Levent Çakıroğlu graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences, Business Administration Department and received his master’s degree from University of Illinois. He started his career as an Assistant Auditor at the Ministry of Finance in 1988, where he worked as a Senior Auditor between 1991 and 1997. He was appointed as Assistant Manager of Financial Crimes Investigation Board between 1997 and 1998, meanwhile he taught as a Part Time Instructor at Bilkent University. Çakıroğlu joined Koç Group in 1998 as Koç Holding Financial Group Coordinator. He was the General Manager of Koçtaş between 2002 and 2007 and the CEO of Migros between 2007 and 2008. He was assigned as the CEO of Arçelik in 2008 and also became President of the Durable Goods Group of Koç Holding in April 2010. Çakıroğlu has been appointed as the CEO of Koç Holding in April 2015. He currently serves as the CEO and has also been a Member of the Board of Directors of Koç Holding since April 2016. Levent Çakıroğlu is also the Chair of the Board of Directors of Arçelik- LG and TürkTraktör, the Vice Chair of Yapı Kredi Bank and Otokar and Member of the Board of Directors at various Koç Group companies.
Mr. Levent Çakıroğlu, who was a non-executive board member is not an independent member pursuant to the Corporate Governance Principles of the CMB. The positions he has undertaken for the last ten years are listed above and currently he is taking office in the boards of directors of some Koç Group companies.