H. Ersin Özince was born in 1953. His banking career began in 1976 at Türkiye İşbankı (İşbank) by joining the Board of Inspectors after graduating from Middle East Technical University in Ankara with a BS degree in Management in 1975.
After working at various managerial positions at İşbank, Ersin Özince was promoted to the post of Deputy Chief Executive in 1994 and until he became the CEO of İşbank in 1998, his responsibilities encompassed the Treasury, Financial Management, Capital Markets, Commercial Loans and the Credit Information and Financial Analysis Divisions of the Bank. Mr Ozince was appointed to İşbank’s Board of Directors as Chairman on April 1, 2011.
Ersin Özince was elected as Chairman of the Banks’ Association of Turkey on May 31, 2002 and resigned from the chairman position as of April 2011. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Şişecam, a member of the Board of Directors of The Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion,for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats (TEMA) along with his memberships at Institut Internationale d’Etudes Bancaires (IIEB),The Institute of International Finance (IIF) ,The Board of Trustees of Bilkent University. Also he is an Advisory Board Member of World Wildlife Fund-Turkey (WWF.)
Ersin Özince speaks English, is married and has two daughters.