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Board of Directors

Ömer Tunçata

GAMA Holding Chairman of the Board

Ömer Tunçata serves as the Chairman and Executive Member of the Board of Directors of GAMA Holding. Prior to being elected Chairman in 2018, he served as a member of the Board of Directors of GAMA Holding between the years of 2010 and 2014. Ömer began his career as an engineer at H. B. Zachry Company in San Antonio, Texas. He then worked at Parsons Brinckerhoff International in New York, New York until which time he joined BDIM, Inc. (Business Development and International Marketing, Inc.) in Washington, DC, a company he eventually bought and renamed Alvensa Corporation. Prior to joining GAMA, Ömer spent twenty five years of his career at Alvensa Corporation serving as the Chairman and CEO of the group. He graduated with a bachelor’s of science degree in industrial engineering from Texas A&M University in 1980.


A. Hakan Özman

GAMA Holding Deputy Chairman of the Board

Hakan Özman serves as the Vice Chairman and Executive Member of the Board of Directors of GAMA Holding. Hakan began his career as a financial analyst at Koç Holding, A. Ş. He joined GAMA in 1992 and has held several positions throughout the group until which time he was elected Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of GAMA Holding in 2012. Hakan graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Chapman University in 1985 and earned a master’s degree from American Graduate School of International Management in 1987. He also completed the Management Development Program at Harvard University in 1988. Hakan is a member of the Board of Trustees of TED University and TÜSİAD.


M. Ergil Ersü

GAMA Holding Board Member

Ergil Ersü serves as an Executive Member of the Board of Directors of GAMA Holding. He began his career as an engineer at GAMA in 1964. He has held several positions at GAMA until he was elected General Manager and a Member of the Board of Directors of GAMA Industry, Inc. in 1983. In 2003, he was elected Executive Member of the Board of Directors and subsequently Chairman of the Board of Directors of GAMA Holding a position he held until 2018. Ergil graduated with a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Middle East Technical University. He also completed the Executive Development Program in Switzerland IMD in 1974. Ergil is a Supreme Advisory Council Member of Turkish Contractors Association and Intes (Turkish Industry Employers’ Union).


Süreyya Yücel Özden

GAMA Holding Board Member

Süreyya Yücel Özden serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of GAMA Holding. He began his career as an engineer at U.S. Corps of Engineers (TUSEG) in 1962. He then worked at the U.S. International Engineering Corporation (IECO) until which time he started to work at the General Directorate of the Turkish Highways in 1964. He has held several managerial positions at government institutions such as the State Planning Organization in the Prime Ministry, the Turkish Nitrogen Industries Corp. (TUGSAŞ), the Turkish State Monopolies (TEKEL), the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunication and Türk Telekom until 2001. Besides his career at government institutions he held different managerial positions in GAMA Holding between 1983-2019. He also served as a chairman at the General Secretary of the Turkish National Committee of the World Energy Council until 2013 and the Energy Business Council of the DEİK until 2016. Yücel graduated with a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in civil engineering from Middle East Technical University. He also earned his second master’s degree in civil engineering from Imperial College in London. Yücel is a member of the Turkish National Committee of the World Energy Council (WEC) and the Turkish National Committee of Highways.


Mehmet Artun

GAMA Holding Board Member

Mehmet Artun serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Gama Holding. He started his career at PTT General Director Technical Affairs Department in 1970. Artun joined Gama Industry in 1972 where he held various senior management positions including serving as the General Manager and a member of the Board of Directors of Gama Industry until 2009. In addition to serving as a member of the Board of Directors of Gama Holding, Artun overseas the risk and compliance management activities of all Gama group companies. Artun graduated with a bachelor’s of science degree in mechanical engineering from the Middle East Technical University in 1970.