Maritime Council and Port Management Professional Committee at Chamber of Shipping”.

Zafer AYBARTÜRK, Deputy General Manager, Financial Affairs

He was born in 1959. Graduated from Business Administration of Uludag University. He has started his career at Akbank as Inspector in 1983 and then he has worked as Manager in General Accounting Department and Tresuary Accounting&Controlling Department. He was the Head of Finance Department during 1996-1998 at Sumerbank and worked as Deputy General Manager at Korfezbank during 1998-2001, during 2001-2007 at Anadolubank. He is currently serving as the CFO at Kumport since 2007.