TEKB Board of Directors

Phar. Mustafa Turunç – Chairman of the TEKB Board of Directors

He was born in Afyonkarahisar in 1955. He graduated from the Bakırköy High School. He graduated form the İ.İ.T.İ, the faculty of pharmacy in 1980. He worked in various positions in the Istanbul Chamber of Pharmacists. From 1995 to 1997, he hold the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Istanbul Chamber of pharmacists. He hold the Chairman of the central Board of Directors of Çağdaş Pharmacists Association and Pharmacy Owners Association. He has worked to establish Pharmacists Cooperative and is one of the co-founders. He held office as Vice President of the Board of İstanbul Pharmacists Cooperative and appointed to the Auditing Board at different periods. Being Patient Rights Movement Association activist, and one of the founder of Havan Radyo, Mr. TURUNÇ has also managed the Havan Radyo as a coordinator. He still continues to act as delegate of Association of All Pharmacists Cooperatives of İstanbul Pharmacists Cooperative.

Phar. Mehmet Süha EKLER – Vice Chairman of the TEKB Board of Directors

He was born in 1956 in İzmir. He graduated from Ege University Faculty of Pharmacy in 1977. He began his working life as a free pharmacist in İstiklal pharmacy in İkiçeşmelik, İzmir in 1978. He has continued his professional life as a free pharmacist in Süha Ekler pharmacy in Menemen, İzmir since August 2001.

He was a member of the board from 1984 to 1996 and from 2002 to 2010 and a member of  Board of Auditor from 1996 to 1999 at EDAK Pharmacy Cooperative. He was a member of the board at İzmir Chamber of Pharmacists from 1982 to 1987 and at Turkish Pharmacists Association from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Ekler, who was the chairman of the board of directors at Farmalojistik Inc. between 2008 and 2010, is one of the founding members of Çağdaş Pharmacists Laboratory Industry and Trade Inc. and was a member of the board there for almost ten years. He has been Vice Chairman of the board at TEKB since July 2017. 

Phar. Zekeriya KOLAT – Member of the TEKB Board of Directors

He was born in Gumilcine, Greece on 22 August 1979. He graduated from Bursa Male High School in 1996 and from the Faculty of Pharmacy of Anadolu University in 2002. He worked as a hospital pharmacist at Medicine Faculty of Uludağ University between the years 2002 and 2004. He started his free pharmacist life with Nesrin Pharmacy. He assigned in the BEK authorized committees between the years 2005 and 2008.  He also assigned Member of the Board of Director of BEK between the years 2008-2013, Member of the Board of Directors of the Çağdaş Pharmacists Laboratory between the years 2010 and 2011, Member of the Board of Directors of TEKB between the years 2013 and 2014, Vice President of the Board of Directors of BEK between the years 2013-2017. He has been member of the Board of Directors of TEKB and President of Board of Auditor of BEK since 2017.

Phar. Ali ÜNAL – Member of the TEKB Board of Directors

He was born in the Trabzon in 1950. He completed his primary, secondary and high school in Trabzon. He graduated from Faculty of Pharmacy of Marmara University in 1974. He started his free pharmacist life with Namık Kemal Pharmacy. Mr. Unal, who is in the management of many professional associations, societies and foundation throughout his professional life, has been  Board Member of the Ankara Chamber of Pharmacists, Board Member of the Istanbul Pharmacists Cooperative, Board Member of the National Cooperatives Association and member of congress in Trabzonspor.

Phar. Aytekin SARPKAYA – Member of the TEKB Board of Directors

He was born in 1968 in Tarsus, Mersin. He completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Tarsus. He graduated from Anatolian University Faculty of Pharmacy in 1991. 

He began his working life as a free pharmacist in Sarpkaya Pharmacy in February 1992. He was the Tarsus representative of Mersin Chamber of Pharmacists, was a member of the board in 2001 and a member of the supervisory board between 2003 and 2007 at Mersin Chamber of Pharmacists. He was a member of the board and the vice president at Southern Pharmacy Cooperative between 2007 and 2014. He has continued his post as the convention delegate of Southern Pharmacy Cooperative since 2014. Mr. Sarpkaya, one of the founding members of Doğal Destek Inc., held the posts of membership of board at Doğal Destek Inc. and Çağdaş Pharmacists Laboratory Inc. He has been a member of the board at TEKB since July 2016.

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