Our management team

  • Alasdair Warren

    Alasdair Warren

    CEO | London, UK

    Executive Board Director, senior management responsibility for WE Soda.

    Alasdair has been heavily involved in corporate & investment banking for over 29 years, most recently as the head of corporate & investment banking EMEA at Deutsche Bank.

  • Mustafa Tanzer Ergul

    Mustafa Tanzer Ergul

    VP, Operations | Ankara, Turkey

    General Manager and Board Director of Eti Soda & Kazan Soda.

    Mustafa was the project manager for the Eti Soda project and the vice general manager responsible for production which included acquisition of OCI.

    Over 10 years of experience with Eti Mine Works (a government entity dealing with Boron and other chemicals), including General Manager, Engineer and Project Manager in different mining and chemical plant investment projects.

  • Arif Sinan Solaklar

    Arif Sinan Solaklar

    VP, Sales & Marketing | Istanbul, Turkey

    Responsible for all Sales and Marketing of WE Soda.

    Arif has over 25 years' experience in ŞİŞECAM as VP and Sales and Marketing for Soda Ash. He was the Financial Auditor in KOÇ HOLDING A.Ş. for three years.

  • Mehmet Ali Erdogan

    Mehmet Ali Erdogan

    Chief Legal Counsel | London, UK

    Executive Director and in-house counsel for WE Soda.

    Mehmet has been a legal advisor to a number of Ciner group companies for 15 years.

    He has been a practicing solicitor and lawyer for over 25 years and is a dual qualified English solicitor and Turkish lawyer with offices in both the UK and Turkey.

  • Mahmut Kursun

    Dr. Mahmut Kursun

    VP, Logistics | Istanbul, Turkey

    Management of all logistics operations, inland transportation, bulk and container operations.

    Planning and executing of digital transformation processes.

    Dr. Kursan has been the Chief Information Officer for Ciner Group and the General Manager of Digital Media for Ciner Media Group as well as Assistant Coordinator of Project Finance, energy and mining for the Ciner Group.

  • Oguz Erkan

    Selçuk Yeşiltaş

    Group Finance Director, Ciner | Istanbul, Turkey

    Head of Finance and Project Finance.

    Prior to joining Ciner, Selçuk had over 8 years' experience in Corporate Banking and Project Finance.

  • Mahmut Kursun

    Erdal Yavuz

    Head of Investment & Business Development | Istanbul, Turkey

    Investment & Business Development, WE Soda.

    Erdal has over 25 years' business experience from varying industries ranging from investment banking to telecommunications and aviation.

  • Oguz Erkan

    Oguz Erkan

    CEO, Ciner Resources | Atlanta, GA USA

    Senior management responsibility for Ciner Resources.

    Oguz was the Director of International Operations & Coordination at Ciner Enterprises from 2015 to 2019 and was a Senior Project Director for Ciner between 2008 and 2012.

  • Mahmut Kursun

    Ahmet Tohma

    CFO, Ciner Resources | Atlanta, GA USA

    Board Director, senior management responsibility for Ciner Resources (Finance).

    Ahmet has worked in various management roles at Garanti BBVA, Turkey and most recently as the Executive Vice President responsible for the Corporate Finance of Garnati Securities, Turkey.

  • Oguz Erkan

    Raymond Katekovich

    Commercial VP, Ciner Resources | Atlanta, GA USA

    Sales and marketing activities for US Operations.

    Raymond has 24 years' experience in chemical roles within operations, sales and business management as well as over 20 years in the chlor-alkali industry with Westlake Chemical and PPG Industries.