Doing Business in Turkey

About Citi Commercial Bank Turkey

Citi opened its first office in Istanbul in 1975 and has since located commercial bank centers in Turkey's capital city, Ankara; the international Aegean port city of Izmir; Bursa, the center of Turkey's well-established and growing automotive industry; and Gaziantep, the commercial center of Anatolia, Turkey's premier agribusiness region. CCB Turkey's Relationship Managers are committed to learning their clients' industries, strategies, business priorities and personal goals. Serving as Thought Partners, they have the insights and access to global commercial bank solutions that help clients thrive in volatile and fiercely competitive business landscapes.


Baris Tezcan

CCB Turkey Country Business Head

Mr. Tezcan joined Citi in 2000 and brings 18 years of banking experience to his position. He has worked for Citi in a number of increasingly senior positions, including an assignment as head of the TTS and Citi Transaction Service business covering Turkey and non-presence countries for the Central Asia Region. Mr. Tezcan has most recently been instrumental in successfully launching a disciplined business strategy and execution model. Prior to his current role at CCB, he held a number of senior roles in TTS, Cash Management and Commercial Banking. He holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the Department of Statistics at METU, and an MBA degree from Bilgi /MBS University joint program.

"Citi Commercial Bank has been a reliable business partner serving Turkey since 1998. Our main focus is a commitment to providing a financial partnership that extends to more than 100 countries. We are fully dedicated to helping our clients grow their businesses internationally and globally. Our motto will continue to be 'Bringing global reach to our clients, taking our clients to the world'."

- Baris Tezcan