THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Kemal Kızılhan

Chairman

He was born in 1955 in Rize where he went to primary and high school. He was graduated from Yıldız Technical University in 1981 from Electrical Engineering Department and then, started his career at Set Elektrik. He established his first company in 1981 called Arma Engineering which has handed over numerous important projects in the construction sector and where he was the chairman of Arma Engineering's group of companies until 2000. He is one of the co-founder and the Chairman of AE Arma-Elektropanç. He is a member of Chamber of Electrical Engineers (EMO) and co-founder of Electrical Contractor & Engineer Association (ETMD).

Hasan İnce

Deputy Chairman

He was born in İstanbul in 1960, where he was completed his high school education in 1978 from Kabataş High School. He was graduated as an Electrical Engineer from Yıldız Technical University in 1985 and received his master's degree in business administration from İstanbul University Business and Economics Institute. Starting his professional career in electrical contracting sector in 1984, Hasan İnce founded Hasel Elektrik Mühendislik in 1987 and handed over many important projects. He is one of the co-founder of Elektropanç Electrical established in 1991. He is one of the co-founder of AE Arma-Elektropanç and he became the Deputy Chairman of AE by June 2017. Hasan İnce is a member of Chamber of Electrical Engineers (EMO), Electrical Contractor & Engineer Association (ETMD) and İstanbul Sailing Club.

Burak Ç. Kızılhan

CEO / Board Member

Burak Ç. Kızılhan was born in 1984 and graduated from French High School called Lycee Saint-Benoit in İstanbul, Turkey. Then he received his bachelors degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering at University of Hertfordshire in London, UK. Further to his bachelors degree, he received his master of science degree in Engineering Management at Brunel University in London, UK. He also completed his Executive Education in Finance at Harvard Business School in Boston, USA.

After his studies, he worked for Schneider Electric in London, UK for 2 years as a project manager. Further to his career in the UK, he returned to his family business at AE Arma-Elektropanç and settled his life in the UAE and became the business development manager responsible for MENA (Middle East & North Africa) region's operations of the company. He returned to AE's headquarters located in Istanbul, Turkey by January 2014 and became the Deputy General Manager and Board Member of the company. By June 2017 he has been appointed as the CEO of AE.

Burak Ç. Kızılhan was listed five times (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 & 2017) in the list of “Power 100 the Most Influential People in the Middle East's Construction Industry” issued by the prestigious “Construction Week” magazine. He is the youngest person in the list. He was also listed at 26th at the list of "40 Under 40" 2017 issued by Fortune Türkiye by raising 12 rows from 2016. Burak Ç. Kızılhan's current duties in the non-governmental organizations are;

  • • Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) Member
  • • Endeavor Turkey Member
  • • Chamber of Electrical Engineer (EMO) Member
  • • 1907 Fenerbahçe Derneği Board Member
  • • Fenerbahçe SK Member

A. Medih Ertan

Board Member

He was born in 1952 in İstanbul. He was graduated from İstanbul Technical University in 1973. He started his career at Turkish Government Atomic Energy Commission at Çekmece Nuclear Research Training Center (ÇNAEM) at TR-2 Reactor Expanding Department by receiving a scholarship. Then, he established his companies called Elektropanç Electronics in 1976 and Elektropanç Electrical in 1991. He is one of the co-founder of AE Arma-Elektropanç. He is a member of Chamber of Electrical Engineers (EMO) and co-founder of Electrical Contractor & Engineer Association (ETMD) where he was the chairman at the second term. A. Medih Ertan is currently the Member of the Board of AE.

H. Demir Özkaya

Board Member

He was born in İstanbul in 1955. He completed his high school education from İstanbul Erkek Lisesi. He was graduated from İstanbul Technical University Electronics and Communication Engineering Department in 1978. He received his master's degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering at the same university in 1980. He started his career as a research assistant at Electrical Faculty of İstanbul Technical University in 1978. He was awarded a scholarship from RWTH Aachen University in Germany where he had his master of science degree in 1981 and he worked as a research assistant at automatic control faculty and continued his postgraduate studies from 1981 until 1984. After his short term military service, he worked in Merk Telefonbau at Munich - Germany as a software engineer in the development of the ISDN phones. Later, he worked for Siemens Turkey from 1985 until 2000 respectively as commissioning engineer, sales and marketing engineer, marketing manager, project responsible, project manager and department director at traffic signalisation, highways and building services. H. Demir Özkaya moved to Elektropanç Electrical by 2000 and is one of the co-founder of AE Arma- Elektropanç. He was the General Manager until June 2017 and he is currently the Member of the Board of AE. He is a member of Electrical Contractor & Engineer Association (ETMD), İTÜ alumni, Turk Trade and Turkish National Committee on Illumination.