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Burcu Civelek Yüce is Strategy and HR Executive Vice President at Akbank since May 2014. She joined Akbank in 2006 as a Strategy Manager. In 3 years she was promoted to Vice President and Senior Vice President positions. She led her team in shaping the bank’s strategic roadmap, managing transformation programs and carrying out projects on almost all fronts of the bank. Now Yüce leads a comprehensive transformation program called “NextGen Akbank” and the cultural renewal journey, preparing the Akbank for the future. As one of “50 Most Effective CHROs of Turkey” elected by Fortune Turkey twice in a row, Yüce also acts as a Board Member at e-payment company AkÖde and Akbank AG, a bank in Germany.
Burcu Civelek Yüce has a B.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering (2000) and an Executive MBA degree (2005) from Boğaziçi University, both of which she earned as ranking 1st of her class. She attended corporate strategy and organizational renewal courses at Harvard Business School and was a special student on game theory at Koç University for one semester.