Ahmet Turul graduated from Ankara University, Department of Political Science in 1980. Between 1980 and 1988, he worked as Assistant Public Accountant and later as Public Accountant at the Ministry of Finance. From 1988 to 1999, he served as Assistant Coordinator of Financial Affairs, and Financial Affairs Coordinator at Koç Holding, and from 1999 to 2002, he was the Vice President of Financial Affairs at Koç Tüketici Finansmanı A.Ş. Mr. Turul served as Vice President of Financial Affairs at Allianz Sigorta A.Ş. and Allianz Hayat ve Emeklilik A.Ş. between 2002 and 2010. Since 2010, Ahmet Turul has been a Board Member of Allianz Sigorta A.Ş. and Allianz Hayat ve Emeklilik A.Ş., and a Board Member of Allianz Yaşam ve Emeklilik A.Ş. since 2013. Additionally, Mr. Turul serves as Executive Committee Member of Turkey-Germany Business Council of DEIK, Vice-Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Non-Life Executive Board at the Insurance Association of Turkey (TSB); Board Member at the Pension Monitoring Center; and Member of the Tax Council on behalf of TSB. He has been an independent Board Member at Tüpraş since March 31, 2014. Ahmet Turul has not been assigned to any other position at Arçelik A.Ş. or its affiliates for the last five years. He has no relation with the top management of Arçelik A.Ş. He does not have a direct or indirect share of over 5% in the capital of Arçelik A.Ş; He is not an employee representative and He does not have any commercial relationship with Arçelik A.Ş. Ahmet Turul has the qualifications of being independent as defined in the Capital Market Board's Corporate Governance Principles.