After receiving his bachelor's degree from Industrial Engineering Department of Istanbul Technical University in 1989, Ragip Balcioglu completed Executive MBA Program in Koç University in 1996.
Ragip Balcioglu started his professional life as Marketing Manager in Data Hidrolik Makine Sanayi A.Ş. in 1990. Working as an Imported Materials Planning and Purchasing Specialist between 1992-1996 in Arçelik A.Ş., Mr. Balcioglu was assigned as Trade Manager in Beko UK in 1996. Balcioglu was assigned as Product Marketing Manager in 2003 and then respectively assigned as Product Marketing Unit Director in 2004 and as Product Management and Procurement Director in 2006. Balcioglu worked as Sales Director between 2008-2010, as Country Manager - UK and Ireland, Beko PLC General Manager between 2011-2015 and has been working as Assistant General Manager - International Trade since February, 2015.