Kaan Gür, with over 30 years of experience in the banking sector, obtained his degree from Gazi University's Faculty of Banking and Insurance and an Executive MBA from the Middle East Technical University. He began his career in a prominent private sector bank, holding positions such as Branch and Regional Manager in Corporate, Commercial, and SME Banking, later transitioning to the role of Director of SME Marketing Coordination.
In 2011, Gür joined Akbank as the Executive Vice President of SME Banking. From 2013 to 2017, he served as the Executive Vice President of the Commercial Banking segment, overseeing the Cash Management and Trade Finance departments. During this period at Akbank, he also held the positions of Chairman of AK Lease and Vice Chairman of AK Investment, both Akbank subsidiaries.
Between 2017 and 2023, Gür assumed the role of CEO and Board Member at another private sector bank, leading transformations across various areas, including corporate, technological, and cultural sectors. As of October 2023, Gür has assumed the position of CEO and Board Member of Akbank.