Marion James, Istanbul
With the emergence of a number of Islamic finance banks and related insurance companies in Turkey, the “Katılım Sigortacılığı Derneği” – a new association related to takaful insurance – has been established.
Called KATSİDER for short, this organisation exists to:
• Develop the takaful insurance market in Turkey
• Support those individuals and organisations in Turkey who are working in accordance with takaful insurance principles.
The first Chairman of the association is Özgür Bülent Koç, who is also the Chairman of Neova Sigorta.
Other members of the board of the association are:
Assistant Chairman:Levent ORUÇ
Assistant Chairman: Ayhan SİNCEK
General Secretary: Yunus Emre GÜRBÜZ
Treasurer: Serdar SEVİNDİK
Board Member: Oğuz KARAHANÇER
Board Member: İsmail AYDEMİR