Nazan Somer

Nazan Somer

Board Member (Independent)

Nazan Somer graduated from Bogazici University Department of Business Administration in 1985. With over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, she holds significant leadership roles in various organizations. Nazan was the EVP in charge of Retail Banking at Yapı Kredi, one of Turkey's largest private banks. She began her career at Yapı Kredi as the Executive Vice President in charge of Retail Banking in charge of credit cards and consumer lending. Her career began as an Independent Auditor at Arthur Andersen's Istanbul office. She currently serves as the Chairperson of Mapfre Insurance (Turkey) and is an Independent Board Member of Worldline, UniCredit Romania, and Zagrebacka Banka (UniCredit Croatia) and UniCredit Slovenia. In UniCredit subsidiaries, she serves as a Supervisory Board Member, Chairperson of the Audit Committee, and a member of the Risk, Nomination, and Remuneration Committees. First female 'Board Member' at Visa Europe, where she served as a Board Director from 2003 to 2016 and chaired Visa Turkey until December 2017.