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Okan Acar, PhD

Okan Acar, PhD

Digital Transformation Group Manager Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank


Okan Acar has 19 years of banking experience in several departments including Credit Analysis, Product Development, Retail Marketing, SME Marketing, Digital Marketing, and Private Banking Marketing.

He also taught undergraduate courses at a private university for 2 semesters. He has a Ph.D. in Finance at Istanbul University. In addition, he is also an advanced CMB license, credit, and corporate rating licenses and a BES certificate.

Since April 2018, Okan has been working on the digital transformation program of Kuveyt Turk with the main objective of maximizing Customer Experience.

Kuveyt Turk is a middle-sized commercial Turkish bank working under the Participation of Banking principles. 62% of Bank’s shares are held by Kuwait Finance House, 18.7% by the General Directorate of Foundations, 9% by Social Security Institution of Kuwait State, 9% by Islamic Development Bank, the remaining 1% by other real and legal persons.

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