Mr. Robert Sonman has graduated from the Department of Architecture with an M.A. degree from the McGill University in Canada. He works as the Chair of the Board of Directors at the Burla Group Companies, which have shares in Arçelik A.Ş. He has been a Member of the Board of Directors at Arçelik A.Ş. since April 1994. He speaks English and French. Mr. Robert Sonman, who is a Non-Executive Board Member pursuant to the Corporate Governance Principles of the CMB, is not an independent member.