BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Philipp Haas

President of the Board of Directors and CEO

Philipp Haas, Chairman of Board of Directors and CEO of Saba İlaç Sanayii ve Ticaret A.Ş., took his MBA with a major in banking from St. Gallen Economy, Law and Business Administration University. He is fluent in German, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Turkish. Philipp Haas who has been working as investment advisor and manager since 1992 has a broad experience in the Eastern European countries and Turkey in particular. Having taken part in several restructuring projects in Ukraine and Turkey, Philipp Haas acted as member of several board of directors as representative of foreign corporate investors during the 90s, and Rogan Brewery of Ukraine and Net Holding of Turkey may be mentioned among others. Philipp Haas who has had a vast experience in pharmaceutical industry has provided funds with pharmaceutical industry advisory and helped them direct their investments into Eastern Europe. These included Slovakopharma which changed its name to Zentiva subsequently. Currently serving as Chairman of Board of Directors of EastPharma Ltd., DEVA Holding, Saba İlaç Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş., New Life Yaşam Sigorta A.Ş., EastPharma İlaç Üretim Pazarlama San. ve Tic. A.Ş. and a member of Board of Directors at EastPharmaSarl. He also serves as a director in Devatis Limited, Devatis Gmbh, Devatis A.G and Devatis Inc. Philipp Haas is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Turkey (TISD).

Mesut Çetin

Deputy Chairman of the BOD and CFO

Mesut Çetin,Deputy-Chairman of the Board of Directors and CFO, Saba İlaç Sanayii ve Ticaret A.Ş., received his Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Mathematics from Boğaziçi University, and his EMBA from Koç University. From 1999, he worked in various roles, including analyst, trader and project manager, at GEM Global Equities Management S.A, and between years 2005 and 2007 assumed the role of executive responsible for operations within the same group.

Mesut Çetin sits on the board of directors of Turkish Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (TİSD), representing Saba İlaç Sanayii ve Ticaret A.Ş, and holds the position of , Member of the Board of Directors at EastPharma Ltd and EastPharma Canada Ltd. and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and CFO at DEVA Holding A.Ş.

 

Ayşecik Haas

Member of the Board of Directors

Ayşecik Haas, Member of the Board of Directors, Saba İlaç Sanayii ve Ticaret A.Ş., graduated from Ankara Özel Yükseliş Koleji in 1991, and afterward received her Bachelor’s Degree in Electric and Electronic Engineering from Eastern Mediterranean University, and her Master’s Degree in Economics from Texas Tech University. She embarked on her professional career in Turkey working in various engineering roles at Emek Elektrik ve Beko Elektronik, and after receiving her master’s degree in economics, worked for some time in finance roles in New York, and as an investment specialist, briefly, at Hattat Holding after repatriating to Turkey. In 2008, Ayşecik Haas held the post of General Manager at NAR Group, a media organization, and currently sits on the board of directors of DEVA Holding A.Ş. and Saba İlaç San. Ve Tic. A.Ş.