Jalal GASIMOV
Chairman

Farid MAMMADOV
Deputy Chairman

Taleh KAZİMOV
Board Member

Shahin MAMMADOV
Board Member

Kamala NURİYEVA
Board Member

Meriç ULUŞAHİN
Independent Board Member

Mesut ÖZDİNÇ
Independent Board Member

Adnan AYKOL
Independent Board Member

H. Cenk EYNEHAN
General Manager and Board Member

Jalal GASIMOV
Chairman

JJalal Gasimov earned his Bachelor’s degree in economics from Azerbaijan Economy University, and his Master’s degree in Economic Relations from the Higher Diplomatic College of Azerbaijan. He completed his MBA at the Warwick Business School, UK.

Gasimov began his banking career at İlkbank OSJC, Azerbaijan in 1999. In 2002-2003, he held various finance-related positions at private sector companies. From 2003-2004, he worked at Azpetrol Oil Company as a finance director, and served as the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Azpetrol Holding between 2004-2006. He joined the Moscow Office of McKinsey & Company as a consultant from 2006-2007. He held top management duties as CEO at the Bank of Baku, finance director at CRA Group Companies, and as the CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board at Unibank between 2007-2015, respectively. Jalal Gasimov joined PASHA Holding as the Head of the Banking Group and Deputy CEO in 2015, and was named as the First Deputy CEO effective October 17, 2016. He also serves as a board member at JSC PASHA Bank Georgia, and as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Kapital Bank OSJC.

He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of PASHA Bank since March 31, 2017, where joined as Board Member effective August 17, 2015.

Mr. Gasimov is also the Chairman of the Strategy & Budget Committee and HR & Remuneration Committee, a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of PASHA Bank.

Farid MAMMADOV
Deputy Chairman

Farid Mammadov completed his undergraduate education in Political Science at the Baku Social Management and Political Science Institute and earned a master's degree in Political Science from the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Having started his banking career in 1999 as creditor officer at theUnited Credit Bank CB, Farid Mammadov served as the Director of the Credits Department at the Bank of Baku OJSC from 2001 to 2010 and subsequently as the Deputy CEO. He started in 2012 to work as the Risk Director within PASHA Holding and served as a Member of the Board of Directors at PASHA Bank OJSC until June 2013 while maintaining his current duties. From this date until February 2017, he served as the Chief Deputy CEO at the Capital Bank OJSC. Since February 2017, he has been serving as the Deputy CEO of PASHA Holding LLC and the Director of Business Group. His experience in banking and business management is 18 years.

Farid Mammadov is the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors effective March 31, 2017.

Cenk EYNEHAN
General Manager and Board Member

Hikmet Cenk Eynehan earned a two-year degree in economics from Erasmus University in the Netherlands, and a Bachelor’s degree in management from Monroe College in the USA; he completed an Executive MBA program at Koç University, Istanbul.

Eynehan started his banking career in 1994, serving in various management and business development capacities at DHB Bank (Nederlands) N.V. until 2001. He continued his professional career as a managing partner in the non-financial sector during 2002-2004. In 2005, he joined Şekerbank T.A.Ş. and held executive positions in various departments until 2010. He was Deputy General Manager in charge of Corporate Marketing & Sales at Ekspo Factoring A.Ş. from 2011 until 2013.

Hikmet Cenk Eynehan began serving as General Manager and Board member at PASHA Yatırım Bankası A.Ş. effective August 2, 2013. He has been a member of the Supervisory Board of PASHA Bank Georgia since October 26, 2015.

Taleh KAZİMOV
Board Member

Taleh Kazimov holds a bachelor’s degree in Automation and Computer engineering from Azerbaijan Technical University. He also pursued an MBA from the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy and a Commerce degree with a major in Finance from Georgia State University in the USA. In addition, he successfully completed the executive educational programs of London Business School (UK) in 2010, and Harvard Business School (USA) in 2012.

Kazimov has extensive professional experience in commercial and investment banking, loans and risks management. Mr. Kazimov began his career in the financial sector in 2004 as a leading specialist in the Treasury Department at the Bank Standard and later as the Head of Accounting Management and Budget Planning. He was promoted to the Deputy Director of the Corporate Loans Department. In 2006, he joined Ernst and Young as an auditor and from 2007 worked as a General Director of "FinEko" Informational Analytical Agency.

Kazimov joined PASHA Bank in 2007 as a risk manager and was promoted to the position of the Bank's Treasury Director in 2009.He also served as the Chief Investment Officer of the Bank and as a member of the Executive Board responsible for business development, institutional, investment, corporate and SME banking and risk management. He was appointed as the CEO and Chairman of the PASHA Bank Executive Board on July 1, 2015.

Kazimov is also a member of the Supervisory Board of PASHA Bank Georgia and a board member of American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan.

He joined PASHA Bank Turkey as a Board Member effective March 31, 2015, and has been serving as a member of the Credit Committee.

