World Bulletin / News Desk
Murat Çetinkaya, who had been serving as vice general manager at Kuveyt Türk Participation Bank since 2008, was appointed as the new deputy governor of the Central Bank of Turkey on Saturday.
According to the written announcement published in the Official Gazette on Saturday, Çetinkaya, a graduate of Boğaziçi University, which is one of the top universities in the nation, as vice general manager of the bank was responsible for overseeing treasury, international banking and investment banking activities.
The new deputy governor, who was born in 1976, double-majored in politics and international relations in addition to sociology at Boğaziçi University, where he also gained his master's degree from the department of social studies. Çetinkaya began his banking career at Albaraka Türk Participation Bank, where he worked in the international banking and treasury departments.
Later in 2003, he began working at the majority state-owned Halkbank and held high positions in the international banking, structured finance and investment divisions. In his last two years at Halkbank, he also served as a member of the board of directors. Currently, he is continuing his doctoral studies at Boğaziçi University in the fields of international finance, economics and politics.Last Mod: 01 Temmuz 2012, 16:55