Executive Board

The Board of Directors is the decision-making body of the Agency. It consists of provincial governors, provincial metropolitan mayors, heads of provincial chambers of commerce and industry, and the secretary general of the agency in regions consisting of more than one province. GEKA Board of Directors is carried out alternately by the Governors of Muğla and Aydın, starting from Denizli within the scope of the relevant legislation.

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of our agency is the Governor of Aydın, Yakup CANBOLAT.


  • Aydın Governor Yakup CANBOLAT Chairman of the Board
  • Denizli Governer Ömer Faruk COŞKUN Deputy Board Member
  • Muğla Governor İdris AKBIYIK Board Member
  • Aydın Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Özlem ÇERÇIOĞLU Board Member
  • Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman ZOLAN Board Member
  • Mugla Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Dr.Osman GÜRÜN Board Member
  • Chairman of Aydın Chamber of Industry Gökhan MARAŞ Board Member
  • Chairman of Denizli Chamber of Industry Selim KASAPOĞLU Board Member
  • Chairman of Muğla Chamber of Commerce and Industry Bülent KARAKUŞ Board Member
  • Chairman of Aydın Chamber of Commerce Hakan ÜLKEN Board Member
  • Chairman of Denizli Chamber of Commerce UĞur ERDOĞAN Board Member
  • South Aegean Development Agency General Secretary Özgur AKDOĞAN Board Member