MANAGEMENT TEAM

ÇETİN NUHOĞLU

President

Gratuated from the faculty of Economics at Istanbul University, Mr. Nuhoğlu started his professional career in the international transportation sector and in 1977 founded Tırsan Treyler, Turkey’s leading trailer manufacturer.

Participating personally in all of  Tırsan’s total quality management projects, Mr. Nuhoğlu also led quality management initiatives in the Turkish international transportation sector. Within this scope, he played a major role in winning of the Grand National Quality Award by UND – International Transporters’ Association in the NGO category back in 2004. Mr. Nuhoglu served as the president of the UND for two successive terms between 2001 and 2007. He was reelected again in 2012 and still holds the position.

Between April 2006 and April 2008, Mr. Nuhoğlu served as the president of the Turkish Society for Quality – KalDer, following his one term vice presidency at the same organization.

Çetin Nuhoğlu was the president of Federation of Industrial Associations – SEDEFED between 2008-2010, while he is still the Member of Board of Trustees of Educational Volunteers Foundation of Turkey – TEGV, Member of Advisory Board at Okan University, Founding Member of Community Volunteers Foundation – TOG, President of Turkish Transportation and Logistics Council at the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey – TOBB, Vice President of Black Sea Education, Culture and Environment Foundation and  President of  Advisory Board of Nuhoğlu Family Foundation.

cetinn@tirsansolutions.com

FEHİR BULUTLAR

Vice President

FEHİR BULUTLAR

Vice President

Born in 1949 in Istanbul, Mr. A. Fehir Bulutlar graduated from Kabataş High School, before studying mechanical engineering in Istanbul Technical University until 1971. Mr. Bulutlar started his career at Türk Otomotiv as a Product Engineer, before switching to Otoyol, where he served as Method Engineer and Chief Product Engineer.

After working as the Manager for Arfesan for one year, Mr. Bulutlar transferred to Tırsan Solutions as Factory Manager in 1982. Once serving as Deputy Director General, Mr. Bulutlar is currently Vice President of Tirsan Solutions. Fehir Bulutlar is also Vice President of Trailer Industrialists Association – TREDER.

fehirb@tirsansolutions.com

İFFET TÜRKEN

Head of Business Development

İFFET TÜRKEN

Head of Business Development

Started her professional career at AGF-Garanti Sigorta in 199, Miss Türken started to work at Tırsan Solutions starting in 1996. Miss Türken was appointed as Sales Planning Director in 2002, before being assigned as Deputy General Manager responsible for Sales Planning in 2008. Starting from 2009 until now, İffet Türken is serving as Head of Business Development at Tırsan Solutions and Board Member of Kässbohrer A.S.

Currently, Miss Türken is also the vice president of TAID, Heavy Commercial Vehicles Association in Turkey and Member of the Supervisory Board of German Association of the Automotive Industry, VDA. In 2016, Miss Türken is elected to Board of ESTA Directors, as Transport Vice President.

iffet.turken@kaessbohrer.com

AHMET YILMAZ

Chief Operating Officer

AHMET YILMAZ

Chief Operating Officer

Ahmet Yılmaz was born in Bursa on July 8, 1973. After studying Mechanical Engineering in the Middle East Technical University, Mr. Yılmaz started his professional career at Destek Otomotiv as Process and Quality Test Engineer in 1995. In the following years, he served in various positions at Karsan Otomotiv between 1997 and 2009, his last post being Quality Engineer. In 2009, Mr. Yılmaz started working at Tırsan Solutions as Quality Assurance Director. In 2010, Mr. Yılmaz was assigned as Chief Operating Officer, responsible for Turkey, Russia and Germany.

ahmety@tirsansolutions.com