General Manager


Yakup GÜLER
General Manager of Şehir Hatları
 
Yakup GÜLER was born in Bayburt in 1964. He completed his primary school education in Bayburt - Yaylapınar Köyü Primary School, and secondary school and high school education in Kartal Orhangazi High School. He graduated from Yıldız Technical University, Engineering Faculty, Department of Mechanical Engineering in 1987. Between 1987 and 1989 he received language training at Tottenham College of Technology in London which provides language training on Technical English. During 1989-1990, he completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program at Yıldız Technical University. Between 1990 and 2012, he held the position of General Manager as the founding partner at ODEM İnş. Taah. San. Tic. Ve İhracat Ltd. Şti., which was engaged in Mechanical Installations projects and applications. Meanwhile, he also carried out the Founding Partner and Member of the Board positions at Pentagrup A.Ş. between 2001and 2006.

GÜLER worked as Assistant General Manager responsible for Facilities and Investments at GÜBRETAŞ T.A.Ş. between 2012 and 2015 and during the same period, he also served as Member of the Board of İstanbullines Denizcilik Yatırım A.Ş. which provided services in Dry Cargo Ships and Ferry Management. 

He served as the Vice President of ICOC – Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, 22nd Committee of Architects and Engineers Group and R&D between 2009 and 2013. 
 
He served as the Founding Member of the Board and Vice President at the Association of Architects and Engineers Group (MMG), a nongovernmental organization. Currently, he continues to offer his contributions to MMG as a Member of the Advisory Council. He was appointed to the General Directorate of Şehir Hatları A.Ş. on 09/04/2015.
Yakup GÜLER, who has a good command of English, is married and has four children.