Executives

Halim ÇAKMAK

General Menager

Halim ÇAKMAK, who started to work as Deputy Chairman and General Manager of Turkish Petroleum  International Joint Stock Company (TPIC) as of August 15, 2023, was appointed as a Member of the Board of Directors of Turkish Petroleum Joint Stock Company (TPAO) as of November 24, 2023.

He started to work as a Senior Specialist in the Petroleum Trade Department at TPIC in August 2012. Later, he worked as a Senior Specialist in the Strategy and Business Development Department, and as a Chief and Manager in the Petroleum Trade Department. As of September 2018, in addition to his duty as Petroleum Trade Manager, he served as Deputy Manager in Strategy and Business Development Department and Resident Manager in TPIC Colombia Branch.

As of October 2020, he has been appointed as the Assistant General Manager responsible for TPIC Purchasing and Logistics Management and Oil and Gas Trade Management.

Halim ÇAKMAK, who became the General Manager and Member of the Board of TEC (Turkish Energy Anonim Şiketi), a subsidiary of TPIC, in November 2018, was appointed as the Chairman and General Manager of TEC as of June 2023.

Halim ÇAKMAK, who completed his undergraduate education at Boğaziçi University, Department of Mathematics, has a master's degree in International Trade and Finance from Ufuk University. He is married and has 1 child.

Ahmet ALTUĞ

Deputy General Manager

Ahmet ALTUĞ has been appointed as the Deputy General Manager of Turkish Petroleum International Anonim Şirketi (TPIC) as of 19.10.2023.

He started working as an Engineer at F125 Drilling Rig, which was conducting production drilling in Batman-Raman Oil Field within TPIC Operations directorate in 2011. He worked as an engineer in geothermal drilling in the Aegean Region, especially in oil exploration and production drilling in the Southeastern Anatolia Region until 2014.

He worked as Adıyaman-Batman Regional Manager and Geothermal Projects Manager within the scope of oil drilling and well completion services in TPIC, respectively between 2014 and 2018.

He took an active role in the establishment of Core Drilling Department within TPIC between 2018-2020 and served as Chief Engineer and Core Drilling Chief, and between 2020-2022, he served as Core Drilling Manager.

He had served as TPIC Petroleum and Geothermal Drilling Manager from October 2022 until 19.10.2023, when his appointment date of the Deputy General Manager.

Ahmet ALTUĞ, who graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, is married and has two children.

Nurullah KOÇAK

Deputy General Manager

Nurullah KOÇAK has been appointed as the Deputy General Manager of Turkish Petroleum International Anonim Şirketi (TPIC) as of 19.10.2023.

He served as Purchasing and Business Development Manager, Import Manager and General Manager in the private sector of the United Kingdom between 2003 and 2014. He worked as International Purchasing Officer, Contracts Chief and Purchasing Manager at BOTAŞ International between 2014 and 2017.

He started working as Chief Specialist in the Purchasing and Stock Department in TPIC in November 2018. Subsequently, he served as Contracts Chief, Purchasing Chief, Material Purchasing Chief and Manager within the same department.

Nurullah KOÇAK, who completed his undergraduate education at Selçuk University, Department of Public Relations and Promotion, has a Master's degree in International Business from Liverpool John Moores University. KOÇAK, who speaks English fluently, is married and has three children.

İsmail BUDAK

Deputy General Manager

İsmail BUDAK has been appointed as the Deputy General Manager of Turkish Petroleum International Anonim Şirketi (TPIC) as of 19.10.2023.

İsmail BUDAK, who started his career within the scope of the Manager Candidate Program in Kuveyt Türk Retail and Business Banking Marketing Department, worked as the Deputy Manager at Kuveyt Türk Bank between 2011 - 2015, Branch Manager between 2016 - 2020 and Retail Banking Sales Manager at Kuveyt Türk Head Office between 2020 - 2023.

İsmail BUDAK, who completed his undergraduate education at Boğaziçi University, Department of Management Information Systems, has a Master's degree in Capital Markets and Finance from Bahçeşehir University. BUDAK, who knows English well, is married and has two children.