Born in 1967 in Ankara, Çakiroglu graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences, Business Administration Department and received his master’s degree from University of Illinois. He started his professional life in Ministry of Finance in 1988. 1997-1998, he taught as part time instructor at Bilkent University. Çakiroglu, joined Koç Group in 1998 as Koç Holding Financial Group Coordinator. He was the General Manager of Koçtas between 2002-2007 and the CEO of Migros between 2007-2008. He has been the CEO of Arçelik since 2008 and has been the President of the Durable Goods Group of Koç Holding A.S. since April 2010.
Levent Çakiroglu has been appointed as Deputy CEO of Koç Holding on February 17, 2015, and CEO of Koç Holding following the General Assembly on March 31, 2015.