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Vitsan Mümessillik ve Müşavirlik A.Ş.

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Bilezik Sokak No.4 34427 Fındıklı/İstanbul

vitsan@vitsan.com.tr

+90 530 129 1212

Our team

Arda Kovan Claims Handler

Working as claim handler in Vitsan A.S. since 2015. He is managing a claim from the start through to settlement, making decisions on the extent and validity of a claim, handling the recovery actions. He has also “Lloyd’s Technical Cargo Surveying” Certificate. Before joining our team he worked for as an insurance assistant.

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Cem Bilgişin General Coordinator

Studied Entrepreneurship and marketing at Richmond University in London. Returning to Istanbul after studies, I started to work at Vitsan in 2016, since then he has been involved in management and operations at the company.

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Emre Özcan Senior Chief Surveyor /Senior Loss Adjuster

Dr. Emre Ozcan graduated with B.Sc. in civil engineering, and having graduated with M.Sc. in transportation engineering, he earned a PhD degree in quantitative risk engineering by focusing on insurance pricing for the railway undertakings in Turkey. Dr. Ozcan joined VITSAN family in 2005. His specialist technical knowledge covers marine/non-marine claims such as construction and erection all risks associated with BI (Business Interruption), DSU (Delay in Start Up)/ALOP (Advance Loss of Profit), field of liabilities and risk analysis with stochastic process.

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Eva Adamandidi Lloyds & Average Agency

Eva has joined Vitsan in 1986 as assistant to Claims Executives at the time . By the time she was involved in forming the average agency department upon Lloyds authorisation Vitsan as Settling Agent.Over the years she was involved in handling of wide variety marine claims, risk analysis, none marine losses , liability , fine art claims & recoveries. Now her responsibilities are with managing large claims and the claims team of the Average Agency department. She has also taken the role to educate our junior claims team and overall see how our insurance claims services can be enhanced

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Mahmut Nedim Şener Claims Executive

Nedim is a Naval Architecht (ITU) and completed an International Management program at IU and had worked as a design engineer in a well known shipyard and has joined Vitsan in 1990 as marine surveyor. After performing countless surveys for 16 years, He became Survey department Manager in 2006 and finally joined to Claim handling department in 2017. He has vast experience on H&M and P&I matters.

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Namık Akyöndem Claims Executive

Graduated from the Academy of Economic and Commercial Sciences, Ankara. He joined VITSAN AS, in 01 September, 1989, at P-I Dept as “claims executive” after working (abt) 21 years at different Companies (as Ankara Chamber of Commerce, The Ministry of Village Affairs, Ankara / D.B. Turkish Cargo Lines, Istanbul / Turkish Libyan Joint Maritime Stock Company Istanbul). Still working as “claims executive” at P-I Dept, handling nearly all kind of P-I matters.

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Okan Erkırtay Technical Manager

Graduated from the Academy of Economic and Commercial Sciences, Ankara. He joined VITSAN AS, in 01 September, 1989, at P-I Dept as “claims executive” after working (abt) 21 years at different Companies (as Ankara Chamber of Commerce, The Ministry of Village Affairs, Ankara / D.B. Turkish Cargo Lines, Istanbul / Turkish Libyan Joint Maritime Stock Company Istanbul). Still working as “claims executive” at P-I Dept, handling nearly all kind of P-I matters.

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Salih Akkaya MSc. Architect

He has been working in Vitsan since 1999 and is currently working as a Senior Surveyor in the Average Department specializing both in marine and non-marine losses .Over the years he was involved in handling a wide variety of marine, none marine claims. He also serves as the “Branch Offices Manager” including Baku /Azerbaijan and Batumi /Georgia being both Lloyds Agent in their area.

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Sedef Saka Claims Handler

Sedef Saka, whom is an alumna of the University of Istanbul, joined Vitsan P&I department in early 2019. She has been continuing to study for a master's degree in Capital Market and Commercial Law at Bahcesehir University, Institute of Social Sciences. Presently, works as a claims handler at P&I department.”

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Ziya Mesut Koç Survey Department Manager

Ziya Mesut KOC has graduated from Marine Transportation and Management Engineering in 2008 and then worked on board Chemical Tankers for 6 years. He has joined Vitsan family in 2015 as a Marine Surveyor and then he promoted to survey department manager in 2017 and dealing with reporting, survey organization, coordination and he participates in surveys in the field in case needed.

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