Independent Board Member
Dilek Bil has a bachelor's degree in international finance and international marketing from the University of North Texas. She pursued her banking career in credit and marketing at American Express Bank, Koç – American Bank, BNP – AK-Dresdner and Societe Generale between 1985 - 1994. Bil’s entrepreneurial years started by establishing Kangaroo Communication and Consultancy. Between 1994 and 2013, she directed Kangaroo, providing services to many national and international brands in strategic brand communication and creative advertising solutions. Bil is an independent board member of Akmerkez GYO by year of 2016. Bil is a member of the board of directors of WWF – Turkey. She is the sustainability advisor of the Turkish Clothing Manufacturers’ Association. Bil is the founding mentor of the GENÇ TGSD – Sustainability Platform representing the TGSD. She was the former president of the board in 2010 and is Honorary Board Member of KAGIDER (Women Entrepreneurs Assoc. of Turkey. She is the president of Accademia Italiana della Cucina Istanbul which is a Cultural Institution of the Italian Republic. She is the founding member and former vice president of Financial Literacy and Inclusion Assoc. of Turkey, FODER. She was appointed as an independent board member of the Company in June 2021.