Board of Directors

​​​​Cemil Tokel

Cemil Tokel is a graduate of Humberside University, Department of Management.

Cemil Tokel joined Şişecam Group as an International Sales Representative in Paşabahçe Tic. Ltd. Şti. in 1992. Tokel later was appointed as Vice President of Marketing and Sales in 01.02.2012 and was appointed as President of Glassware Group in 02.01.2014 and has been serving this duty currently.

In addition to the duty he carries out mentioned above Cemil Tokel currently also holds the positions of Vice President of Board of Directors at Paşabahçe Cam Sanayii ve Ticaret A.Ş., President of Board of Directors at Camiş Ambalaj San. A.Ş., Paşabahçe Yatırım ve Pazarlama A.Ş., President of Board of Directors at Paşabahçe USA Inc., Member of Board of Directors at OOO Posuda, Vice President at Trakya Glass Bulgaria EAD.

Cemil Tokel is not independent member.

Nazlı Zeynep Onursal

Vice President

Nazlı Onursal, graduated from Bilkent University, Faculty of Business Administration in the year of 2000 and started her career as assistant specialist at Global Securities Inc. In 2002, Onursal joined Coca-Cola Bottlers of Turkey (CCI) and worked in the field of Finance Unit as Sales Accounting Specialist, in 2005 as Internal Audit Specialist, in 2007 as Budget & Control Specialist and in 2008 as Finance Supervisor.

Afterwards, Onursal joined PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Advisory as Manager in the area of Management Consultancy in 2010, thereafter she assumed Senior Manager title in 2014.

In 2015, Onursal joined Paşabahçe Cam Sanayii ve Ticaret A.Ş. as Finance Manager, and as of 2016, she assumed her current role of Şişecam Glassware Group Finance Director.

In addition to the duties she carries out mentioned above she also holds Membership of Board of Directors at Paşabahçe Cam Sanayii ve Ticaret A.Ş., Paşabahçe Mağazaları A.Ş., Paşabahçe Yatırım ve Pazarlama A.Ş., Paşabahçe Investment B.V., OOO Posuda, Paşabahçe Bulgaria EAD, Paşabahçe USA Inc. and Paşabahçe S.R.L., and Membership of Board of Directors as Member of Corporate Governance Committee and Early Detection of Risk Committee in Denizli Cam San.ve Tic.A.Ş.

Nazlı Zeynep is not Honorary independent member.

Gül Okutan Nilsson

Independent Member

Gül Okutan Nilsson is a graduate of Robert College of Istanbul and Istanbul University Faculty of Law. She completed her LL.M. as a Jean Monnet Scholar at the Amsterdam School of International Relations in the field of European and International Trade Law. She obtained her Ph.D. in the field of private law at Istanbul University. During her Ph.D. studies she conducted research at the Hamburg Max-Planck Institute of Foreign and International Private Law as a Max Planck Scholar and at the Institute of Comparative Law in Lausanne, Switzerland as a scholar of the Swiss Confederation. Her PhD Thesis on Shareholders’ Agreements in Joint Stock Companies won the 2001 Caga Law Award. 

She was appointed as an assistant professor at the Commercial Law Department of Istanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Law in 2002. She was promoted to Associate Professor in 2010 and Professor in 2017 at the same university.  She was a Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and Social Sciences, Visiting Scholar of the London Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and guest lecturer at the Vanderbilt University Law School. She has publications in company law, capital markets law and intellectual property law. She speaks English, German and French. At Bilgi University she is a Member of the Board of the Law Faculty and Director of the Intellectual Property Law Research Center. 

Gül Okutan Nilsson was appointed as an Independent Member in line with the Corporate Governance Principles of the Capital Markets Board of Turkey at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of our company on March 19, 2018.​

Mehmet Sefa Pamuksuz

Independent Member


Having graduated from the Department of Business Administration at Middle East Technical University, M. Sefa Pamuksuz holds an MSF degree from Boston College. As a managing partner of Policy Analytics Lab (PAL), a consultancy and think tank based in Ankara, Pamuksuz has practical knowledge on State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and corporate governance and public financial management and is experienced in the regulation, financing, budgeting, monitoring and reporting of SOEs.  

M. Sefa Pamuksuz has 25 years of experience at Turkish Treasury in various capacities including as the Director General of State Economic Enterprises. Pamuksuz has recently acted as the Coordinator of G20 Infrastructure and Investment Working Group as well as the Chair of the G20/OECD Task Force on Institutional Investors and Long-Term Investments (LTI). M. Sefa Pamuksuz also worked as the Alternate Executive Director of Turkey in the World Bank Group. M. Sefa Pamuksuz executed SOE Budget of Turkey including current and investment transfers to SOEs, agricultural support institutions, social security institutions and public banks. During his career at the Treasury, he participated in sectoral reform efforts in Turkey such as public financial institutions, energy, agriculture, health, social security sectors, and labor markets.  He worked in various public finance management projects and is also an Adviser for IMF FAD. He provided technical assistance to the governments of Cyprus, Mozambique, Lao PDR, Jamaica and Jordan. M. Sefa Pamuksuz is a CPA and volunteers as a career mentor to the students of Middle East Technical University. 

Currently working as a consultant on Public Financial Management, Long-Term Investments, Corporate Governance and SOEs at PAL A.Ş., M. Sefa Pamuksuz was appointed as an Independent Member in line with the Corporate Governance Principles of the Capital Markets Board of Turkey at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of our company on March 19, 2018.
 Ahmet Okan
Graduated from Technical University (İTÜ), Faculty of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering in the year of 1979. 

He started his career as production engineer at Özmen Koll. Şti. in 1979 and followingly he joined Çelik Sanayi A.Ş. as production engineer in 1983. Mr Okan joined Paşabahçe Tableware Group in the same year as Project engineer and performed the duties of Production Engineer, Project and development superintendent and Production Machines Maintenance superintendent  at Kırklareli Cam San. Tic. A.Ş.   

In 1991 he was appointed as Maintenance Manager to Paşabahçe  in 1991. In the year of 1995 he respectively served as Production Manager in Mersin Plant, Tableware Group Overseas Investment Manager in 2004, Trakya Glass Bulgaria EAD Tableware Plant Manager in 2005, Kırklareli Plant Manager in 2007 and Vice President of Development  and Investment of Paşabahçe Tableware Group in 2008. 

He was appointed as Vice President of Production in 2012 and performs his duty till present. He also  holds membership of Board of Directors of Denizli Cam San. A.Ş. Paşabahçe Bulgaria EAD, Paşabahçe Glass Manufacturing  Egytp JSC, Paşabahçe SRL and Camiş Ambalaj Sanayii.​