Following graduation from Istanbul Technical University / Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Cahit Erdoğan completed his MBA degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. Erdoğan started his professional career at Xerox Corporation (Rochester, NY) as a Business Analyst. In 2000, Erdoğan started his Management Consultancy career by joining Accenture Turkey. Until 2019, he worked in Accenture as Consultant, Manager and Senior Manager and in February 2008, he was appointed as Turkey Country Lead of the Management Consulting. Erdoğan joined Yapı Kredi in 2009 as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Since July 2013, he assumed the position of Assistant General Manager in charge of Information Technologies and Operations at the Bank. Between May 2020 and August 2021, he was the Chief Operations Officer (COO), responsible of Information Technologies, Operations and Analytics. As of August 2021, he appointed as Assistant General Manager of Commercial and SME Banking in Yapı Kredi. Mr. Erdoğan is also a member of the Executive Committee in Yapı Kredi since July 2013, the Chairman of the Board of Directors in Yapı Kredi Technology A.Ş between May 2015- August 2021, he was the member of the Board in Yapı Kredi Investment & Securities A.Ş. between March 2020- September 2021 and member of the Board in Yapı Kredi Factoring, Yapı Kredi Leasing, Yapı Kredi Bank Azerbaijan since August 2021.