Our Company's Board of Directors has resolved that Fahri Kasırga shall be appointed as an Independent board member, in the capacity of real person board member, to the board member position which became vacant due to the resignation of Süleyman Karaman, one of our Independent Board members, for the remaining term of office of the Board of Directors in accordance with Article 363 of Turkish Commercial Code as to be submitted to the approval of the General Assembly of our Company at the first upcoming General Assembly Meeting to be held.
(1953) Born in Rize-Çayeli, Kasırga graduated from İstanbul Kabataş Erkek High School, after completing his primary and secondary education in Çayeli. After graduating from İstanbul University Faculty of Law in 1977, he started his internship as a judge candidate at Rize in 1978, then in August, 1979 he was accepted as Hopa Public Prosecutor. In December, 1979 he left his job to fulfill his national service. He returned to service as Erzurum-Olur Deputy Public Prosecutor and served as Public Prosecutor of Trabzon-Çaykara, Sakarya-Karasu and Chief Public Prosecutor of Ordu-Fatsa, Diyarbakır, Kocaeli respectively.
In December 26, 2001 he was appointed as Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor, while he was performing this duty, he was appointed as Undersecretary of Ministry of Justice in October 3, 2010. Due to the 2007 General Elections, he was appointed as Minister of Justice and served as Minister of Justice between May 8, 2007 and August 29, 2007. Then he returned back to his duty of Undersecretary of Ministry of Justice. After performing this assignment about 1 year more, he was appointed to Prime Ministry High Counselor in July 18, 2008.
Kasırga was appointed as Undersecretary of Prime Ministry in January 20, 2014, he is married with two children.