CEO, HSBC Bank A.S. Turkey
Piraye Antika has c. 25 years of international financial services experience in the areas of commercial & retail banking, corporate finance, treasury and capital markets. She joined HSBC Group in 1990 after 5 years at Chase Manhattan where she held several positions both in Turkey and in London. Upon her return to Turkey in 1990, she joined HSBC Turkey (Midland) team as Deputy Managing Director to set up a greenfield subsidiary in Istanbul. Since 1993 she has been running HSBC Bank Turkey A.S. as Turkey CEO. She has been appointed Group General Manager in 2005. She has led the acquisition of Demirbank by HSBC in 2001, and Benkar/Advantage Card in 2002. She was recently elected to be the Chairwoman of YASED - International Investors Association of Turkey. She is a graduate of Boğaziçi University and University of Iowa.