Shahin MAMMADOV
Board Member

Shahin Mammadov graduated from Azerbaijan State Economic University and received a Bachelor Degree majoring in Accounting and Audit in 2002. In 2004, he was awarded a Master’s Degree from the same university in Accounting and Audit. In 2010 Mr. Mammadov received his Ph.D. in Economics from Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Mr. Mammadov started his career as an accountant in 2003 and was later promoted to Deputy Chief Accountant at Yapi Kredi Bank Azerbaijan (former Kochbank Azerbaijan JSB). He joined Deloitte & Touche in 2005 as Associate Auditor and was subsequently promoted to Audit Manager.

In 2009, Mr. Mammadov was assigned to the position of Director of the Financial Management Department at PASHA Bank Azerbaijan and in 2011 he became a member of the Executive Board. In 2013, he joined the Board of Directors of PASHA Bank Georgia supervising the business development function. In July 2014, Mr. Mammadov was appointed the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors at PASHA Bank Georgia.

Mr. Mammadov successfully completed several education programs in a number of top business schools as a part of High Potential Leadership Program organized by PASHA Holding in 2013.

In 2012 Shahin Mammadov enrolled in Harvard Business School’s Program for Leadership Development (Executive Education Program) and in 2013 graduated from this Program completing its Module 1-4. In 2017 he enrolled in and completed Module 5 of Program for Leadership Development of Harvard Business School. Mr. Mammadov obtained Alumni Status from Harvard Business School in July 2017.

Shahin Mammadov is a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) since 2014.

Mr. Mammadov joined PASHA Bank Turkey as a Board Member on March 31, 2015, and serves as a reserve member of the Credit Committee of PASHA Bank Turkey.

Kamala NURIYEVA
Board Member

Kamala Nuriyeva obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Banking Management from Western University in 1998, and her Master’s degree in Finance from Azerbaijan State Economic University in 2002.

In 1996, Nuriyeva started her professional career at Postbank OJSC as an IT specialist. She worked there for seven years, eventually becoming the Head of the Credit Department. In 2003, she joined the Agricultural Rural Investment Fund, established under the TACIS program for agricultural industry development in Azerbaijan, serving as a loan officer. There, she was responsible for attracting customers, as well as loan origination and management. That same year, she was recruited by Unibank OJSC to work with Treasury control, where she was responsible for currency and market risk management. During 2004-2005, she served McDermott Caspian Contractors Inc. as a cost controller for the fabrication and installation of Central Azeri Offshore Platforms. In 2005, she joined the Bank of Baku OJSC as a deputy chief accountant responsible for accounting activities and management reporting. She joined PASHA Bank in 2007 as an internal auditor, and was promoted to Head of the Risk Management Department in 2010. In 2011, she moved to PASHA Holding as Group internal auditor and was appointed the Chairman of the Audit Committee at PASHA Bank, Azerbaijan. In 2013, she was appointed the Head of Group Risk Management at PASHA Holding.

She joined PASHA Bank Turkey as a Board Member on November 25, 2016, and has been serving as the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.

Nuriyeva is also a member of the Supervisory Board and the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee at PASHA Bank Azerbaijan, and a member of the Risk Management Committees at both PASHA Bank Georgia and at Kapital Bank, Azerbaijan.

Meriç ULUŞAHİN
Independent Board Member

Meriç Uluşahin is a graduate of the Bosphorus University, Department of Economics. She began her banking career at Akbank T.A.Ş as deputy manager in 1987. She joined Şekerbank T.A.Ş. where she held various senior executive positions in 2002, and she was appointed as the CEO and a board member in 2008. She served as the CEO and a board member of Alternatif Bank A.Ş. from April 2014 until March 2016. She has been serving as the Chairman of the board of directors at KentBank d.d. Croatia since October 2016 and a board member at Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası A.Ş. since March 2017.

Meriç Uluşahin joined PASHA Bank as an Independent Board Member effective March 31, 2017.

Adnan AYKOL
Independent Board Member

Adnan Aykol graduated from the Faculty of Political Science of Marmara University in 1980, and started his banking career at the Board of Auditors of T. Garanti Bankası A.Ş. He served as an auditor at Iktisat Bankası T.A.Ş. from 1985 until 1989. He served as a deputy general manager in charge of credits at Demirbank T.A.Ş. until 2002 and, following the acquisition of HSBC Bank A.Ş., he served as a group leader in the Risk Control Department until 2008. He served as BankPozitif’s deputy general manager in charge of credits from 2008 until 2010, and from 2012 to 2013 served as a board member of Alternatif Bank A.Ş.

Aykol joined PASHA Bank as an Independent Board Member effective August 20, 2013, and serves as a Member of the Credit Committee.

Mesut ÖZDİNÇ
Independent Board Member

Mesut Ozdinç earned his Bachelor and Master’s degrees in economics from Istanbul University, and also holds a Master’s degree in financial economy from Bilgi University.

Ozdinç spent his career in various roles at brokerage houses from 1995 until 2004 and, from 2004 to 2009, he served in various management capacities at Şekerbank T.A.Ş., including as Chief Financial Officer and as Deputy General Manager since 2006. Prior to joining to PASHA Bank, he was a board member at Şeker Factoring T.A.Ş.

Ozdinç joined PASHA Bank as an Independent Board Member effective December 19, 2013, and serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Risk Management Committee.