Our Corporate Team

Adnan Nuri Ozkaya
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Adnan Nuri Ozkaya has over 30 years of international work experience in various senior roles.

Mr. Ozkaya is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Norm. Prior to this, he had also acted as a business consultant and board member for Norm since February 2012.

Mr. Ozkaya worked for Lafarge group and assumed various positions in Turkey and at Head Quarters in Paris for 17 years. He acted as the Chief Executive Officer between 2002 and 2010, and as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer between 1999 and 2002 in Lafarge Cement Turkey. Prior to this, he worked for the audit company until the end of 1992.

Mr. Ozkaya graduated from Bogazici University Business Administration in 1988.
Yusif Jabbarov
Board Member
Yusif Jabbarov has 20 years of successful track record in various industries, including leadership and executive management roles in oil and gas, telecommunications and financial institutions.

Mr. Jabbarov is the CEO of NEQSOL Holding, a diversified group of companies operating in various fields and countries. Prior to this, he had served as the Head of the Shareholder’s Office since 2015.

Yusif Jabbarov is a Member of the Boards of Directors at various companies within the holding. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Vodafone Ukraine, the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at Bakcell, and the Member of the Boards of Directors at the UK-based oil groups Nobel Upstream and Nobel Oil Services, and Norm, the largest cement producer in the South Caucasus.

Mr. Jabbarov joined the group in 2013 as the Deputy General Manager and Chief Financial Officer at Nobel Oil group of companies. He served in the financial industry from 2000 to 2013. He had worked as the Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board at one of the leading commercial banks of Azerbaijan.

He successfully completed one-year executive education (PLD - Strategic Management) at Harvard Business School in 2012. Mr. Jabbarov obtained an MBA degree from Birmingham Business School in 2007 and a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from UNEC in 2002.
Imran Ahmadzada
Board Member
Imran Ahmadzada has extensive experience in oil, telecommunications, financial and industrial institutions.

Mr. Ahmadzada is the Member of the Board of Directors of Norm. He is also the Chief Financial Officer of NEQSOL Holding and the Member of the Board of Directors at Nobel Oil Services (UK) Limited, the UK-registered oil group.

He joined Nobel Oil group of companies as the Chief Treasury Officer in 2013. Prior to this, Mr. Ahmadzada worked in different roles in the banking sector since 2004 in the fields of Treasury, Risk Management, Credit Underwriting, Portfolio Management. He also worked as an Adjunct Lecturer at various Universities.

He successfully completed one-year executive education (PLD) at Harvard Business School in 2019 and obtained an MBA in Financial Management degree in 2009 from Coburg University in Germany.
Mehmet Hayrettin Sener
Board Member
Mehmet Hayrettin Sener has about 40 years of work experience in Cement Industry in Turkey.

Mr. Sener is the Member of the Board of Directors of Norm. He has been Board Member of Quality and Environment Council of Turkish Cement Manufacturers Association, lastly.

Mr. Sener worked in SABANCI Holding Cement Plants and Holding Cement Group for more than 30 years, including about 5 years as a General Manager and Board Member, and one of the biggest Cement Plant in Turkey, NUH Cement, about 6 years as a General Manager.

Mr. Sener obtained his master's degree in Chemical Engineering Department of Polytechnic University of New York/USA and his undergraduate degree from the Chemical Engineering Department of the Technical University of Istanbul.
Henning Sasse
Chief Executive Officer
Henning Sasse has over 24 years of work experience, mostly in various senior Technical and General Management roles.

Mr. Sasse is the Chief Executive Officer of Norm. Before joining Norm, he worked as Head of Cement Industrial India of LafargeHolcim and in addition was ExCo Member of two LafargeHolcim Group Companies in India.

He has valuable 19 years of experience in cement and other building materials as well as in waste management and alternative resources from various assignments in Germany, Azerbaijan, Russia, and India/South Asia.

Mr. Sasse holds a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Technical University Braunschweig and a Ph.D. in Economics from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. He also completed two Senior Leadership and Management Programs at IMD, Lausanne.
Fuad Behbud
Chief Financial Officer
After attaining his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Turkey’s Bogazici University in 1999, Fuad Behbud began his early career as an Equity Research Analyst in Nurol Securities in Istanbul. He then moved to work at Raymond James Securities from July, 1999.

In 2002, Mr. Behbud applied to a special accounting and federal taxation program in the University of California in Los Angeles, USA in order to enhance his accounting and tax knowledge and skills and completed the program by 2004.

After returning back to Azerbaijan in 2004, he started to work as a staff auditor in Deloitte & Touche in Baku and then moved to BP Azerbaijan to work in the position of commercial analyst in central planning team. Meanwhile, in 2005 he successfully passed all sections of the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination and qualified for CPA certification from California Board of Accountancy.

In 2006, Mr. Behbud moved to Karasu Operating Company’s Azerbaijan office to the position of Deputy Finance Controller and then in 2008 year promoted to become Finance Manager. In 2009 year, he moved to Norm LLC and has been holding the position of Chief Financial Officer since that time.