Sarp Tarhanacı as Head of the Executive Committee of PttBullion has a career of more than 20 years in trading, investment and cash management strategy. He is a global name in the sourcing and trading of precious metals. After establishing PttBullion as a public-private partnership trading company, he is also spearheading the “gold reserve management program” for Central Banks. He was the founding partner and Country President of Loomis Turkey and is also on the board of numerous international companies. Sarp Tarhanacı was born in Istanbul, Turkey. He completed his MBA at Northeastern University.
As a founder and Group CEO of DD Holding Mr. Gökhan Yılmaz has a proven track record of success spanning financial leadership roles in various business sectors. Highly commercially focused and capable financial, sales and operational leader with a strong track record of strategic development and enablement of business growth strategies through financial expertise and a deep understanding of trade markets. Key expertise spans a broad range of business functions including Finance, accounting, procurement, logistics, contracts, HR, administration and business development with additional skills spanning M&A including due diligence and leading feasibility studies. Also possesses extensive international experience having worked in various locations worldwide (9 different countries). Mr. Yılmaz was born in Ankara, Turkey and he got his BA degree at Bilkent University Economics Department.
Following the graduation from Yıldız Technical University as Electrical Engineer, Mr. Orhan B. Köseraif attended the MBA program in University of South Florida and also worked as a teaching assistant to Prof. Stan Birkin. After returning to Turkey in 1996 Mr. Koseraif started his banking career in Interbank followed by Citibank and BNP Paribas-TEB. He moved to Petline Oil Products as CFO in 2005 and setup relations with Swiss and French Banks and arranged M&A mandate to BNP Paribas for the sale of shares to foreign investors. In 2007 he moved to Bayegan group as CFO and worked there untill 2013. During his tenor the group setup international companies, established financing capabilities in Switzerland, UK, UAE, Netherlands as well as managed key projects. The group grew from 120 Million USD revenues to 1.3 Billion USD at his departure in 2013. He established BRN Consulting with Mr. Alp in 2014 and has been working there since as Managing Partner. Mr. Koseraif speaks English, German and Danish.
Muhammet Yılmaz is the CEO of EARTHANDSPACE Mining company and an executive committee member of DD Holding company. He has been running many national and international projects on mining, precious metals, prospecting and exploration for gold over more than a decade with great success. Significant number of scientific projects were successfully completed in the regions of Africa, CIS and Southern America with his outstanding effort. Muhammet Yılmaz was born in Sinop, Turkey. He got his master’s degree from Isparta Süleyman Demirel University and did his doctorate at the same university in mining deposits field.