Executive Board

1. Head of the Executive Board and CEO - AVNI DEMIRCI

Avni Demirci was born on 1st of February 1967 in Azdavay, a district of Kastamonu city of the Republic of Turkey. In 1992 he graduated from the English language faculty of the 19 Mayıs University. He continued his education in Ziraat Bank Banking School, which was part of Ziraat Bank, and worked in Banking Services division of  Ziraat Bank's Agricultural Loans Department. AVNİ DEMİRCİ was involved in the creative activities of its subsidiaries and branches in foreign countries of T.C. Ziraat Bank A.Ş. AVNİ DEMİRCİ has held senior positions in the subsidiaries of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. After serving as Chairman of the Board in Turkmenistan for the last year, he was appointed Head of the Board of Subsidiary Banks in Turkey. AVNI DEMIRCI, has more than 23 years of experience in the banking sector, has served as the Chairman of the Board of our foreign subsidiary Ziraat Bank in Moscow and has been the Chairman of the Board of Ziraat Bank Azerbaijan OJSC since 30.12.2014.Member of the Executive Board of the Turkey-Azerbaijan Business Council (DEIK), Assistant Chairman of the Board of the Azerbaijan-Turkey Businessmen's Union (ATIB) and a member of the Board of the Caspian European Club

He has also been serving as a Judge at the European Commercial Arbitration Court for 3 years.


2. Member of the Executive Board - ROVSHAN İBRAHİMOV

2000-2004 - Azerbaijan International University - Bachelor's degree in Legal Regulation of Economics

2007-2010 - Azerbaijan State University of Economics - Master's degree in Finance.


He started his career in 2006 as a Credit Specialist at Demirbank OJSC. In the following years, he continued to work in the same bank as Senior Credit Specialist, Branch Manager, Head of Unit and Deputy Director of the Credit Analysis Department. He worked as the Director of Credit Allocation and Monitoring  Department at Ziraat Bank Azerbaijan OJSC between 2015-2019. And since 2019, he has been working as the Director of the Operations Department at Ziraat Bank Azerbaijan OJSC.


On June 18, 2020, he has been appointed as a Member of the Executive Board of the “Ziraat Bank Azerbaijan” OJC.



3. Member of the Executive Board - VUGAR ALİPASHAYEV

1997-2001 “Azerbaijan State University of Economics” - Bachelor's degree in Finance and Credit

2001-2003 “Azerbaijan State University of Economics” - Master's degree in Finance and Credit

Since 2018 participates in Philosophy Doctorate Program of the Azerbaijan State University of Economics –on "Domestic Fiscal Policy and Public Finance"

He started his professional career in 2003 as a Loan Officer in the “Microfinance Bank of Azerbaijan” CJC (current name: “Access Bank” CJC). In the following years, he occupied different positions such as  Senior Loan Officer, Branch Manager and Director of the Corporate Banking Services in the same bank. Since 2015 he continued his career in “Pasha Bank” OJC as a Director of the SME Banking Department . He joined to the “Ziraat Bank Azerbaijan” OJC team as the Head of Customer Services Department since March 2016.

On June 18, 2020, he has been appointed as a Member of the Executive Board of the “Ziraat Bank Azerbaijan” OJC.