New CEO named to Borsa Istanbul

New CEO named to Borsa Istanbul

New CEO named to Borsa Istanbul Halk Investment CEO Murat Çetinkaya was elected as the new CEO of Turkey’s main stock exchange Borsa Istanbul, replacing Osman Saraç, during the bourse’s 4th Ordinary General Board Meeting on June 8. 

Borsa Istanbul Chair Himmet Karadağ has kept his position. 

Born in Ankara in 1970, Çetinkaya started his professional career at Ziraat Bank’s fund management department in 1992, according to his resume on the Halkbank website. 

After working at various positions in several banks, he was appointed as the CEO of Halk Investment in 2010. He has been a board member of it since 2013.  

Çetinkaya has also been a board member of the Turkish Capital Markets Association since May 2016, according to his resume. 

Saraç was elected as Borsa Istanbul board member at the Borsa Istanbul General Assembly meeting on April 1, 2016. He was appointed as Deputy Chairman and CEO on the same day.