Philipp Haas

Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of DEVA Holding, Philipp Haas took MBA degree in the specialty of banking at St. Gallen Economy, Law and Business Administration University. He speaks German, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Turkish fluently. Having served as investment consultant and director since 1992, Philipp Haas has a broad experience in markets of Eastern European Countries and particularly Turkish market. Having taken part in many restructuring projects in Ukraine and Türkiye, Philipp Haas performed membership of many boards of directors on behalf of foreign corporate investors in 90s, among which are Rogan Brewery in Ukraine and Net Holding in Türkiye. Having a broad experience in pharmaceutical industry, Philipp Haas served as consultant to funds in pharmaceutical industry in developing markets and oriented their investments to Eastern Europe. Among such firms is Slovakopharma named afterwards as Zentiva. Being the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Eastpharma Ltd and DEVA Holding, Haas also serves as the Chairman of Board of Directors in Saba İlaç Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş., New Life Yaşam Sigorta A.Ş., Eastpharma İlaç Üretim Pazarlama San. ve Tic. A.Ş., and member of Board of Directors in Eastpharma Sarl. He also serves as manager in Devatis Ltd, Devatis Gmbh, Devatis AG, Devatis de Mexico S.DE RL. DE C.V, Devatis Pty Ltd, Devatis Canada Inc, Devatis d.o.o. Beograde, Devatis B.V. and as member of Board of Directors and CEO in Devatis Inc.

Mesut Çetin

The Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and CFO of DEVA Holding, Mesut Çetin started his professional career within GEM Global Equities Management S.A., a fund management company, in 1999, and has served in various positions as clearing, research assistant, trader and management. Within the same group, he served actively in several private equity projects, and assumed the duty of project supervision in some projects. Mesut Çetin is the member of the BOD in Eastpharma Ltd. Ltd and Saba İlaç Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. He also performs the duty of CFO in various companies within the group. Mesut Çetin is the graduate of Mathematics Teaching at Boğaziçi University and completed his EMBA program at Koç University.

Ayşecik Haas

The Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of DEVA Holding, Ayşecik Haas completed her license degree in Electrical-Electronic Engineering in Doğu Akdeniz University after graduating Ankara Private Yükseliş College in 1991, then took her master degree in Economics branch in Texas Tech University. Having commenced her work life at various positions relating to engineering at Emek Elektrik and Beko Elektronik in Türkiye, Ayşecik Haas worked the finance sector in New York after taking Economy Master degree and upon her return, she worked as investment specialist at Hattat Holding for a short period of time and performed as the General Manager of NAR Group, from 2008 to 2015. Ayşecik Haas is curretly a Member of the Board of Directors at New Life Yaşam Sigorta A.Ş.

Eşref Güneş Ufuk

Independent Member of the Board of Directors of DEVA Holding, Güneş Ufuk received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from St. Gallen University, Switzerland, and then worked in sales and marketing departments of several companies there, and in Türkiye, he held various senior management functions in Kemer Golf & Country Club, Superonline and YKS which is also a Cukurova Group company. After completing his professional career as the General Manager at Kemer Golf & Country Club, Ufuk stepped into consulting business, and worked as a Manager and Consultant for more than 6 years, and in 2010, established the consulting firm k2 and started to offer Management Consulting, Training and Spokesmen services in development and management topics in a variety of companies in Türkiye.

Ufuk continues his training and consultancy activities at K2C Consulting company, which he founded in 2015 and focuses on digitalization, distance learning and blended learning, by providing services to more than 100 companies functioning in various sectors both in and out of Türkiye. Güneş Ufuk specializes in “Sales & Marketing”, “Leadership”, “Strategy” and “Corporate Culture and Change”.

Sengül Soytaş

Independent Member of the Board of Directors of DEVA Holding, Sengül Soytaş, received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration at Middle East Technical University, and afterward completed a Master’s Program in Business Administration with honors, at Indiana State University. She embarked on a professional career at Small Business Development Center, Indiana State University as a research fellow, and after repatriating to Türkiye, she worked at Emek Elektrik A.Ş. as an Export Specialist for a brief period. Later she joined Vestel Ticaret A.Ş. and worked as a Marketing Specialist, Marketing Supervisor, and International Marketing Manager, overseeing several major marketing projects and project groups. Since June 2015, she has been working as a consultant on international marketing and business development, advising clients across industries on optimal ways of operating in international markets.