Hakan Ates is a businessperson who founded Denizbank AS and Garanti Bank and who has been at the head of 12 different companies. Presently, he holds the position of Chairman for Intertech Bilgi Islem ve Pazarlama Ticaret AS, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Denizbank AS, Chairman of EkspresInvest Securities, Chairman of Denizbank Moscow CJSC, Chairman at Deniz Investment & Securities, Inc., Chairman of DenizYatirim Securities and Chairman at Denizbank AG (which are all subsidiaries of Denizbank AS) and Chairman-Supervisory Board for DenizBank (Wien) AG, Zweigniederlassung Frankfurt. He is also on the board of 7 other companies.
In his past career Mr. Ates was Chairman of Deniz Gayrimenkul Yatirim Ortakligi AS, Chairman at Destek Varlik Yönetim A.S., Executive Vice President-Central Operations at Interbank AS, Member-Management Board at Dexia SA, Internal Auditor at Türkiye Is Bankasi AS, Chairman of Deniz Finansal Kiralama AS, Chief Executive Officer of Garanti Bank and Executive VP-Financial Affairs & Operation at Bank Ekspres AS.
Hakan Ates received an undergraduate degree from Metu Faculty of Economics & Administrative.