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.

Gökhan Güralp

Vice President

Gökhan Güralp graduated from Marmara University, Department of Business Administration in 1999. Starting his career at Ernst & Young as an Assistant Auditor in 1999, Güralp held the position of Auditor at Ernst & Young between 2002 and 2003. He continued his career as Financial Affairs Manager at Enka Bechtel between 2003 and 2004, Auditing Manager at Ernst & Young between 2004 and 2007, Auditing Manager at Ernst & Young, Moscow between 2007 and 2008, and as Senior Managaer at Ernst &Young, Istanbul Office between 2008 and 2011. Taking the position of Budget, Strategic Planning and Reporting Manager at Eti Gıda Sanayi Ticaret A.Ş. between 2011 and 2014 , Güralp also held the positions of Finance Director and the Member of the Board of Director at Eti Romania SRL between 2013 and 2014.

​After taking office at Zorlu Holding A.Ş. as Internal Auditing Manager between 2014 and 2015, Güralp joined Türkiye Şişe ve Cam Fabrikaları A.Ş. as the Financial Control and Reporting Group Manager on November 2, 2015. Güralp has been serving as Financial Control and Reporting Director of Şişecam Group as of January 3, 2016.

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.
Osman Öztürk



Osman Öztürk graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of Machinery.

Osman Öztürk joined Şişecam Group in 1983, as a Molding Technician at Paşabahçe Cam San. ve Tic. A.Ş.’s Kırklareli plant. He later held Plant Manager position in various plants of the Glassware Group. Since 01.09.2018, Mr.Öztürk has been serving as the Acting Vice President of Production for the Glassware Group.

Mr. Öztürk, a member of Executive Board in accordance with the CMB Corporate Governance Principles, is not an independent member.