After graduating from Coventry University (1995) in the UK (BA Business Administration, majoring in Marketing). Deniz started bis career as a Bunker Trader for CYE Petrol/lstanbul(Physical Bunker Supplier) in 1995.
Between 1998 and 2008 he held the position of Operation and Sales Manager for the Company before being appointed as the CEO in 2009.
Deniz was the Establishing Board Member for the Turkish Bunker Association (TBA) in 2001 and Vice Chairman for the Association between 2002 and 2005. He was elected as the Chairman of the Association eight times (2006, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2019).
During 2013 – 2018, Deniz served as Assembly Member of TCS (Turkish Chamber of Shipping). In TCS he was Reserve Board Member, also served as Chairman of Environment Committee.
Deniz is still CEO of CYE Petrol Tie A.Ș. and Chairman of The Turkish Bunker Association.
I have 25 years of bunker career (1995 — 2019). I spent 12 years as Chairman of Turkish Bunker Association. With my colleagues in TBA, we experienced success based on reading and implementing international regulations properly. In IBIA we aim to practice same approach with wider cooperation.