CEO and the Member of the Board
Graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences, and Department of Public Administration. In 1996, Çakar started to work as an Assistant Auditor in our Bank, served as Auditor and Department Manager and was appointed as Regional Director-in-chief in 2005. Çakar, became the Head of Department in September 2007, served as Executive Vice President for Retail Banking, Executive Vice President for Operations, Executive Vice President for Consumer Banking and Executive Vice President for Retail Banking, he served as Executive Vice President for Distribution Channels Management between January 2016-July 2017, Executive Vice President for Payment Systems between July 2017-June 2018, Executive Vice President for Retail Banking-2 between June 2018-March 2021. He served as member of the Board of Directors/member of the Audit Board of Ziraat Finansal Kiralama (Ziraat Leasing), Bileşim Alternatif Dağıtım Kanalları Ödeme Sistemi A.Ş., Ziraat Hayat ve Emeklilik A.Ş. (Ziraat Life & Pension), Ziraat Sigorta A.Ş. (Ziraat Insurance), Kredi Kayıt Bürosu A.Ş. (Credit Registry Bureau), Ziraat Bank (Moscow) JSC, Turkmen Turkish Joint Stock Commercial Bank, Ziraat Teknoloji A.Ş. (Ziraat Technology), Bankalararası Kart Merkezi A.Ş. (Interbank Card Center), Ziraat Gayrimenkul Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş. (Ziraat REIT), Ziraat Bank (Moscow) JSC, respectively, between the years of 2003-2019. Çakar has been serving as the CEO and member of Board of Ziraat Bank since March 2021. He is the Chairman of the Credit Committee since 26.03.2021. He has been the Chairman of The Banks Association of Türkiye since 22.04.2021. He is member to the Board of Türkiye Wealth Fund since May, 2021. He has been carrying out the duty as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ziraat Participation Bank since 01.02.2022.
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