Türkiye Kurumsal Yönetim Derneği

Board Member

Koç Holding A.Ş. Chief Financial Officer

Polat Şen, who was born in 1976 in Istanbul, received his bachelor’s degree in English Department of Economics in Marmara University in 1998 and master’s degree in International Finance Department in Bradford University in 1999.

He completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program in 2016. Starting his professional life in Koç Holding Control Group Department in 2000, Mr. Şen was assigned as Arçelik A.Ş. Internal Audit Manager in 2005 and as Financial Affairs Group Director in Grundig Electronics / Grundig Multimedia B.V. in 2008.

Between 2009 and 2010, he was the Financial Affairs Director at Grundig Multimedia B.V. in Germany, and from 2010 to 2015, he served as the Purchasing Director. Polat Şen worked as Arçelik A.Ş.’s Chief Financial Officer between 2015 and 2022, overseeing the company’s commercial operations in Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as the Legal & Compliance, and Procurement departments, in addition to his responsibilities in Finance and Accounting operations.

Şen has been the CFO of Koç Holding since April 1, 2022, and also serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Turkey – South Africa Business Council at The Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEIK) and a member of the Corporate Governance Association of Turkey’s Board of Directors.